Real World Evidence Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 18 May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at a leading pharmaceutical company as their Real World Evidence Scientist. You will join a team looking for ways to support drug development, the candidate will also bring a consistent track record of delivering value through the use of routinely collected data from healthcare settings to provide health analytics and insights.

Job Responsibilities

  • Developing real world cohorts of patients matching clinical trial inclusion exclusion criteria
  • Analysing longitudinal health data to characterise patient journeys and outcomes
  • Sifting claims and prescription data for use patterns and to support label expansion
  • Building predictive models of patient outcomes
  • Identifying patient subtypes (e.g. via biomarkers) for possible therapy development
  • Building synthetic and external control arms to support the interpretation of clinical studies
  • Development of algorithms for better diagnosis and identification of patients
  • Searching for evidence of adverse effects in medical histories
  • Using federated networks of electronic health records for patient identification and recruitment
  • Using real world evidence to support pragmatic and hybrid trial designs
  • Partnering with external organisations to generate bespoke real world datasets

Skills and Requirements

  • MSc/PhD in data science or other advanced degree in life sciences with post-doctoral or other training/work in Medical Informatics or related field
  • Use of statistical and scripting languages such as R, Python and SQL
  • Clinical trials and recruitment, especially the application of synthetic control arms
  • Ability to lead & manage multi-disciplinary epidemiological projects
  • Strong background of delivering large, cross functional projects
  • Experience working in a global organisation and delivering global solutions
  • Health analytics and data mining of routinely collected healthcare data
  • The application of genomics in clinical care or translational medicine
  • Experience in the use of Instant Health Data

To Apply

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