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Associate Director, Real World Evidence and Personalized Health Analytics

Company: Biogen Idec
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job DescriptionThe Associate Director of Real World Evidence (RWE) and Personalized Health Analytics (PHA) will be responsible for providing biostatistical support and guidance on RWE/PHA studies and may serve as the responsible biostatistician on several projects in different indications. This role reports into the Head and Director of Analytics, Medical Data Science and Analytics (MDSA) within Personalized Health Research, Analytics and Solutions (PHRAS).PrimaryResponsibilitiesEnsure that high quality biostatistical and pharmacoepidemiology support is provided by the Analytics teamEnsure that staff implement innovative, rigorous biostatistical methods to meet study objectives.Able to make decisions across a variety of studies with minimal input from line or project manager.Able to work with others to identify and resolve areas of concerns. Takes initiative to communicate issues within or across multiple project team(s). Able to handle large volume of highly complex tasks with minimal supervision.Serve as primary contact for management, Medical Directors, CROs, KOL's with respect to statistical consultation for products within a TA. Interacts with team members across functional areas and multiple studies. Represents the organization in meetings or on teams.Collaborate with external entities (e.g. thought leaders, academic entities and vendors) in the analysis of real world studiesParticipate in cross-functional initiatives regarding RWE/PHA.QualificationsPhD in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Outcomes Research, Economics or equivalent with 8 years working on observational studies.Previous Leadership experience as a People Manager or Supervisor is highly preferred. Experience with leading a Project Team may also be taken into consideration to meet desired qualifications. Thorough understanding of biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology, and outcomes research methods in RWE/PHA studies.Expertise in pharmacoepidemiology study designsExperience with secondary data sources including registries, claims and EMR.Knowledge of drug development (clinical and post-approval) and understanding of drug developmentas a continuum.Programming experience with R, SAS or other statistical software packagesExperience with ICH GCP, regulatory (e.g. EMA and FDA) and HTA (e.g. NICE and HAS) guidelines.Able to write and present information effectivelyAble to explain methodology and consequences of decisions in lay termsAble to manage many projects simultaneously, to manage conflicting priorities, and to be flexiblewhen priorities changeDemonstrates excellent leadership and communication skillsDemonstrates strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize.EducationAdditional InformationBiogen is seeking to hire an Associate Director of Real World Evidence (RWE) and Personalized Health Analytics (PHA) to join our team in Cambridge, MA. This exciting opportunity will provide valuable leadership and guidance on RWE/PHA studies as well as be a key contributor with biostatistics projects in various therapeutic areas. The role may be based out of our Cambridge, MA headquarters or Remote (must reside within the US).SummaryType:Full-timeFunction: ScienceSDL2017

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