Duke-Margolis Career Opportunities

Duke-Margolis Career Opportunities


Do you want to be part of health policy in action? Do you want to work on the leading health policy issues confronting cities, states, the nation, and the globe? Do you want to work for a historic, world renowned university that values its faculty, educators and students?  How about a competitive salary with robust benefits? The Duke-Margolis team is a dynamic, high impact national leader in leveraging policy to ensure high quality, affordable care for all. 

In our work, Duke-Margolis addresses critical health policy challenges and delivers practical, innovative, and evidence-based solutions to improve health and the value of health care. The interdisciplinary nature of Duke-Margolis brings together policy experts, researchers, health care professionals, and students from across Duke’s schools of medicine, nursing, law, public policy, business, and engineering, and fosters extensive relationships with and engagement of key stakeholders. These relationships span foundations, private sector organizations, state and federal governments, and global entities. The Center fosters excellence, leadership, and scholarship at every level.

A complete list of open positions can be found below. Is today the day you take your first step toward joining the Duke-Margolis team? We are waiting for you…

Duke-Margolis is recruiting for the following positions:

Assistant Research Director
Focus: Biomedical Innovation, Medical Products Development and Regulation Focus
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an immediate opening for an Assistant Research Director within the medical products development and regulation team. This position is responsible for developing major components of research and policy analysis for Duke-Margolis through management of a portfolio of health policy projects within a specialized area of expertise. This position is focused on regulatory decision-making, medical product development and supply chain, medical device and pharmaceutical policy, and the intersection of scientific and regulatory advancement with broader US health policy reforms. The Assistant Research Director provides substantial subject matter leadership in managing the execution of complex research and policy projects within the portfolio, including engagement with high-level government and private-sector entities.
Assistant Research Director
Focus: Biomedical Innovation, Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Resistance [AMR] Policy Focus
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an immediate opening for an Assistant Research Director within the Infectious Disease/ Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Policy team. This position is responsible for developing major components of research and policy analysis for Duke-Margolis through management of a portfolio of health policy projects within a specialized area of expertise. This position is focused on the COVID-19 public health response, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and pandemic preparedness and resiliency. The Assistant Research Director provides substantial subject matter leadership in managing the execution of complex research and policy projects within the portfolio, including engagement with high-level government and private-sector entities.
Research Associate
Focus: Health Care Payment and Delivery
Durham, NC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Research Associate to support Center projects in health care delivery and payment reform. The individual in this position may work across a broad range of health policy topics, including state health policies (including North Carolina), practice transformation in specialty care environments, payment reform by public and private payers, improving equity and reducing disparities, social drivers of health, and other topics of interest to the Center.
Research Associate
Focus: Real-World Evidence Focus
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Research Associate within the Center's biomedical innovation portfolio to support projects focused in real-world evidence (RWE) and real-world data (RWD). The individual in this position will contribute to projects related to improving the use of RWE and RWD within the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's regulatory framework, as well as more systematic uses of RWE and RWD to support biomedical innovation; real world methods, study designs and outcomes; health informatics; precision health; and health privacy. The Research Associate may also collaborate in a broad range of other health policy topics of interest to the Center, including but not limited to: health equity, regulatory science, medical device and pharmaceutical policy, health care delivery and payment reform, global health, and the intersection of scientific and regulatory advancement with broader US health policy reforms.
Office Manager
Washington, DC

In support of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and Duke in DC, Duke University’s administrative and outreach center in Washington, DC, the office manager will apply knowledge and skills to resolve day-to-day as well as complex, non-routine administrative problems, independently or with others.
Policy Analyst
Focus: Medical Products Payment, Pricing, and Coverage Focus
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Policy Analyst to engage in research, writing, and analysis in support of Center projects with a focus on medical product payment, policy, and innovation (drugs, devices, and diagnostics). Topics may include value-based payment reform, post-market coverage and evidence generation, and drug pricing/competition policy. The individual in this position may also collaborate on projects spanning a broad range of topics including COVID-19 response, health care delivery and payment reform, real-world data and evidence, global health, health systems transformation, and the intersection of scientific and regulatory advancement with broader US health policy reforms.