Associate Epidemiology Director (Sports Injury Surveillance and Analytics) - (R1035872) in Research Triangle Park, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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.

Description

PURPOSE

As a member of the Injury Surveillance and Analytics (ISA) Team, provide epidemiology and outcomes research leadership for observational research on incidence of injury and illness in a sports setting.  Lead and support research on comparative safety, effectiveness, and cost of medical treatment. Design methodologically sound studies to meet program objectives and regulatory requirements. Conduct and supervise analyses, evaluation, and reporting of studies.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Serves as project lead on research initiatives largely centered around injury epidemiology and orthopedic questions and methods.
• Works within electronic medical records to improve data quality and reporter training.
 Supports development of protocols, reports, and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting.
 Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.
• Interacts with clients and physician advisors.
• Provides review for work of peers and junior staff in areas including observational study methods, statistical methods, and the selection of instruments and clinical measures to achieve objectives. 
• Identifies client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require attention or escalation.
• Uses best efforts to complete work with available budget.
• Represents IQVIA externally through high profile client and conference presentations.
• May oversee or conduct statistical analysis in SAS as needed.


 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Ability to design, plan, and conduct observational studies of incidence, comparative effectiveness, and/or predictive analytics. . Experience in injury epidemiology preferred but not required.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as presentation skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients in a global and matrixed environment.
• Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
• Must be proficient in SAS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.
• Must be highly organized and self-motivated with ability to determine and meet objectives.


MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• PhD and 5 years relevant experience preferred; Masters Degree in public health, epidemiology, data science, outcomes research, health economics or a relevant scientific field and 8 years relevant experience.
 
 
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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™.


Job ID: R1035872