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Director, Epidemiology

Reference Number: 3969
Location: IL

Our client is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Epidemiology.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Provides epidemiology project leadership for specific products.
  • Contributes to the strategy, vision, and processes of the department.
  • Provides expert epidemiological input into establishing internal standards, processes and policies for the use of observational/epidemiological data and the conduct of observational studies.
  • Provides expert level consultation on epidemiological issues to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Designs, implements, 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 current knowledge of epidemiologic methods, data resources and their applications in benefit-risk evaluation, as well as, current health authority initiatives and regulations impacting the function of safety science.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (PhD, MPH, MSc) in Epidemiology or relevant discipline is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the conduct of epidemiological studies and/or using population based databases.
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of drug safety experience.
  • Formal clinical training, proficiency in statistical analysis computing, and knowledge of the financial impact of projects highly preferred.
  • Experience building effective teams highly preferred.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3969.  No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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