Senior Consultant (Senior Epidemiologist), Epidemiology & Drug Safety

Iqvia Holdings Inc Durham , NC 27701

Posted 2 months ago

We are expanding IQVIA's Epidemiology and Drug Safety team and are seeking outstanding additions.

About Our Team

The Epidemiology and Drug Safety practice at IQVIA is a fast-growing component of the Medical/Scientific division. With direct access to the world's most comprehensive data, analytic and consulting/research resources, the team specializes in helping clients to address scientific questions including: disease burden, natural history, product safety and risk management, drug utilization, treatment patterns, and validation studies. Our clients include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers. We offer a flexible, diverse, and dynamic work environment with a multidisciplinary team of researchers with backgrounds in epidemiology, pharmacovigilance, and health services research.

Overview of the Role

Senior Consultants develop, design, and deliver high quality epidemiology and drug safety projects and research studies. Senior Consultants work with Principals, Associate Principals, and Consultants on each project and will work across multiple projects. Assignments range in complexity from performing literature reviews to developing study protocols and ensuring data quality and scientific rigor across all facets of epidemiology projects. Contributions to the development of best practices in epidemiology and observational research; participation as co-author in manuscripts; and mentoring more junior team members are encouraged. Occasional travel may be required. The Senior Consultant has explicit recognition as a senior team member and responsibility for on-time and on-budget delivery of projects or components of projects. The Senior Consultant will play a role in business development and will have responsibility for mentoring more junior staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for on-time and on-budget delivery of projects or components of projects

  • Will play a role in business development

  • Responsible for mentoring junior staff

  • Design and implement epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and drug safety studies and other related research projects.

  • Contribute to the development of high quality proposals for new projects.

  • Contribute to the development of project deliverables, including literature reviews, protocols, statistical analysis plans, reviews of results, study reports, abstracts, manuscripts and slide decks, as appropriate.

  • Support senior staff on specific research initiatives as needed.

  • Contribute to the development of best practices in epidemiology and observational research and other internal initiatives to share information and build capacity.

Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of epidemiology methods and concepts; Master's or doctoral degree in epidemiology, health services research, or relevant related discipline.

  • Work experience in related area such as pharmacoepidemiology, epidemiology, or health services research, 4-5 years' experience in applied health research or consulting environment.

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment on multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.

  • Strong project management skills, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize competing tasks

  • Self-starter, ability to work individually in addition to collaboratively

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. https://jobs.iqvia.com/eoe

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA's ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status. https://jobs.iqvia.com/covid-19-vaccine-status


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