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Career Opportunities

Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.

The Health Economics Program (HEP) is a fast-paced, creative workplace responding to real time policy challenges. HEP conducts research and applied policy analysis to inform policy makers, consumers, and other stakeholders in Minnesota's health care system. We focus on monitoring changes in the health care marketplace; understanding the factors that influence health care cost, quality and access; and providing technical assistance in the development of state health care policy.

We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, and more!

We always welcome inquiries from qualified candidates who are passionate about conducting quantitative analyses on a broad set of health policy issues.

If not applying directly for a current open position, interested individuals should send a resume to health.hep@state.mn.us.

More information about applying for jobs at MDH can be found at Current Job Openings at MDH.

Current openings:

Health Insurance and Health Care Access Researcher – Job ID 49589

The Health Economics Program of the Minnesota Department of Health is hiring a Health Insurance Markets and health care access researcher!

This position will work with the Minnesota Health Access Survey, monitor the Individual and small group insurance markets, and identify and use federal survey data to understand access to health insurance and health care services.

To learn more about and apply for this position, go to: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/. Click the “Search for job now” tab, enter Job ID 49589 and click enter. Select the Research Analysis Specialist position to apply.

Prescription Drug Research Manager - Job ID 50252

The Health Economics Program of the Minnesota Department of Health is hiring a Senior Pharmacist to lead a new pharmaceutical economics research team!

The Prescription Drug Research Manager will build a new team to implement the Prescription Drug Transparency Act for the State of Minnesota. Leading these and future possible policy changes, this is an opportunity to impact cost and access of prescription drugs for many Minnesotans.

To learn more about and apply for this position, go to: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/. Click the “Search for job now” tab, enter Job ID 50252 and click enter. Select the Prescription Drug Research Manager position to apply.

Pharmaceutical Economics Senior Researcher - Job ID 50241

The Health Economics Program of the Minnesota Department of Health is hiring a Senior Researcher for its new pharmaceutical economics research team!

The Pharmaceutical Economics Senior Researcher will serve as the team’s primary researcher leading design, development, and ongoing execution of the Prescription Drug Transparency Act for the State of Minnesota. This is an opportunity to impact cost and access of prescription drugs for many Minnesotans.

To learn more about and apply for this position, go to: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/. Click the “Search for job now” tab, enter Job ID 50241 and click enter. Select the Pharmaceutical Economics Senior Researcher position to apply.

Updated Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 10:33AM