Brown University — Policy Analyst

Job Description:

The Policy Analyst at the School of Public Health’s Department of Health Services Policy & Practice joins a vibrant team supporting the activities of the Department and related projects of the hiring research center. Currently, the Department and Center conduct high impact research on topics including efforts to improve value in Medicare and Medicaid, improve the performance of the Medicare Advantage program, identify the causes and solutions to commercial price growth, and study policy changes to improve healthcare at the state level. The Policy Analyst’s role will be to help translate the results of this robust body of work and communicate the key takeaways to policymakers, the media, and other constituents.

As a core member of the Center’s policy translation team, the Policy Analyst will help serve as a bridge to ensure that research findings are well positioned to impact policy.  After studies are completed, the Policy Analyst will help to identify the actionable findings from these studies, help to identify opportunities for changes in regulation, and help to write briefs and communicate these results. The Policy Analyst will also help to identify areas of policy and research alignment to ensure the research work of the Center is optimally targeted to drive change.

Education & Experience

  • Grade 10: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in health policy OR Master’s / JD degree and 1 year   of experience in health policy.

Job Competencies

  • Knowledge experience in health policy
  • Knowledge and ability to draft documents.
  • Experience with state/national policymaking
  • Experience synthesizing/disseminating research findings
  • Familiarity with research methods and policy and regulatory processes
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience with social media, email and newsletter management, copywriting, and editing
  • Ability to set goals and work independently to manage both short- and long-term responsibilities
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Event planning ability
  • Ability to travel as needed

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses a computer which results in repetitive motion.

Physical Demands:
Additional physical demands and working conditions:  Hybrid Eligible

All candidates must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification that are satisfactory to Brown University.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 12/31/2025 which may be extended based upon available funding.

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Job Posting Title:
Policy Analyst

Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice

Grade 10

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Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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