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Observational Scientist

  • Job reference: 926429
  • Location: Uxbridge, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: R&D - Clinical & Non Clinical, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 08/07/2019

Observational Scientist


Our Observational Research Scientists are members of the Centre for Observational Research which broadly contribute evidence regarding the frequency and distribution of disease or the clinical burden of disease, the natural history or clinical course of disease, the design of clinical trials, cost and utilization patterns, and the safety and effectiveness of interventions as part of the development of evidence dossiers for reimbursement.

Primarily responsible for Observational Scientist activities, which may include any/all of the following:

  • The epidemiology position will be responsible for writing Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and guiding analysts to explore the client's real-world data (RWD) assets.
  • Providing database expertise advice and interpreting results.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified BA/BS/BSc Commercial experience in life sciences or medically related field
  • Experience of observational research and health economics outcomes research.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Masters (PhD preferred) degree in Health Economics, Epidemiology, Statistics (or other subject with high observational research content) or Medical degree with observational research experience.
  • Significant experience in observational research with a record of publications in observational research or clinical journals
  • Experience in the design, execution, and analysis of observation research studies within Pharmaceutical or Public Health setting Experience in research to support drug development and research project planning and management.

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