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National Academy of Social Insurance

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Workers' Compensation Senior Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454949
Date Posted: 12/01/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Workers' Compensation Senior Research Associate
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Workers' Compensation
Social Insurance
Public Policy
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Workers' Compensation Senior Research Associate will be part of an interdisciplinary team that conducts the Academy’s research and policy analysis on income security issues.

Job responsibilities:

Producing the annual report on national and state estimates of workers’ compensation benefits coverage and costs, derived from a federally-funded survey-based study

Developing and implementing the research agenda for the Workers’ Compensation Data Study Panel

Conducting original research on workers’ compensation and disability policy leading to briefs and outreach to policymakers

Drafting reports to funders; assisting in developing proposals for funding new and existing projects

Assisting with conferences, seminars and reports dealing with related income security issues (e.g., Social Security, SSI)

Collaborating on strategies for disseminating reports/briefs to key audiences (media, the states, Congress, the Administration, NASI membership)

Liaising with contacts at the Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, and Department of Labor regarding all aspects of the workers’ compensation data project.

Qualifications: Masters/Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy or related field. Experience analyzing primary and secondary data. Expert analytical skills, expert knowledge of Excel, and excellent writing skills required. Past work on social insurance programs a plus. Familiarity with federal contracting procedures highly desirable.

For further details:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/18/2015
Application Instructions:
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to

The National Academy of Social Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.