Margolis Health Policy Center, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-HPC-RA [#11820]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20004, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research / health policy
Appl Deadline: (posted 2018/09/04, listed until 2018/12/31)
Position Description:    

Research Associate Position Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

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 will be either at the Washington D.C. or Durham offices.

This specific research associate position will support Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on healthcare delivery and payment reform. In particular, the individual in this role will work on 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. He or she may also have the opportunity to collaborate on other Center projects in a broad range of topics as needed (e.g., pharmaceutical and medical device policy, regulatory science, patient-centered outcomes research, patient engagement, biomedical innovation).

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 attainment 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 policy, public administration, public health, health economics) 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 policy, public health, health economics, data science, or patient safety is preferred. • Strong research and writing experience is required.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements: • Excellent organizational and communication skills are required. • Interest in payment and delivery reform and health policy is required. • Familiarity with current trends and regulations in payment and delivery system reform is required. • Policy research skills, including the ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources, are required. Data analysis capabilities are 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.

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, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
https://healthpolicy.duke.edu/
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Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

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