Job Description

Job Title: Military Health Policy Researcher
Job ID: 4729
Location: Multiple locations
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


Military Health Policy Researcher

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

RAND seeks mid and senior-level researchers for military health policy research positions with training in public policy, policy analysis, economics, sociology, public health, operations research, or closely related fields are encouraged to apply. Clinical researchers with research training and experience in military health policy are also encouraged to apply.


Successful applicants will have demonstrated: quantitative and/or qualitative research skills; excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills; an interest in building a policy research portfolio; the ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team; a strong commitment to RAND's core values of quality and objectivity; and either a track record or high potential for federal funding.

Applicants must have deep and demonstrated knowledge and research experience in at least one of the following topical areas:

Education Requirements

PhD in public policy, policy analysis, economics, sociology, public health, operations research, health care administration, behavioral health, or other closely related field is preferred.  Masters-level applicants may be considered with a minimum of six years of relevant professional research experience.



Pittsburgh, PA; Santa Monica, CA; Arlington, VA; or Boston, MA

Positions Open


Writing Sample Required

A writing sample is required for this position.

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