Director, Epidemiology

Our client is a pharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in a search for a Director, Epidemiology.  

Major tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Oversees specific products for a team of professionals of graduate professionals who deal with various aspects of epidemiology and data.
  • Contributes to the strategy, vision, and processes of the department and PPS.
  • Provides input into establishing internal standards, processes, and policies for the use of observational data and studies.
  • Provides expert level consultation on epidemiological issues to a variety of stakeholders across the company.
  • Identifies data sources relevant to safety science in consideration of their scientific value and financial impact.
  • Develops and interprets pharmacoepidemiology studies.
  • Critically reviews relevant publications, manuscripts, and draft protocols as needed.
  • Provides input on patient registry design and interpretation of data.
  • Interacts with other functional groups that are responsible for safety evaluations to produce a quality analysis and documentation for regulatory or scientific purposes.
  • Maintains an understanding of epidemiologic methods and data resources as well as their applications in benefit-risk evaluation.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • A PhD in epidemiology or MD/MPH or MD/PhD in epidemiology is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the conduct of epidemiological studies and using population based databases.
  • Requires At least 3 years in the drug safety environment.
  • Formal clinical training, proficiency in statistical analysis computing, experience building effective teams, and knowledge of the financial impact of projects are a plus.
If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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