RWE - Epidemiologist (R1103139) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

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    Kirkland, CA
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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Utilizes epidemiological knowledge and literature to design and deliver sound observational and low intervention clinical research studies.

Applies epidemiologic principles throughout the life cycle of observational and minimally interventional studies from study concept until final study report delivery; develops other scientific communications such as abstracts and manuscripts; and contributes expertise to study planning, study delivery, and study results interpretation.

Designs and writes protocols, site and patient recruitment strategies, contributes to CRF development; ongoing data review; supports Clinical Operations and Data Management in query management; involved in statistical activities such as SAP and TLF review, clinical study report preparation, and in any publications that may arise from the study. Provides stand-alone study design consulting services, participates in study advisory boards and acts as principal investigators on studies.


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.


  • Serves as project lead on smaller projects or in support of project lead on larger client facing or internal projects.
  • Authors 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 with input and oversight of senior staff.
  • Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.
  • Reviews and provides 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 generates content and direction for business development propsals on smaller projects with input from senior staff.
  • Interacts with clients as warranted, with senior staff involvement as needed.
  • May represent IQVIA externally through conference presentations.
  • May oversee or conduct statistical analysis as needed.



Typically requires 3 - 5 years of prior relevant experience.


Requires advanced knowledge of job area, and broad knowledge of a other related job areas, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.


Bachelor's Degree

5 years relevant education and experience



Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to design observational studies of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients in a global and matrixed environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated with ability to determine and meet objectives.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1103139