Margolis Health Policy Center, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-HPC-RDHVC_NC [#11223, RDHVC_NC]
Position Title: Research Director
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline: (posted 2018/05/24, listed until 2018/11/24)
Position Description:    

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Research Director to direct a portfolio of high-value care initiatives. Reporting to the Duke-Margolis Deputy Director, Policy, the Research Director will be responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of projects related to advancing health care reforms and new models of care at the Federal and state level, including engagement with states, the Federal government, and private-sector initiatives.

The Research Director will interact regularly with external project sponsors and collaborators, including government agencies, academic centers, advocacy organizations, medical product manufacturers, and health care organizations. He/she will collaborate with Duke-Margolis leadership and manage the day-to-day implementation of multiple projects to ensure the successful execution of project objectives and the Center’s strategic goals. The work site for this position will be the Duke-Margolis offices in Durham, NC, and would require some travel to Washington, DC to coordinate with Center faculty and staff.

Education/Experience Requirements: • Educational attainment and work experience that meets one of the following: o Advanced degree (e.g., MD, PhD, PharmD, JD) and at least five years of relevant work experience, OR o Master’s degree in health policy, health economics, public health, or other relevant field and ten or more years of relevant work experience.

• Graduate (MA-level or higher) degree in a field related to health policy, health care management, or health economics preferred. • At least 4 years of experience in a position of comparable experience and responsibility preferred. • Proven ability to plan and organize content with attention to detail and creativity. • Proven ability to write business documents and plans. • Professional and assertive with a positive approach to working in a team environment and demonstrated proficiency in managing teams to achieve project objectives. • Experience in a fast-paced office setting, preferably in a government, non-profit, or policy/political organization. • Experience and demonstrated knowledge in several of the following areas is preferred: health care payment reform and new models of care, Medicare and/or Medicaid, state health policy, and methods for evaluation of payment and other policy reforms.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements: • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). • Strong organization, high initiative, strong interpersonal skills, discretion, poise, and mature judgment. • Ability to interact and manage relationships with high-ranking individuals and complex organizations. • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with varied responsibilities. • Flexibility to work in the evenings, early mornings, and on weekends, if required. • Ability to travel 10%.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit materials online.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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Further Info:
https://healthpolicy.duke.edu/
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202-621-2802
 
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Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

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