Research Associate for the Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute - McCourt Sc

Washington D.C.
May 23, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy's Health Policy Institute is a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and staff dedicated to conducting research on key issues in health policy and health services research.  Institute members are engaged in a wide diversity of projects, focusing on issues relating to health care financing, the uninsured, federal health insurance reforms, quality of care and outcomes research, mental health services research, and the impact of changes in the health care market on providers and patients. The Institute's Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) improves access to affordable and adequate health insurance by providing balanced, evidence-based research, analysis and strategic advice. 

The Research Associate provides organizational and research support to CHIR senior faculty in duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Provides research and writing support for policy briefs, reports, presentations and other products in collaboration with lead authors.
  • Supports CHIR's communications efforts by operating and maintaining our blog and web site, monitoring and providing research on media trends, and helping us to expand our use of social media
  • Coordinates and manage CHIR's electronic mailing lists and e-mail communications - for example, newsletters, alerts, and/or notices.)
  • Serves as CHIR's administrative lead by scheduling and providing logistical support for meetings, scheduling calls and appointments, maintaining filing systems, and other administrative support as needed.
  • Assists with the design and layout of PowerPoint presentations and other communication products in collaboration with lead authors and communications staff.
  • Provides research and administrative support to CHIR senior faculty as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 1 year of work experience in an office setting - preference for experience, and demonstrated interest in, health policy and health reform
  • Project coordination and administrative experience - to include managing competing priorities
  • Excellent organizational, research, interpersonal, and communications - both verbal and written - skills - to include the ability to write clearly, concisely and under deadline
  • Highly computer literate and technologically/web savvy - preference for experience with HTML, and web and email content management programs such as WordPress and/or MailChimp
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment for a mission-oriented organization
  • Flexibility, initiative, attention to detail, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise

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