This position has direct involvement of content development, statistical analysis and project planning for a variety of projects in the Real World Evidence group. This includes working closely with clients in the development of project-specific statistical analysis methods and project deliverables. You would also be a contributor in client meetings, publication strategies and authorship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Principal Research Scientist provides leadership for Real World Evidence programs with responsibilities to include: client interactions, developing research objectives and methodology for clients, participating in and overseeing projects, and business development
Interacts with clients to determine appropriate research programs to meet clients’ objectives
Designs and leads small- to large-scale database, retrospective and prospective data analysis, and clinical analysis projects from inception through publication
Designs and leads small- to large-scale meta-analysis, systematic and general literature review studies from inception through publication and/or client delivery
Consults with clients and internal study teams on retrospective chart reviews, electronic data capture programming, and prospective observational trials
Designs and performs analysis of patient and provider characteristics that are associated with particular health outcomes or interventions
Designs and performs analysis of project endpoints and outcomes to meet project objectives, and provides expert level interpretive analyses and consultation related to study results
Collaborates closely with biostatisticians, programmers and data managers
Assimilates research data into written deliverable products clients
Develops or reviews abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and white papers based on analysis.
Identifies and develops partnerships with database companies, government entities, and academic institutions and subject matter experts (SMEs/KOLs)
Shares and expands knowledge of databases, warehouses, business intelligence (BI) systems, data analysis tools, and other research- and publication-oriented resources
Assists in developing proposals, including scientific rationale, methodology, timelines, and budgets
Serves as mentor and conducts training programs for staff as needed
Required Qualifications/Education and Special Skills:
MS with 5+ years of analytical experience in outcomes research design, epidemiology and multivariate statistical analysis, preferably with pharmaceutical/biotech or PhD with 3+ years of experience.
Real World Evidence focused statistician, or previous strong statistical training and experience with reviewing datasets for their potential to rigorously address research questions
Experienced in using SAS for statistical analysis
Knowledge of statistical theory, techniques and methods encompassing such areas as sampling, ratios and proportions, measures of dispersion and central tendency, reliability, validity, correlations, survival, trends, index numbers, forecasting, categorical data analysis and non-parametric methods
Proven analytic skills: ability to quickly and accurately analyze data
Ability to summarize and present complex data with clarity
Locations: Covington KY, Philadelphia/New Jersey, Raleigh NC; Other locations may be considered
About CTI Clinical Trial & Consulting Services
CTI was founded in 1999 to provide therapeutic expertise to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry across a range of services. We have experienced consistent and significant growth from a US-based organization to a multi-national corporation with associates in more than 25 countries across the world. We have worked on more than 3,500 projects on six continents during the company lifetime, and have contributed to more than 100 new drug and device approvals through global regulatory agencies such as the FDA, EMA, and others.