Two year, full-time Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HE&OR) Fellowships to provide training and hands-on experience in a broad-range of health economics and outcomes research opportunities. These two-year fellowships will allow the fellow to gain proficiency in the field of health economics, outcomes research, and comparative effectiveness research (CER) as conducted in academic, managed care, hospital, health policy, and/or pharmaceutical industry settings.
The fellow will spend first year of fellowship at an academic institution and second year at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in East Hanover, New Jersey. The objective of the first year is to educate the fellow on general principles and methods applied in health economics and outcomes research. Concurrently, the fellow will participate in ongoing outcomes research projects at the first year fellowship site. Fellows will participate in health economics and outcomes research projects and gain experience in how a pharmaceutical manufacturer uses clinical, economic, and humanistic data to support the development and commercialization of its products, with potential opportunities in neuroscience, respiratory, immunology, dermatology, cardiovascular, and transplant franchises.
Specifically, the fellowship will provide experience in:
Business application of HE&OR research
Research skills through the execution of HE&OR research studies, including study methodology
Research activities may include literature reviews within a specified disease or therapeutic area, development of economic models, medical chart review studies, patient surveys, database analyses, burden of illness studies, PRO development
Project management experience
Networking and collaboration with internal stakeholders, such as Market Access, Clinical Development, Medical, Marketing, and Health Policy
Three 2-year Outcomes Research Fellowship positions are available in 2018-2020: Novartis/Jefferson College of Population Health (1 position), Novartis/Baylor Scott & White Health/University of Texas at Austin (1 position), and Novartis/University of Maryland (1 position).
Please rank your top two preferred sites when submitting application materials.
An advanced degree in pharmacy (Pharm D.), health services research, public health, economics, epidemiology, pharmacy administration, or a related discipline.
A background in pharmacy or medicine and experience in outcomes research, health economics, or another related field of research is preferred.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
Demonstrated success in working in teams and independently.
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3 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Located in East Hanover, NJ Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is an affiliate of Novartis which provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, cost-saving generic and biosimilar pharmaceuticals and eye care. Novartis ha...s leading positions globally in each of these areas. In 2016, the Group achieved net sales of USD 48.5 billion, while R&D throughout the Group amounted to approximately USD 9.0 billion. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 118,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are available in approximately 155 countries around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.novartis.com