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Health Economists collaborate with staff to design rigorous methods for evaluating programs and policies, conduct analyses, draft reports, present findings to policy and professional audiences, and publish in professional journals. A qualified researcher should have strong analytic and quantitative skills and possess a Ph.D. in economics or a related field by Spring 2023. They should also have a strong interest in working in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment that emphasizes quality, rigor, critical thinking, objectivity, diversity and inclusion, equity, and professional development.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Experience in policy research is a plus.
Ph.D. or equivalent in economics, public health, epidemiology, public policy, health services research, social sciences, or other relevant discipline.
Strong foundation in quantitative research methods and a broad understanding of health policy issues.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to translate research findings for a policy audience.
Ability to work well in teams.
To Apply for the Health Economist Position
A cover letter, CV, and writing sample or job market paper must be submitted at the time of application via our online application system. Letters of reference should be emailed to HRRecruiting@mathematica-mpr.com.
Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.
Available locations: Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Woodlawn, MD; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; Remote
We welcome applications from candidates who wish to work remotely/virtually full-time.
This position offers an anticipated base salary of $100,000 – $135,000 annually.
Mathematica will be conducting virtual interviews January 3–5, 2023. The deadline for applying to be considered for an interview is December 9, 2022.
To apply for this job please visit careers.mathematica.org.