Your new company
You'll be joining a top tier biotech who are investing heavily in their epidemiology teams to support a number of upcoming launches, providing plenty of opportunity to get involved in a wide range of projects. The company is one of the leaders in the field of oncology and are very science focused, demonstrated by the fact they spent over $4 Billion dollars on R&D last year. Your new role
You will be joining a cross-functional team of epidemiologists, statisticians, programmers, clinicians & outcomes researchers to design, manage and analyse large scale prospective and retrospective studies across global populations.
Major responsibilities will include: Leading the design, delivery and management of large-scale observational studies to analyse observational data, eg from literature reviews, EMRs, physician surveys, etc. Inputting into overall research strategy across a portfolio; Working on both prospective and retrospective pan-European and Global studies Liaising with senior global stakeholders on study design and project needs; Utilising data from large databases, such as THIN or CPRD; Working closely with stakeholders in health economics/HTA, outcomes research, market access and medical departments Providing insight and analysis for the assessment of medicines, eg for efficacy studies or pricing & reimbursement dossiers.
This is initially a 6 month contract, that can extend. What you'll need to succeed
Alongside excellent communication and organisational skills, you should have: An MSc (or equivalent experience) in epidemiology, statistics, health economics, mathematics or a related subject. Higher degrees, ie PhD are preferred for this position; Significant experience of working on observational / epidemiological / Phase IV studies; Experience using research studies to support drug development projects; A track record of working with large clinical / medical data sets; Experience working with large databases, eg CPRD, THIN, EMRs or disease registries; Experience of designing and managing large epidemiology / outcomes / medical studies; A publication record within observational research / epidemiology.
Candidates with direct experience of working for the pharmaceutical or CRO industry are at an advantage for this position. What you'll get in return
The chance to work on a number of exciting projects, in an innovative team with a highly collaborative working atmosphere, and a generous pay rate.
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