MPA Job list**Research Associate Issues Research, Inc.

Angie Stefaniak angela.stefaniak at
Fri Dec 22 12:03:44 MST 2006

Issues Research, Inc., has been awarded a grant by The Commonwealth Fund 
for continued development of a Web-based resource called Performance 
Snapshots ( that describes how well the health 
care system is delivering accessible, timely, effective, safe, 
patient-centered, equitable, and efficient health care.
We have an exciting employment or contractual opportunity for a research 
associate to serve as a key member of our team. The ideal candidate will 
have a master's degree in a relevant field (or clinical equivalent) with 
strong analytic, writing, and interpersonal skills and related 
experience. Responsibilities include:
• Identifying, assessing, and synthesizing data and research describing 
key health care performance gaps and promising clinical and policy 
interventions to address them.
• Writing evidence-based narratives and creating compelling charts to 
clearly and concisely communicate findings and implications for a wide 
• Contributing to the development of Web-based information delivery 
tools and resources.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, flexible hours, 
and reimbursement for relocation expenses or overhead associated with 
maintaining a remote office under a telecommuting arrangement. This is a 
one-year grant-funded position with the potential for annual renewals 
based on performance.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via e-mail to:
Douglas McCarthy
President, Issues Research, Inc.
PO Box 220, Durango, CO 81302
hr at
For a complete job description, visit:
About Us: Issues Research, Inc. ( is an 
independent research firm based in Durango, Colorado, that synthesizes 
knowledge to help advance the understanding of important questions 
facing organizations and society. Douglas McCarthy, founder and 
president, has 20 years of experience in public and private sector 
research, management, and policymaking. He serves as senior research 
adviser to The Commonwealth Fund (, a national, private 
foundation based in New York City that supports independent research on 
health and social issues.

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