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Senior Research Associate - Modeling & Simulation

Company: PPD
Location: Waltham
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Research Associate- Modeling and Simulation Evidera is a global research consulting group that partners with life sciences organizations worldwide to develop, capture, and communicate the clinical and economic evidence required to substantiate the value of their products and optimize their products' market access and commercial success. Our research and consulting services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities in health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics, and epidemiology. Our multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation experts design and implement health economic models that describe complex medical processes to understand and evaluate the implications of clinical trials; demonstrate the value of interventions beyond efficacy, and assess benefits, risks, and the economic consequences associated with healthcare interventions. If you have a passion for health economic modeling to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses of healthcare interventions and have experience conceptualizing and implementing simulation models (e.g., discrete event simulation) and other decision-analytic models (e.g., decision trees, Markov, individual state transition, survival partition), research and analytics, a position in Modeling and Simulation could be waiting for you! Role and Responsibilities + Conceptualization, design and implementation of health economic models to conduct cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of healthcare interventions + Scientifically responsible person for a project or to lead selected aspects within larger projects with multiple models with senior scientific "guidance/consultation" + Draft project deliverables (e.g., Excel with VBA based models, model specifications, and technical reports) at "final quality" level with minimal senior review, and draft abstracts and manuscripts as lead or co-author + As Principal Investigator have project budget, deliverable and timeline responsibility; identify scope expansion and need for amendments + Support other "non-billable" activities as needed (e.g. draft and approve proposals; lead methodological advancements, supervise junior staff; closely collaborate with other business units; lead some efforts as company representative) What you bring to Evidera + Prior experience in health care modeling and health-economic outcomes research methods + Practical experience in design, implementation and validation of cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses (e.g., decision trees, Markov, individual state-transition, survival partition, discrete event simulation) + Development of models suitable for submission to Health Technology Assessment groups or to support other reimbursement decisions + Strong quantitative skills, with solid understanding of relevant statistical methods + Ability to communicate effectively with peers, senior managers and clients + Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral, with attention to detail + Ability to manage deadlines, multiple tasks and relationships in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment Education + PhD, Master's or Bachelor's degree with more than five years of relevant work experience. For example, Operations Research, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Biostatistics or related field or a similar program Language Skills + Competent in written and spoken English Computer Skills + Required: Advanced Microsoft Excel modeling skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint + Desired: Experience implementing simulation models/ decision-analytic software (e.g., R, TreeAge, Anylogic, Arena) About Evidera: Evidera is a business within in Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and a is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products. Perks: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with clear opportunities for growth and career progression. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects with some of the industry's leading researchers. Our offices boast a fun and collaborative working environment, frequent social events and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance, for all our staff. Evidera's Core Competencies: + Customer Focus + Initiative + Teamwork + Problem + Solving/Judgment + Accountability If you resonate with our core competencies and want to contribute to research and consulting services driven by world-class science and thought leadership, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you. Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference, disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.

Keywords: PPD, Waltham , Senior Research Associate - Modeling & Simulation, Other , Waltham, Massachusetts

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