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IQVIA Associate Epidemiology Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Applies epidemiologic principles throughout the life cycle of observational and minimally interventional studies from study concept until final study report delivery; develops other scientific communications such as abstracts and manuscripts; and contributes expertise to study planning, study delivery, and study results interpretation.

Designs and writes protocols, site and patient recruitment strategies, contributes to CRF development; ongoing data review; supports Clinical Operations and Data Management in query management; involved in statistical activities such as SAP and TLF review, clinical study report preparation, and in any publications that may arise from the study. Provides stand-alone study design consulting services, participates in study advisory boards and acts as principal investigators on studies.

Work closely with global clients and other functional groups by providing epidemiology and outcomes research leadership for observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety, effectiveness and cost of medical treatment. Design methodologically sound studies to meet project objectives and regulatory and payer requirements. Conduct and supervise analyses, evaluation and reporting of studies.

Essential Functions

  • Serves as project lead on client facing or internal projects.

  • Authors protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting.

  • Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.

  • Reviews and provides epidemiology and outcomes research input for tasks including CRF/eCRF development, form previews and other ad hoc project tasks (e.g., regulatory responses, slide deck development).

  • Independently generates content and direction for business development proposals.

  • Interacts with clients as warranted.

  • Provides review for work of peers and junior staff in areas including observational study methods, statistical methods, safety and pharmocovigilance, the selection of instruments and clinical measures to achieve objectives, and sources and measures for resource utilization and costing.

  • Identifies client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require attention or escalation.

  • Uses best efforts to complete work with available budget.

  • Represents IQVIA externally through conference presentations.

  • May oversee or conduct statistical analysis as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience

Typically requires 5 - 7 years of prior relevant experience.

Knowledge

Requires deep knowledge of one or more related job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

Typically viewed as having a specialty within discipline.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

with 10 years relevant education and experience

or

Master's Degree

Public health, epidemiology, outcomes research, health economics or a relevant scientific field and 8 years relevant experience

or

Ph.D.

with 5 years relevant experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Serves as project lead on client facing or internal projects.

  • Authors protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting.

  • Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.

  • Reviews and provides epidemiology and outcomes research input for tasks including CRF/eCRF development, form previews and other ad hoc project tasks (e.g., regulatory responses, slide deck development).

  • Independently generates content and direction for business development proposals.

  • Interacts with clients as warranted.

  • Provides review for work of peers and junior staff in areas including observational study methods, statistical methods, safety and pharmocovigilance, the selection of instruments and clinical measures to achieve objectives, and sources and measures for resource utilization and costing.

  • Identifies client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require attention or escalation.

  • Uses best efforts to complete work with available budget.

  • Represents Quintiles externally through conference presentations.

  • May oversee or conduct statistical analysis as needed.

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At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com .

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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