The Therapeutic Area (TA) Lead of Evidence, Science, and Innovation (ES&I) is a member of the US Medical Affairs Evidence for Access (E4A) Medical Unit. He/she is leading the in-house real-world evidence generation in one of the TA (BioOnc, I+O, or Spectrum). He/she works closely with E4A asset leads of the same TA and other internal stakeholders to design and execute observational research using in-house real-world data (RWD). As a subject expert, he/she also review and design retrospective observational studies that are conducted by external vendors.
Key responsibilities include: 1. Support E4A asset leads in corresponding TA to design, execute, and publish observational research with in-house claims/survey/EMR data. 2. Participate in E4A asset strategic planning and lead the execution of RWD studies with internal resource on behalf of E4A asset lead. 3. Develop and/or oversee research protocol and statistical analysis plan. Design and execute appropriate methodology (e.g., propensity score matching, regression analysis,…etc) for RWD studies. 4. Mentor junior staffs/analysts to conduct the analyses, to review the results, and to communicate the findings. Oversee the analytic execution to ensure the analyses are conducted with the highest accuracy and quality. 5. Develop knowledge in assigned TA area and identify new data source, method, and collaboration opportunity to address business need. 6. Assist internal stakeholders to review protocol and to support the design of prospective observational research. 7. Establish a strong partnership with E4A asset leads and other stakeholders to ensure high customer satisfaction from the in-house collaboration. 8. Prioritize resource and support based on the business impact of deliverables. 9. Support the Head of ES&I on operational excellence.
Who You Are
Education and experience Master and/or doctorate degree in data science, economics, epidemiology, public health, psychology, statistics, or other health services research related disciplines. A minimal of 8 years previous work experience in consulting, academic/research institute, and/or pharmaceutical industry experience in functions such as health economic outcomes research, epidemiology, statistical analysis, marketing, etc. Skills and ability 1. Deep expertise in observational research methodology. Ability to design appropriate analyses to answer research questions. 2. Strong oral and writing communication skills to summarize and explain the findings to audiences who may not have technical background. 3. Strong hands-on research and SAS programming experience of large claims databases. 4. Excellent knowledge in the US reimbursement coding system 5. A strong track record of publication in peer-reviewed journal 6. Experience in partnering with cross-functional stakeholders 7. Strong attention-to-detail 8. Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, team-based environment 9. Ability to prioritize and adjust project plans appropriately 10. Demonstrated ability to learn and embrace new technologies, applications and solutions