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Associate Director, Data Science (R1047435) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Associate Director, Data Scientist

Global Technology, Real-World & Analytics Solutions

Role Purpose

The overall responsibility is to bring expert direction, guidance, insight and credibility in areas of product development that have a high mathematical / scientific / data science content. To find out more about the software we build, watch the YouTube video at

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree (or Bachelor’s degree plus relevant work experience) in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, biostatistics, data science etc)
  • Highly experienced working with technology and/or scientific data analysis in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry.
  • A strong knowledge of mathematical and statistical techniques in HEOR and Epidemiology.
  • A strong scientific programming background.
  • An understanding of software engineering principles is strongly preferred.
  • Experience selling and/or delivering products or consulting services to commercial organisations or the NHS
  • Thorough understanding of the use of data and products in the RWI environment strongly preferred.
  • Healthcare systems and/or pharmaceutical industry knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Computer Science/Engineering or Mathematics degree or work experience a strong plus.
  • This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and Europe.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, project management and planning skills

Why Join?

Those who join us become part of a recognized global leader still willing to challenge the status quo to improve patient care. In RWAS, you will have access to the most cutting-edge technology, the largest data sets, the best analytics tools and, in our opinion, some of the finest minds in the Healthcare industry.

You can drive your career at IQVIA and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success.  We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

Job ID: R1047435