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Social Science Research Analyst (Recent Graduate)

ATTN: The job announcement below pertains to three social science research analyst positions opening in OEI at the GS-9 or GS-11 level: one in Baltimore, one in Chicago, and one in Dallas. Open only to recent graduates (e.g., graduating spring/summer 2022 or within the past 2 years). U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED. Apply at beginning Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General, Office of Evaluation and Inspections (OEI) is seeking applicants to join our mission-driven, intellectually curious, and collaborative regional teams based in Baltimore, Chicago, and Dallas. OEI conducts national evaluations of the policies, procedures, and operations of HHS programs to provide HHS, Congress, and the public with timely, useful, and reliable information on significant issues. These evaluations focus on preventing fraud, waste, and abuse; promoting quality, safety, and value; and advancing excellence and innovation in HHS programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and in HHS agencies such as CDC, NIH, and FDA. OEI evaluations include recommendations to HHS to improve program operations.

The selected candidates (one in each regional location) will work in teams to research program issues, develop data collection instruments, conduct interviews, compile and analyze data, and write reports. Current inspections cover a broad range of public health topics such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid epidemic, Medicare drug spending, quality of care in Medicare and Medicaid, and data quality issues. OEI is committed to promoting health equity through our evaluations and recommendations and to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff.

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This job announcement pertains to full-time vacancies at the GS-9 or GS-11 level in three different OEI regional offices: one in Baltimore, one in Chicago, and one in Dallas. The vacancies will be posted on on May 25, 2022. A bachelor’s degree in a behavioral or social science field, or four years equivalent experience, is required; a master’s degree or relevant experience conducting or presenting social science research or analyzing data is preferred. U.S. citizenship is required. Apply at beginning Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The job will close at 11:59pm on June 3, 2022 or on the date the job reaches or exceeds 150 applications, whichever comes first.