POLICY RESEARCH ANALYST
Duties: The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is seeking an experienced policy research analyst to manage several national projects on health care reform and provide research and educational support for activities across the university. This person will take the lead on the research, writing and editing for several projects, which currently include, 1) an assessment of the quality of health care delivery systems across the country, 2) creating a portfolio of behavioral health policy projects pertaining to how mental health care services are delivered to vulnerable populations (prisoners, children, etc), 3) develop long-form manuscripts on related research projects. In addition, this person will write essays suitable for popular press on behavioral health policy and act as a liaison with local and regional policymakers to establish productive working relationships.
This person will also be closely affiliated with the Leonard David Institute (LDI) and in that capacity, will provide policy analysis for a new initiative focused on how to leverage public-private partnerships to deliver better health to under served populations in the US. This initiative engages external stakeholders across the US to publish high-impact articles to direct research agendas. The policy analyst will independently draft literature reviews, issue briefs and policy recommendations for a consortium of high-level experts. In addition, this person will take the lead in expanding LDI's translation and promulgation activities, including writing blog posts and autonomously producing LDI's newsletters.
This person will also be the primary teaching assistant for in-person and online courses taught by Department faculty on the topic of health care reform, advising on the development of syllabi and assignments and working independently with faculty and students as required.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Reference Number: 40-26520
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: ME-Medical Ethics
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research