Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position Title: Senior Research Assistant - Global & Domestic Health Systems Reform
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20004, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2019/09/23help popup finished (2019/09/16, finished 2019/10/21, listed until 2019/09/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Senior Research Assistant Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Senior Research Assistant. The work site for this position will be the Duke-Margolis office in Washington, DC, with an expectation of 10% travel.

The Senior Research Assistant in this role will support health systems transformation efforts at Duke-Margolis, focusing on state-based health reform and global health. The position will support the development, alignment, and coordination of work focused on accelerating the uptake of value-based care delivery and payment models and reducing health disparities in North Carolina and global settings. The individual in this role will report to a Research Director in Washington, DC, with a dotted-line reporting structure to a Policy Fellow in Durham, North Carolina.

Primary responsibilities include conducting background research, performing literature reviews, extensive writing for a range of deliverable types (e.g., policy briefs, white papers, blog posts), managing data collection strategies, and supporting Center events and convening (75%). This will include programmatic support for project activities through coordination, logistics management, and some administrative tasks (25%).

Education/Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant work experience. OR  Master’s degree in a relevant field (global health, health policy, public policy, public administration, public health, health economics, etc.). Knowledge/Skills Requirements:  Strong research and writing experience is required.  Knowledge/experience and interest in health policy and global health is preferred.  Policy research skills, including the ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources, is required.  Training or experience in the fields of health policy, public policy, public health, data science, or global health is 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.  Ability to read Portuguese preferred.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit materials at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14661.

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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