The Research Scientist is the independent PI of projects responsible for overseeing all aspects of project delivery; delegates project management tasks to more junior scientific staff. Takes scientific responsibility for project completion; responsible for strategic consultation and for use of best methods to address research needs. Able to oversee and participate in a large project portfolio. Innovates scientifically and produces output of high scientific quality. Assumes significant responsibilities for sales targets and client development.
Applies in-depth knowledge of scientific methods, both quantitative and/or qualitative.
Presents scientific work in peer-reviewed journals and at professional meetings.
Provides scientific leadership to team members.
Produces deliverables of high scientific quality.
Advises and implements best methods and scientific innovation in project plans and design.
Highly productive in terms of number and volume of scientific projects responsible for, involved with, and consulting on.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements and guidelines.
Scientific contributions may include:
Development and delivery of scientific studies and results directly to clients.
Assisting colleagues to optimize study design and implementation when scientist has specific areas of expertise.
Non-project related publications, presentations, workshops, advisory boards, participation in FDA meetings, etc.
Actively supports new product development and scientific innovation.
Education and Experience Requirements
Doctorate in scientific discipline and more than one year experience in relevant field; or a Master’s degree in scientific discipline and more than 5 years’ experience in relevant field.
Computer programming or software skills required for position
MS Word, PPT, Excel; familiarity with SAS or similar data analysis software.
Specific skills or knowledge required for position
Deep understanding of health outcomes research principles and familiarity with key aspects of the literature (historical and current); advanced level understanding of relevant methodology and statistics; extensive knowledge of practical research implementation; excellent communication skills including professional presentations; ability to critically review literature and contribute successfully to peer-reviewed literature in health outcomes.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Evidera is a business unit within Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC, (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), Evidera is the preeminent provider of HEOR, Real World Evidence, HTA & market access consulting services for biopharma, medical device & biotech clients worldwide.
We provide evidence-based solutions to demonstrate the real-world effectiveness, safety, and value of biopharmaceutical and biotechnology products from early development through loss of exclusivity. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of their products.