Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-RASSOC_BIOMED_DC_NC [#15406, RAssoc_Biomed_DC_NC]
Position Title: Research Associate - Biomed (DC or NC)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20004, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2020/06/30help popup (posted 2019/11/06, listed until 2020/06/30)
Position Description:    

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Research Associate

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Research Associate. The worksite for this position may be either Washington, DC or Durham, NC.

The individual in this role will support Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on medical product development and innovation, real-world data and evidence, medical device and pharmaceutical policy, and the intersection of scientific and regulatory advancement with broader US health policy reforms.

Primary responsibilities include conducting background research; drafting summary documents, blog posts, and policy briefs; and managing Center events and convening. This will include support for project activities through coordination, logistics management, and some administrative tasks.

Education/Experience Requirements: • Educational and work experience requirements to be met by one of the following: o Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of relevant work experience. OR o Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., health policy, public health, health economics, data science, population health, epidemiology, health economics, etc.) and at least 4 years of relevant work experience OR o Advanced professional degree (e.g., PhD, PharmD, JD) and at least 2 years of relevant experience. • Training or experience in the fields of health policy, public health, epidemiology, or data science is preferred. • Strong research and writing experience is required. • Proven ability to plan and organize content with attention to detail and creativity. • Demonstrated proficiency in policy research, including the ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements: • Excellent organizational, project management, and communication skills are required. • Knowledge/experience in biomedical science and health policy is required. • Policy research skills, including the ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources, are required. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis capabilities are preferred. • Administrative, project coordination, and management experience is preferred. • Ability to interact with high level individuals and organizations is required. • Strong written communication skills and the ability to transform complicated information into easy to understand materials is required. • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced project environment with varied responsibilities. • Ability to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously and manage a project team effectively. • Ability to complete tasks with limited oversight and supervision. • Must have the ability to exercise good judgement and initiative. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and relevant research and analytic software. • Ability to travel 10%.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit materials online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15406.

Duke 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.

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Further Info:
Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

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