Duke University, Margolis Center for Health Policy

Position ID:Duke-MCHP-SRRASST_VBP_DCNC [#13664, SrRAsst_VBP_DC-NC]
Position Title: Senior Research Assistant - VBP Reform for Medical Products
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20004, United States [map]
Subject Area: Health Policy and Health Services Research
Appl Deadline:2019/08/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/05/01, finished 2019/11/08, listed until 2019/08/02)
Position Description:    

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Senior Research Assistant Positions, Value-Based Payment Reform for Medical Products Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

The Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy at Duke University has multiple openings for a Senior Research Assistant to support the Value-Based Payment for Medical Products portfolio. The work site for this position can be either in the Duke-Margolis offices in Washington, DC or Durham, NC.

This specific senior research assistant position will support Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on pharmaceutical and medical device policy and payment reform. She or he may collaborate on projects spanning a broad range of topics, including regulatory science, product safety surveillance, comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered outcomes research, US health policy, patient engagement, and biomedical innovation.

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), and supporting 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: • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant work experience. OR • Master’s degree in a relevant field (health policy, public policy, public administration, public health, health economics, etc.). Master’s degree with at least one year of related work experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements: • Strong research and writing experience is required. • Interest in biomedical science and health policy is preferred. • Knowledge/experience in payment reform for medical products 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 patient safety 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.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit materials at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13664.

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:
The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004

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