Senior Epidemiologist / Real-World Data Scientist
Join the Centre of Excellence for Retrospective Studies in London to help us deliver high quality scientific research to our clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
Our goal is to contribute to the body of scientific evidence that allows medical practitioners to treat patients in the most effective way, and health systems to include as many patients as possible.
We use data, collected for clinical (and other) purposes to answer research questions such as "which treatment works best in the real world, beyond the clinical trial setting?
Our fast paced and supportive environment attracts individuals who care deeply about the quality, timeliness and subsequent impact of their work;
who thrive when exposed to the scale and variety of scientific challenges we face.
Lead the design, execution and reporting of real-world database (RWD) studies
Lead the writing of study protocols, statistical analysis plans and study reports
Provide methodological insights and senior review in support of various study documents
Provide scientific and methodological expertise to teams and clients on various aspects of study design to address research questions
Manage teams, both at the project level and as a line manager
Develop abstracts, manuscripts and / or presentations to conferences for projects
Contribute to business development activities and proposal writing
Lead operational efficiencies of workflows, including writing of internal guidance documents (e.g., SOPs and quality management documents)
MPH, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent degree) in epidemiology, public health or a related discipline
Post-graduate work experience in real-world evidence
Experience in designing and executing prospective or retrospective epidemiological studies, including database analyses
Evidence of previous experience utilising large-scale anonymous patient level retrospective healthcare databases populated with EMR data such as the CPRD or THIN
Commitment to working collaboratively and effectively with people of other disciplines
Strong consulting skills
Ability to meet short deadlines with high quality deliverables
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in English (spoken and written)
Experience with analysing large real-world databases
Prior experience working in a consultancy, CRO or healthcare services
Proven history of successful project management
Knowledge of real-world data needs of pharmaceutical clients
Publications in peer reviewed journals, and abstracts (including presentations) in scientific conferences
Don’t hesitate to apply via our careers pages, Linked In posting, or send your CV and cover letter to Lisa.Freeman iqvia.com