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Research Fellow – Focus on Private Health Insurance Regulation

The Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR), is seeking a Research Fellow to support an ongoing project focused on federal and state regulation of private health insurance. The Research Fellow will be responsible for conducting systematic research and monitoring of federal and state regulation of private health insurance, including analysis of legislation, regulations and sub-regulatory guidance.  The Research Fellow also will be responsible for conducting outreach to state and federal regulators to support the research projects managed by senior faculty.  These outreach activities will include providing support for research interviews of state and federal regulators as well as other stakeholders. The Research Fellow will play a significant role in using the information collected from research and interviews to draft data summaries, blog posts, and issue briefs to inform policymakers, media, and other stakeholders. 


Candidates must have a demonstrable understanding of current issues related to the regulation of private health insurance, including the Affordable Care Act. Job responsibilities are predominately research-based and require attention to detail. Candidates must be detail oriented and demonstrate strong analytical, organizational, and writing skills.

One year of professional health policy experience is strongly preferred. A law degree or relevant graduate level degree is required.

Please send a cover letter, resume, names of three references, and a writing sample to Kevin Lucia at kwl@georgetown.edu and JoAnn Volk at Joann.volk@georgetown.edu. Please include “Research Fellow – Private Health Insurance” in the subject line.