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Senior Epidemiologist, Real World Evidence

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Primary Location: Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal Additonal Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands,NLD; Athens, Greece,GRC; Barcelona, Spain,ESP; Barcelona, Spain,ESP; Berlin, Germany,DEU; Bordeaux, France,FRA; Brighton, United Kingdom,GBR; Cambridge, United Kingdom,GBR; Chesterfield, United Kingdom,GBR; Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany,DEU; Espoo, Finland,FIN; Frankfurt, Germany,DEU; Glasgow, United Kingdom,GBR; Hounslow, United Kingdom,GBR; Leeds, United Kingdom,GBR; London, United Kingdom,GBR; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Milan, Italy,ITA; Paris, France,FRA; Prague, Czech Republic,CZE; Reading, United Kingdom,GBR; Riga, Latvia,LVA; Stafford, United Kingdom,GBR; Stevenage, United Kingdom,GBR; Strasbourg, France,FRA; Tallinn, Estonia,EST; Warsaw, Poland,POL Full time R1240344

Job description

Senior Epidemiologist - Real World (Remote Working)

Job Overview

Join IQVIA as a Senior Epidemiologist and help us deliver high‑quality Epidemiological scientific research to our clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Provide epidemiology and outcomes research leadership for observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety, effectiveness and cost of medical treatment, under supervision of senior staff. Design methodologically sound studies to meet project objectives and regulatory requirements. Conduct and supervise analyses, evaluation and reporting of studies.

Your primary responsibilities would be:

  • Providing epidemiology and outcomes research leadership for observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety, effectiveness and cost of medical treatment

  • Serving as project lead on smaller projects or in support of project lead on larger client facing or internal projects.

  • Authoring of protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, overseeing timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting with input and oversight of senior staff.

  • Reviewing and providing relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.

  • Reviewing and providing epidemiology and outcomes research input for tasks including CRF/eCRF development, form previews and other ad hoc project tasks (e.g., regulatory responses, slide deck development).

  • Independently generating content and direction for business development proposals on smaller projects with input from senior staff.

  • Interacting with clients as warranted, with senior staff involvement as needed.

To be successful in this role you’ll need :

  • MPH, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent degree) in epidemiology, public health or a related discipline

  • Post-graduate work experience ideally in Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Experience in designing and executing prospective or retrospective epidemiological studies

  • Commitment to working collaboratively and effectively with people of other disciplines

  • Ability to meet short deadlines with high quality deliverables

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)


IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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