Saturday, January 7, 2012

IHI Seeks Qualified Candidates

The Commonwealth Fund’s Commission on the High Performance Health System Scorecard and Research Project located at the Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge Massachusetts, seeks qualified candidates for an important research position.

The Senior Research Associate position is responsible for conducting analytic work to update the ongoing series of health system scorecard reports. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Analyst and Project Manager David Radley, PhD.

The position requires that the Senior Research Associate be able to manage data collection and analysis and serve as a coauthor and key analyst on the scorecard reports. This position includes assisting with the scorecard report in the design, production, and dissemination activities that includes web site tools and information.

The Associate will also assist and advise on the compilation of data and the development of issue briefs for insurance markets and provider organizations and participate in any analytic work required to produce trend and policy reports.

In addition, the Senior Research Associate supports the day to day management of the IHI unit, and will coordinate research efforts and communication among the unit, Commonwealth Fund staff, and external collaborators.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree and five to seven years of work experience or the equivalent. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research experience and/or formal education in economics, statistics, mathematics, or public policy. A demonstrated interest in healthcare policy or health services research is a plus.

If qualified and interested, contact IHI, VP Human Resources, 20 University Road, 7th Floor, Cambridge MA 02138, or email