Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-RESASST_NC [#16238, 1420]
Position Title: Research Assistant
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2020/05/30help popup (posted 2020/04/07, listed until 2020/05/30)
Position Description:    

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The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Research Assistant.  The work site for this position will be at the Durham, NC Duke-Margolis office.

The Research Assistant will support Center projects with research and analysis on a broad range of topics, including systematic reviews of the literature, decision modeling, cost effectiveness analyses, and value assessment work. Primary responsibilities include conducting background research and literature reviews, development of decision models, quantitative synthesis of available evidence, performing analysis of decision models and interpreting their findings, drafting summary documents and meeting materials, supporting academic paper development, extensive writing for a range of deliverable types, and overall project coordination tasks. This will include support for project activities through coordination, logistics management, and some administrative tasks. Additional tasks will support educational initiatives, faculty engagement, outreach efforts, and other operational activities of the Center as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • Strong research experience and outstanding writing skills are required.
  • Strong quantitative skills including statistics are required.
  • Literature review and analytical skills; capacity to learn job specific software programs (e.g. DistillerSR) is required.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with systematic review processes is preferred.
  • Prior professional research experience in academia, government, or a research organization is preferred.
  • Flexibility to work independently and collaboratively is required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Suite (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint) is required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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
100 Fuqua Drive
Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708-0120

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