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Employer: Duke University
Located in: Durham, North Carolina
Degree Required: Bachelors
Req ID: 4877
Date: Jul 10, 2019
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Innovations in Healthcare (IiH) is a nonprofit organization hosted by Duke University and founded in 2011 by Duke Health, McKinsey & Company, and the World Economic Forum. The organization aims to improve healthcare worldwide by supporting the scale and impact of promising innovations. Innovations in Healthcare collaborates closely with the Duke Global Health Innovation Center (GHIC), part of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI). The Center studies and supports the scaling and adaptation of innovations, and related policy reforms, to address critical health challenges worldwide. It helps integrate complementary efforts across IiH, DGHI, the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the Duke Institute for Health Innovation, developing an academic home for faculty, staff, trainees, and students working on health innovation and policy issues globally.
The Associate, Research, IiH and GHIC, will contribute to the planning, organizing, and implementation of elements of the research program undertaken by IiH and GHIC, as part of the broader research and knowledge management team. The Associate, Research reports to the Senior Research Manager and collaborates closely with the full IiH and GHIC teams.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. Preference will be given to candidates with a master’s degree in relevant field (e.g. global health, public health, social work, sociology).
Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in developing research design, writing for multiple audiences, and project management. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke University 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.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Posted on 07/12/2019
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