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 it's 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:

Research Director
Focus: Real World Evidence
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Research Director focused in real-world evidence (RWE) and real-world data (RWD). Reporting to the Duke-Margolis Deputy Director, Policy, the Research Director will be responsible for developing, managing, and directing a portfolio of 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 and value-based payment and care.
Policy Fellow, Infectious Disease
Washington, DC or Durham, NC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Policy Fellow, Infectious Disease, to develop and manage major components of the Center’s research and policy analysis related to infectious diseases including COVID-19 public health response, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), and pandemic preparedness and resiliency. The individual in this role will collaborate with Duke-Margolis leadership and manage the day-to-day implementation of multiple projects to ensure the successful execution of project objectives and the Center’s strategic goals. The Policy Fellow will take a lead role in collaborations to write policy white papers, policy memos, evidence-based procedural best practices, and other related policy deliverables.
Managing Associate
Focus: Real World Evidence
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Managing Associate to develop and manage major components of the Center’s research and policy analysis related to real-world evidence (RWE) and real-world data (RWD). The individual in this role will manage day-to-day activities of projects related to RWE and RWD with a primary focus on developing policies to support the use of real-world data and evidence for a range of healthcare decisions, including regulatory decisions. This role will include engagement with government and private sector entities.
Managing Associate
Focus: Antimicrobial Resistance
Washington, DC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Managing Associate to develop and manage major components of the Center’s research and policy analysis related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The individual in this role will manage day-to-day activities of projects related to AMR with a goal to advance innovation in payment, policy, and development for antimicrobial products (drugs, vaccines, devices, and diagnostics). Impact will be at both the national and state level, including engagement with state and Federal governments and private-sector entities.
Research Assistant/Policy Analyst
Focus: Health Care Payment and Delivery Focus
Washington, DC or Durham, NC

Duke-Margolis has an opening for a Policy Analyst or Research Assistant focused in health care payment and delivery. This position will support Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on health care delivery and payment reform at the state and national level, and may also support other high priority Center projects.
Policy Analyst
Focus: Focus in Antimicrobial Resistance
Washington, DC
Duke-Margolis is hiring a Policy Analyst to support Center projects focused on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by researching, analyzing, and writing about policy proposals, innovative payment models, and incentives for antimicrobial product development and availability.
Policy Analyst and/or Research Assistant Positions
Focus: Medical Products Payment, Pricing, and Coverage Focus - Multiple Hires
Washington, DC
Duke-Margolis has multiple openings at the Policy Analyst and/or Research Assistant levels 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 individuals in this positions may also collaborate on projects spanning a broad range of topics including COVID-19 response, healthcare 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.
Research Associate (Multiple Hires)
Focus: Biomedical Innovation 
Washington DC

Duke-Margolis has openings for multiple Research Associates within the Center’s biomedical innovation portfolio.
The Research Associates will support Center projects with research, writing, and analysis with a focus on medical product development and innovation, real-world data and evidence, medical device and pharmaceutical policy, and the intersection of scientific and regulatory advancement with broader US health policy reforms. Individuals in these roles may also collaborate on projects spanning a broad range of health policy-relevant topics.