Career Opportunities with the MDH Health Economics Program
The Health Economics Program (HEP) plays an important role in conducting research and applied policy analysis that is used to inform policy makers, consumers, and other stakeholders in Minnesota’s health care system. The work of HEP is focused on monitoring changes in the health care marketplace; and understanding the factors that influence health care cost, quality and access; and providing technical assistance in the development of state health care policy.
Current open positions:
Health Access Survey Research Scientist 2/3 - Position closes 12/1/14
Health Access Survey Research Scientist 2/3
MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join the Health Economics Program at the Minnesota Department of Health!
Located in the Health Economics Program (HEP) within the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health, this position will focus on analyzing health insurance coverage at access in the state of Minnesota through survey research and related analysis. In this position, you will manage a biennial state-wide survey of health insurance coverage, and conduct relevant analyses. You will also monitor changes in health insurance coverage, access to health care, and measurement of health insurance coverage, on a state and national level, and provide survey research expertise as necessary.
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Apply to this position by going to the full job announcement for the Research Scientist 3 and Research Scientist 2 positions. There is one vacancy which will be filled at either the 2 or 3 level.
See https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting, posting number 14HEAL000488 (Research Scientist 3) or 14HEAL000489 (Research Scientist 2). The application period closes December 1, 2014. More information about applying for this position and working at MDH can be found at How Do I Get a Job at the Minnesota Department of Health?