Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-MGSASSOC_DC [#16245, 1361]
Position Title: Managing Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20004, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/04/08, finished 2020/09/04, listed until 2020/08/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has an opening for a Managing Associate within the Medical Products research portfolio. The worksite for this position will be the Duke-Margolis office in Washington, DC.

The individual in this role will support Duke-Margolis by leading research and economic analyses with a focus on competition policy and pricing strategies. The Managing Associate is primarily responsible for developing and managing day-to-day activities related to multiple projects and collaborating with senior research staff and faculty to write white papers, peer-reviewed publications, policy memos, and other related research deliverables. This role is actively involved in portfolio development and regularly interacts with project funders, collaborators, international and domestic stakeholders, and senior Duke-Margolis leadership to develop the strategic plan for the portfolio.

Education/Experience Requirements:

·        Either of the following:

o   Master’s degree in economics, health economics, or related field plus a minimum of six years of relevant post-Master’s work experience, OR

o   PhD in economics, health economics, or related field plus a minimum of three years of relevant post-doctorate work experience.

·        Proven ability to plan and organize content with attention to detail and creativity.

·        Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced project office with varied responsibilities.

·        Demonstrated proficiency in policy research, including the ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources.

·        Proven competence in managing research projects.

·        A track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is preferred. 

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

·        Knowledge/experience in competition policy and economic pricing strategies.

·        Specialized experience in the areas of health financing and payment reform for medical products is preferred.

·        Excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to exercise good judgement and initiative are required.

·        Ability to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously and manage a project team effectively.

·        Must be able to function independently; prefer experience collaborating with multinational teams.

·        Must have strong research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

·        Project and staff management experience strongly preferred.  

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office and research software, such as STATA.

·        Availability to travel 10% of time. 

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

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. description.

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 aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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