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Sr Research Assoc Evidera

Company: PPD - Pharmaceutical Product Development
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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Sr Research Assoc EvideraBethesda - MDJob DescriptionSENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE- DATA ANALYTICS
We are looking to fill this role in Europe or the United StatesEvidera has been providing outcomes research, data analytics and epidemiology services to clients in the biopharmaceutical industry for over 19 years. The Real-World Evidence team supports in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology/ medical device companies throughout the product lifecycle, from early pre-launch planning to launch and post-marketing management. Our focus is on helping our clients build economic and epidemiological evidence to demonstrate and support the value of their products. Through analysis of large health administrative databases, we may provide key information such as:Treatment patterns and drug utilizationResource utilizationThe incidence and prevalence of diseases and co-morbiditiesThe incidence of adverse eventsThe impact of various risk factorsBurden of diseaseComparative effectivenessSurvival Knowledge of the relationships between patient, drug, clinical and disease factors can significantly aid our clients in navigating potential drug-event causal relationships as well as in building stronger evidence-based value messages. - - Position Overview:The Senior Research Associate will bear scientific responsibility for the design and implementation of selected retrospective, prospective, and/or cross-sectional observational studies under oversight of more senior staff. - The main focus of the research studies will be retrospective analysis of large European databases, exploring outcomes such as those listed in bullets above. - Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):In some client engagements, serve as Principal Investigator, with final responsibilities for project budget, deliverables, and timelinesProvide scientific guidance/consultation on scientific and logistical considerations of study design and conductDraft project deliverables (e.g., protocols, analysis plans, reports,) for senior review, and draft abstracts and manuscripts as lead or co-authorContribute to the growth of Evidera through business development activities, including proposal development, participation in the sales cycle, conference attendance, and presentations Support other organizational activities as needed (e.g., supervise and/or mentor junior staff; closely collaborate with other business units; contribute to development of training materials and process improvements)Interact directly with sponsors and vendorTravel (national and international travel) is expectedJob QualificationEducation, Professional Skills & Experience: PhD or MSc with significant related experienceApplied experienced in quantitative methods in epidemiology with a focus on data analysis using real-world observational data (e.g., claims data, electronic medical records)Experience with European databasesGood understanding of relevant methodology and statisticsPrevious experience in consultancy environment highly desirableWorking knowledge of data analysis software (e.g., SAS, Stata, R) and MS Office software Experience presenting ideas to individuals and groups in a formal presentation settingAble to analyze complex issues and evidence, identify cause-effect relationships, and generate effective solutionsDelivers a positive internal/external client experience; listens and understand the client's needs, and recommends solutions Demonstrates sound professional judgment in analyzing, responding to, and resolving enquiries, issues, and escalations. Personal Skills & Competencies: Demonstrated ability to communicate and document information effectively in written English, including the ability to produce reports, documents, emails, and other written pieces which are well-organized, free from errors, and are appropriately adjusted to the characteristics and needs of the audience.Strong organizational, time-management, prioritization, and decision-making skills necessary to evaluate, plan and accomplish multiple work goals in a timely fashion.Able to quickly learn and apply new information, skills, and procedures.Proactive and positive approach to tasks and projects, as well as resilience when encountering process, project, budget, or client changes that are inherent in the consulting environment.Solid communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to quickly develop and sustain positive rapport with internal and external contacts in person, over the phone and by email.Employees hired in this role may be assigned to a US government contract and if so would be subject to COVID-19 vaccination and reporting requirements.About Evidera:Evidera is a business within in Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and a is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products. Perks:We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with clear opportunities for growth and career -progression. -You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects with some of the industry's leading researchers. Our -offices boast -a fun and collaborative working environment, frequent social events, and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance, for -all -our staff.Evidera's Core Competencies:Customer FocusInitiativeTeamworkProblem Solving/JudgmentAccountabilityIf you resonate with our core competencies and want to contribute to research and consulting services driven by world-class science and thought leadership, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. -Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours. Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. May require travel. - (Recruiter will provide more details.)Diversity StatementPPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

Keywords: PPD - Pharmaceutical Product Development, Bethesda , Sr Research Assoc Evidera, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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