Avalere Health is seeking a Health Services Researcher at the Director or Senior Director level to join our growing Health Economics and Advanced Analytics (HEAA) practice. The HEAA practice consists of staff with specialized experience, such as health service researchers, health economists, clinicians, and project managers, who conceptualize, execute, and deliver qualitative, analytical, and strategy-based work products for clients. We also work closely with other practices within Avalere, applying the full scope of the firm’s knowledge base to the development of multi-disciplinary, creative solutions on behalf of our clients.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Interface with clients to design health economics and outcomes research studies, protocols, economic models, predictive and advanced analytics, observational research, reports, and publications
Independently manage workflow and make direct contributions to the research process
Develop and author study reports, scientific publications, abstracts, and posters
Contribute to development of proposals and concept papers
Solve complex client issues in a timely and appropriate manner with minimal management oversight
Work within the research team to identify areas for delivering innovation in predictive analytics to clients
Support use of advanced analytics in automated technology product solutions
Skills, Experience, and Other Job Related Requirements:
MA/MS or PhD in economics, health economics, health policy, health services research, pharmacy administration, public health, epidemiology, statistics or related discipline
8-10 years of consulting, healthcare industry, academia, or pharmaceutical/device industry experience required
Broad knowledge of health economics, health services research, predictive analytics, and analytic designs
Proficiency in design and execution of economic modeling studies, observational research, and predictive analytics using large administrative claims/EMR or registry datasets
Understanding of the systematic literature review process
Working knowledge of statistical software packages such as SAS, and/or STATA or R
Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques, predictive analytic or machine learning methods, and/or econometric skills
Experience in presenting research at scientific conferences and/or a record of peer-reviewed publications
Additional Skills and Competencies:
5 years of solid consulting experience and/or supervisory and leadership experience
Experience working in a product or program development environment
Excellent project management and presentation skills
Solid communication skills, including the ability to concisely explain complicated concepts to executives within and outside of the firm
Demonstrates strong commitment to the overall success of the firm’s objectives and goals
Effectively communicate with clients around implications of research and analysis to provide guidance for client business decisions
Ability to independently manage multiple work streams with limited supervision
How to Apply:
All applications should be submitted through the Careers section of our website at www.avalere.com/careers. Please submit copies of the following application materials:
Writing sample (could include published abstract, manuscript, or presentation)
Candidates should be prepared to complete an interview exercise as part of the in-person interview process.
Avalere Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Avalere Health is a strategic advisory company whose core purpose is to create innovative solutions to complex healthcare problems. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm delivers actionable insights, business intelligence tools, and custom analytics for leaders in healthcare business and policy. Avalere's experts span 230 staff drawn from Fortune 500 healthcare companies, the federal government (e.g...., CMS, OMB, CBO, and the Congress), top consultancies, and nonprofits. The firm offers deep substance on the full range of healthcare business issues affecting the Fortune 500 healthcare companies. As an Inovalon company (Nasdaq: INOV), Avalere’s focus on strategy is supported by outstanding data analytics that generate unique insights and meaningful business improvement. Through events, publications, and interactive programs, Avalere insights are accessible to a broad range of customers. For more information, visit avalere.com, or follow us on Twitter @avalerehealth.