Statistician / Statistical Programmer (R1076050) in Gothenburg,SE at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/4/2020

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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.

IQVIA’s Real-world Insights experts deliver deep insights derived from statistical analyses of healthcare data through direct access to the world’s most comprehensive healthcare information, analytic and research resources. Our RWI team is made up of multi-disciplinary professionals, representing a variety of epidemiology-related disciplines from around the globe, that specialize in cutting edge and innovative analysis of healthcare data. Our diverse mix of clients, the breadth of disease areas, as well as the increasing access to novel data sources and advanced statistical methodologies, provide a constant and rewarding challenge for our team.

We are looking for a full-time STATISTICIAN/STATISTICAL PROGRAMMER to our Gothenburg office in Sweden to support our Real-World Evidence studies. Your responsibilities can include:

  • Contributing to planning of study designs for Real-World Evidence (RWE) projects
  • Preparing statistical analysis plans
  • Planning and conducting of statistical analysis using advanced R programming
  • Participate in meetings with clients, in discussions around statistical methods and present analysis results
  • Contribute to writing methods and results sections to study reports and publications

The exact responsibilities will be agreed individually based on the background and preference of the new employee. With us you can be challenged and develop in a collaborative learning environment where you can have an impact on human health. We will support your development and career progression by providing career path opportunities as a part of global organization.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • An academic degree (MSc) in statistics, applied mathematics, or related field
  • Applicable several years’ experience in programming statistical analysis in R language for example within academia, pharmaceutical industry, contract research organization, or other relevant organization
  • Experience of survival analysis and healthcare register data
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in several projects in parallel, often under time pressure


We offer a competitive salary along with other employee focused benefits for health and recreation. Our employees receive focused orientation training to ensure they are provided the best opportunities to perform their tasks. The working environment is vibrant with high-energy team collaboration and opportunities for personal growth and development in a research-orientated industry. With us you can develop, not only your own career, but also a strongly growing international company.

For additional information about this position, please contact Anna Lundin, Manager, RWE Research,

Please send your application in English by the 30th of March.

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: R1076050


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