This position is responsible for working with the Chief Science Officer (CSO) and other ISPOR staff and members to direct, lead, and execute strategic initiatives related to research, scientific, and content priorities to accomplish the organization’s mission to promote health economics and outcomes research excellence to improve decision making for health globally. This position is based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey; however other mutually beneficial US based locations will be considered.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as the Society’s associate senior staff scientist.
Collaborate with members, other stakeholders and staff to monitor, evaluate and recommend scientific content consistent with ISPOR’s strategic plan and business goals.
Engage the full range of scientific disciplines represented among ISPOR members, welcoming differing views in developing a constructive, consensus oriented approach to advancing HEOR science.
Contribute to monitoring international trends in health care policy, health economics and outcomes research and related disciplines to make recommendations on future scientific initiatives and projects.
Engage stakeholders in discussions, surveys and other mechanisms to inform development of growth plans and priorities.
Support the CEO & Executive Director and Chief Science Officer in strategic positioning, relationship development, and stakeholder engagement.
Collaborate with selected content strategy teams, ensuring integration of ISPOR knowledge products (Tools, Journals, Books, Education, White Papers), and events (Conferences, Professional Development). This includes participation in committees such as meeting program committees for Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia (with designated Co-Chairs, Society President and CEO/Executive Director), ISPOR’s Publications Management Advisory Board, Education Committees, and Health Science Policy Council.
Work with selected teams to determine scientific content for ISPOR meetings program.
Work with the Marketing & Communications Office to promote content to extend ISPOR’s reach internationally and serves as a key point of interaction within the ISPOR membership and stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills)
Bachelor’s degree required; a Master’s degree with relevant experience in an appropriate discipline (e.g., economics, epidemiology, health administration, health services, medicine, pharmacoeconomics, psychology, statistics, or other relevant sciences) is required. Advanced degree, including Ph.D., M.D., or PharmD PhD strongly preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in policy, research, content strategy, association management, publishing or similar. Experience in designing and conducting research and disseminating the results in the areas of health economics, health outcomes, disease management, and/or population health as well as in reviewing and critiquing such research.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully in a team-oriented/cross-functional environment that involves members, staff, partners and thought leaders.
The ability to think and act globally with a customer focus and solution orientation.
Demonstrated leadership and business skills to promote the relevance, growth and reach of ISPOR.
Effective in developing internal and external partnerships and solutions.
Effective in leveraging organization functions and resources to meet objectives.
Passionate about results with a strong sense of accountability, metrics and ownership.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
Comfortable leading in often ambiguous volunteer situations.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite as well as the ability to learn new technology platforms
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the mission of ISPOR.
Founded in 1995 as an international multidisciplinary professional membership society, ISPOR (the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research) advances the policy, science, and practice of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being including cli...nical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes).
With a 22-year commitment to education, collaboration, and leadership, ISPOR meetings, published resources, and facilitated discussions have evolved as the leading resources for health economics and outcomes research. Moreover, as an unbiased organization of over 10,000 individual and student members from over 110 countries, and over 10,000 chapter members, ISPOR members represent the entire field including research, academia, decision and policy makers, consultants, payers, patient representative groups, and others.