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A cover letter and resume detailing relevant work experience are required for consideration. All applications must be submitted through the U-M job site. The salary will be based upon the selected candidate's education and experience.

Job Summary

The Health Analyst will be responsible for analysis of complex issues related to health policy and will work on projects focused on Medicaid long-term care programs and services, home and community-based services, social determinants of health (SDOH), population health, access to care, cost, quality, and effectiveness of care

Assignments will include researching and writing issue briefs, project reports and other written products; monitoring relevant policy activity at the state and federal levels; data management and statistical analyses; and other policy-relevant analyses. This individual will work with other analysts, project staff, external stakeholders, and clients on an on-going basis, while working on multiple concurrent projects.    

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Who We Are

The Center for Health & Research Transformation (CHRT) inspires and enables evidence-informed policies and practices that improve the health of people and communities. CHRT’s revenue comes from a combination of corporate sponsorships, grants and contracts.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?

The Center for Health and Research Transformation seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. For more information about us, please visit

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in public policy, public health or related field (with health policy or public health related focus). 
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ related experience, including a working knowledge of key health policy issues.
  • Should have experience and proficiency with:
    • Medicaid policy and programs, including knowledge of long-term care programs.
    • Legislative and regulatory analysis.
    • Substantial knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance regulation.
    • Management and analysis of health-related data, including publicly-available data, survey and other data. Proficiency with analytical software (preferably SQL, Access, STATA/SAS/SPSS).
  • Strong qualitative skills, including designing interview protocols, conducting interviews, and conducting thematic analysis of data.
  • Strong quantitative skills and knowledge of descriptive statistics, statistical tests and statistical inference.
  • Ability to work independently within defined guidelines, as well as willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group of analysts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities and projects
  • Demonstrated interest in: population health, health equity, Medicaid policy, long-term care, senior services, and public health practice.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Demonstrated knowledge of health care financing and delivery, access to care, and SDOH.
  • Experience with analysis of health care claims and other administrative data.
  • Experience with grant writing and seeking grant funded opportunities is preferred.

Work Locations

Due to the pandemic, we are currently working remotely. Once we return to working in the office setting, the analyst will likely work partially remotely and partially in the office for meetings, trainings, computer or technology requirements, or to complete work that is not possible to handle remotely.

Remote staff are provided with a monitor, laptop and related accessories. Office equipment such as desk, chair, and printer are not provided for remote work and staff must supply their own reliable internet access. Basic supplies such as paper and pens, are stocked at the business location and are available to remote staff for pick-up should they choose.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.