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About the Commission
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) is a Congressional support agency that provides independent, nonpartisan policy and data analysis on payment, access and other issues affecting Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). MACPAC’s charge is to provide objective advice to the Congress on Medicaid and CHIP, the federal government’s largest programs providing health care coverage to low-income individuals. More information about MACPAC and its authorizing language is available at www.macpac.gov.
Research assistants have knowledge of state and federal Medicaid and CHIP policy and program issues. Research assistants are familiar with qualitative and quantitative health policy research sources and methods, and assist with research projects on and information gathering for several Medicaid and CHIP policy issues to support Commission meetings and reports. Research assistants are expected to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment, balance multiple project responsibilities, and have exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in public policy, public health, public policy, public health, public administration, statistics, economics, or other related field.
To Apply for a Research Assistant Position at MACPAC
All applicants for the Research Assistant must be U.S. citizens (or have applied for U.S. citizenship and naturalization).
Please send your resume and one-page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include concise responses to the following questions:
Please indicate if you have or have ever had a Federal security clearance identify the level and dates held. Employees at MACPAC are required to undergo a national security clearance.
Other important information
After submitting your application package for this position you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application materials. Applications will be reviewed as received on a rolling basis or after the closing date. Applicants not selected for further consideration will be notified via email when the selection process for the current session has been completed.
Salary for the Research Assistant position will be commensurate with educational level and experience.
Please refer to www.macpac.gov for additional requirements and information regarding this opportunity.
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