Mathematica Policy Research is a pioneering nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving public well-being. Our 1,200+ experts conduct policy research, data collection, and data analytics that meet the highest standards of quality and objectivity, working with decision makers across the public and private sectors.We have been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs for nearly 50 years. Considered an architect of social policy research, Mathematica conducted the first social policy experiment in the United States, the New Jersey Negative Income Tax Experiment, to test ways of encouraging low-income individuals to work.
Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength.
We currently have openings for health program analysts in our Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; and Woodlawn, MD office locations. The program analyst role blends management and research. As such, we are seeking prospective employees with a passion for project management and an interest in improving government operations and health care delivery.
Our current work touches virtually every area of the healthcare delivery system in the United States. Example projects include:
Program analysts typically work on more than one project at a time and are matched to projects that suit their interests and skills and offer significant opportunity for growth. Regardless of their assigned roles, program analysts are expected to be leaders within the context of their projects and across the company. Successful health program analysts fulfill a broad array of roles at Mathematica and commonly:
As a program analyst, you will join our staff of over 500 health research and management professionals. We offer a stimulating, team-oriented work environment that is committed to a diverse culture of inclusion, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and the advantages of employee ownership.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts during the online application process. Please also provide a work product that demonstrates analytic skills and reflects independent analysis and writing, such as a capstone project, analytic report, or a management plan (nothing company confidential, please).
Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.
Available Locations: Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Woodlawn, MD
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.