Research Associate, Center for Children and Family - McCourt School of Public Policy

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 11, 2017
Closes
Jun 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Research Associate, Center for Children and Family - McCourt School of Public Policy

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an independent, nonpartisan policy and research center founded in 2005 with a mission to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America's children and families. CCF focuses principally on issues relating to low-income children and families with a particular emphasis on implementation and policy issues related to Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act.

The Research Associate plays a central role by providing qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis to help advance CCF's mission to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America's children and families. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts research and data analysis on health policy issues in support of CCF's written reports, public presentations, and policy analysis work.
  • Monitors and tracks activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage.
  • Provides assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues.
  • Helps maintain CCF's research library, child and family coverage statistics (including web-based resources), and research databases.
  • Assists in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funders, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.

Requirements

  • Master's degree - preferably in public policy, public health, law, or related field
  • 2 years of work experience, preferably in health or social policy
  • Strong writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise

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