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(Senior) Real World Data Scientist, Neuroscience epidemiologist

Company: Roche
Location: Welwyn
Reference: 201805-102541
Closing Date: 10 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

As a Real World Data (Senior) Data Scientist within our Personalized HealthCare function you will conduct observational studies to generate impactful evidence and insights on our molecules/medicines and patients, that support R&D, advance scientific and medical knowledge, and enable personalized patient care and access.You will collaborate with peers within the function and across the whole organization (e.g. ...

Requirements:

As a Real World Data (Senior) Data Scientist within our Personalized HealthCare function you will conduct observational studies to generate impactful evidence and insights on our molecules/medicines and patients, that support R&D, advance scientific and medical knowledge, and enable personalized patient care and access.

You will collaborate with peers within the function and across the whole organization (e.g. Medical Affairs, Market Access, Drug Safety, Clinical Science, affiliates) to develop evidence generation strategies, identify evidence gaps and data sources, design and execute studies, and implement analyses to address molecule and disease area questions. Your research will be used in reimbursement dossiers, regulatory filings, publications and others.

You will contribute to functional, cross-functional, enterprise-wide or external initiatives that craft our business and healthcare environments. This will require a deep understanding of molecule and disease area strategies, healthcare environments, as well as strong scientific and technical expertise in observational research. You will need strong strategic, collaboration and communication skills, as well as an ambitious mindset, to transform the way we use data and analytics to develop and deliver medicines for our patients.

Responsibilities

  • Identify evidence needs & recommend data solutions: Ask the right scientific questions, understand the evidence needs for research and development, regulatory and market access, and ideate and make recommendations on fit-for-purpose data and analytics solutions.
  • Develop data strategy & gain access to data: Develop strategic plans to access fit-for-purpose data sources to support evidence generation, and gain access to data through collaboration or data generation.
  • Dive into data: Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of the data we work with and foster learning with colleagues using analytical tools and applications to broaden data accessibility and advance our proficiency/efficiency in understanding and using the data appropriately.
  • Be an authority in applying methods: Stay current with and adopt emergent analytical methodologies, tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches.
  • Produce high quality analyses: Apply rigor in study design and analytical methods; plan for data processing; design a fit-for-purpose analysis plan, assess effective ways of presenting and delivering the results to improve impact and interpretability; implement and/or handle the study, including its reporting; ensure compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards.
  • Interpret and share results: Communicate findings to internal partners, regulatory, health technology assessment (HTA) bodies and scientific communities; publish results; participate in external meetings and forums to present your insights (e.g. congress/conference).
  • Collaborate and craft: Collaborate and contribute to functional, cross-functional, enterprise-wide or external data science communities, networks, collaborations, initiatives or goals on knowledge-sharing, methodologies, innovations, technology, IT infrastructure, policy-shaping, processes, etc. to enable broader and more effective use of data and analytics to support business.


Minimum qualifications
  • MSc or PhD in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, outcomes research, health services research or biostatistics/public health (with focus on epidemiology/ observational research)
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and executing epidemiological or outcomes research projects, with publications and presentations
  • Demonstrated experience with leading project scope and driving delivery in an evolving environment requiring proactivity and effective problem-solving and prioritization when faced with challenges
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ambitious mindset and self-direction, ability to teach others and ability to learn new techniques
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal
  • Track record of effectively working in a matrix environment with global, international team members coming from scientific, business and operational backgrounds, using influence without authority


Preferred/additional qualifications
  • PhD degree as listed in Minimum Qualifications
  • Confirmed ability to translate and communicate complex study design and findings to diverse audiences

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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