The Medicaid Research Center (MRC) at the University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute is searching for a post-doctoral fellow to collaborate on a variety of areas of research to assist the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services administer the Medicaid program.
The MRC includes a cross disciplinary team with more than 25 affiliated faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Social Work, along with a staff of data analysts, research scientists, and policy analysts. The MRC conducts both contract and NIH-funded research, evaluations, and provides technical assistance to state government. Projects include quantitative analyses Medicaid data, and linked Medicaid and social services data, as well as qualitative and mixed method studies.
The MRC is seeking a fellow with a background and interest in the health and health care of low-income, disabled, and vulnerable populations. The fellow will have experience in quantitative and econometric methods, and will assist in the conceptualization, design, and execution of analyses. The fellow will work with a core team of faculty advisors, along with the broader MRC team. The fellow will meet regularly with MRC leadership to discuss analyses and results, write manuscripts, present findings to state Medicaid officials and at professional meetings, submit papers to peer-reviewed journals, and consider grant funding opportunities.
This fellowship also provides a unique opportunity to work with health policy leaders to gain skills in generating health policy briefs related to the Medicaid program.
Applicants with PhD training in public health, health policy, or health economics are strongly preferred. Data management and analysis skills are required.
To apply please submit a letter of interest, CV, and three references to Ally LaCovey at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you!