AEA - Healthcare Economist Lewin Group, Falls Church, VA or Eden Prairie, MN(Job Number:681105)
The Lewin Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Optum - UnitedHealth Group, seeks PhD researchers interested in conducting rigorous empirical research on the most current policy issues surrounding health care reform. We are a national health and human services consulting firm with over 350 professional staff and offices in the DC metro and Minnesota. We work with the Federal government, States, Foundations and private clients to design, implement and evaluate programs that improve the organization, payment and delivery of health care services.
The successful candidate will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and will have the opportunity to conduct policy analyses, evaluate programs using advanced empirical methods, and develop forecasting models for health care utilization and costs. We pride ourselves in creating an exciting, policy focused atmosphere that encourages the use of innovative analytical techniques to solve real-world problems. See our web site for more information on our projects and people: www.lewin.com.
Key responsibilities include:
Design and conduct studies that require advance empirical methods or mixed quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods
Supervise research staff, ensuring that all projects are conducted with sound analytic methods
Draft research reports, interpret and present findings to technical and non-technical audiences
Support technical proposal writing
Serve as a resource to other staff in methodological or health care policy areas
Job Health & Human Svcs Cnsltng
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location US-VA-Falls Church
Organization The Lewin Group
Number of Openings 1