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Minnesota Department of Health
St. Paul, MN, United States
21 days ago
Minnesota Department of Health
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
21 days ago


This position will serve as the team’s primary researcher to lead the design, development, and ongoing execution of MDH’s role in implementing the Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act (MS 62J.84), as well as lead the analytic and data strategy related to the State’s prescription drug policy.

This position will be responsible for the following:

- Leading research and analytic activities to support prescription drug transparency research
- Directing the identification of and updates to key metrics, reviewing data submitted
- Developing research and analytic capabilities to ensure manufacturer compliance
- Communicating and promoting prescription drug research

Minimum Qualifications

The resume must describe how the candidate meets each of the minimum qualifications.

Three (3) years of professional experience in the following areas:

- Research methodology design

- Data collection, manipulation and interpretation

- Complex statistical analysis and report writing.

(A master’s degree may substitute for 18 months of experience; a bachelor’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.)

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Health Services Research, Economics, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Informatics, Data Science, or related field.

Demonstrated experience

- Applying principals and, practices of pharmacoeconomics.

- Employing prescription drug reference tools, including those made available by government agencies.

- Designing and performing research studies or empirical analyses of trends in pharmaceutical markets and the use of pharmaceutical products by individuals and in insurance settings;

- Coordinating IT development business projects.

- Applying state health policy considerations regarding access to and cost of pharmaceutical products, including initiatives aimed at reforming the prescription drug market.

- Employing state and federal statutes and regulations governing the development, manufacturing, distribution, and pricing of pharmaceutical products and access to them.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of a background check.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59645434
  • Location:
    St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Pharmaceutical Economics Senior Researcher
  • Company Name: Minnesota Department of Health
  • Job Function: Researchers/Non-Faculty Positions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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