|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.
•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: 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 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, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.