Duke University, Margolis Health Policy Center

Position ID:Duke-HPC-CHPRASSOC [#8799, GL]
Position Title: Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20005, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research / health policy
Starting Date:2017/02/01
Appl Deadline:2018/03/30 finished (2017/01/11, finished 2018/04/04, listed until 2018/03/30)
Position Description:    

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

Research Associate Position Duke-Margolis Health Policy Center

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University has an opening for a Research Associate in the Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy. The worksite for this position will be at the Washington D.C. office.

This research associate position will support the Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on healthcare payment reform, including reforms focused on medical products such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and gene therapies. He or she may also collaborate on other projects with a broad range of topics, including health care delivery and physician payment reforms, pharmaceutical and medical device policy, US health policy, patient engagement, and biomedical innovation.

Primary responsibilities:

•Supports Research Director by managing policy research and development on healthcare payment reform projects. Activities to include guiding background research, developing project content, creating project plans, managing deliverables, interacting with external stakeholders.

•Leads development of summary documents, policy briefs, and contributes to the development of internal and external Power Point presentations.

•Supports the project activities through coordination, logistics management, and some administrative tasks.

Education/Experience Requirements:

•Education: A graduate degree in health economics, public policy, public administration, public health, epidemiology, or a relevant discipline.

•A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required. He/she might have supervision responsibilities.

•Familiarity with current trends and regulations in health care payment reform, accountable care organizations, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and Medicare programs, Medicaid managed care, Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), and/or drug payment approaches is required.

•Training or experience in the fields of health care or drug payment reform, health policy, public policy, public health, health economics is preferred.

•Policy research skills, including ability to synthesize content from a broad range of sources, is required. Some data analysis capabilities would be preferred.

•Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask.

•Strong research and writing experience is required.

•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). •Ability to interact with high level individuals and organizations is preferred.

•Ability to transform complicated information into easy to understand materials is required.

•Ability to complete tasks with limited oversight and supervision.

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 is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. 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 expression, gender identity, 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:
Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

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