JUNIOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH PROGRAMMER

Printer-friendly versionPDF version

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR JUNIOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH PROGRAMMER
Mathematica Policy Research is a nationally recognized, nonpartisan firm that conducts social policy research on health, education, family support, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica’s mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear in our work for our clients, which include federal, state, and local government agencies and private foundations.

One of the foremost public policy research organizations in the United States, Mathematica Policy Research is leading the way in providing health care research services to federal agencies, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

We are seeking an intellectually curious programmer in our Ann Arbor, MI office who is passionate about using data to answer research questions that influence decision making in U.S. health care policy. Individuals with an interest in confronting the challenges of processing and manipulating large, complex data sets as well as a desire to become a subject matter expert in health care data
are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
•     Working with large secondary data sources such as Medicare and Medicaid administrative claims data and survey data to effectively answer research questions about health care policy
•     Interpreting requirements and specifications to develop performance measures based on cost and quality of care for evaluating the effectiveness of numerous health care policies
•     Using a myriad of data sources to provide a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of the potential of creative ideas for service delivery and payment models to improve the health outcomes and well-being of patients, and to reduce spending for Medicare, Medicaid, and other payers
•     Aptitude for interpreting data outputs and articulating findings to researchers and policymakers

Position Requirements

•     A bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record in the social sciences (economics, public policy, sociology, political science, or government) or a related field
•     0 - 3 years of programming experience in a professional or academic environment using SAS, Stata, R, or a similar language.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. In addition, recent college graduates must provide a transcript. You will be asked to attach these materials during the online application process.  
https://careers.mathematica-mpr.com/job/ann-arbor/junior-healthcare-rese…

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR JUNIOR HEALTHCARE RESEARCH PROGRAMMER

HOW TO APPLY

1. Visit Mathematica’s career opportunities website at: http://careers.mathematica-mpr.com/

2. Select the “Search Jobs and Apply” link from the top-right navigation bar, then follow the directions to search available positions by position title, location(s), and/ or functional area(s).

3. When a position of interest is selected, click “Apply Now” and begin creating your application.

o A resume will be a required document that must be attached to complete the online application process.
o Many of our positions require additional supporting documents (for example, transcripts, writing samples, references, or letters of recommendation).  Please review the posting carefully to determine what supporting documents are required for the position to which you would like to apply.
o There is a maximum file size of 2000 KB for any file uploaded to Mathematica’s online application system.
o Transcripts can be unofficial.
4. You can review the status of your application by logging into the system with the unique user name and password created during the application process.

General questions: Inquiries about working at Mathematica, employment, positions, and the online application system should be sent to the HR mailbox  at  HumanResources@mathematica-mpr.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
As an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer, we strongly encourage applicants of all racial, ethnic, and cultural groups.
 

Organization: 
Mathematica Policy Research (MPR)
Job Location: 
Ann Arbor, MI
Known Job Application Deadline: 
N/A