Reading, UK / Home-based, US.
Other Locations: Sweden, NL, Poland (flexible to be in any ICON European location).
This is an opportunity to work for ICON Global Health Economics, Outcomes Research and Epidemiology (GHEORE), a division of ICON plc, an international clinical research organisation headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
We are currently seeking a Senior Epidemiologist with strong technical expertise in observational study design and strong project management skills to join our Epidemiology team.
The Epidemiology team works on a range of disease areas and study designs. We undertake studies to characterize treatment patterns, disease natural history, burden of illness, patient preferences, real-world effectiveness and safety, benefit-risk, and data base mapping. We use a variety of study designs to obtain these estimates, including prospective and retrospective data collection; analysis of clinical and administrative databases; and systematic literature review.
The Sr. Epidemiologist will manage projects and is expected to provide expertise relating to the design and conduct of studies, and will contribute to reporting and interpreting the findings.
At ICON we pride ourselves on advancing the science/consultancy interface; we have a strong reputation and publication record for observational, interventional and modeling studies in a wide variety of clinical areas and where appropriate we seek to increase the credibility of our work through peer-reviewed publication.
- Strong project management skills and serves as the main point of contact for clients
- Ability to manage complex projects
- Technical knowledge of observational study design, and is able to provide support for team members
- Ability to lead a project team
- Preparing study protocols and reports
- Designing data collection forms and data structure for observational studies;
Additional valuable skills would include:
- Proposal writing, Business development activities
- Contributing to systematic literature reviews
- Mentoring junior team members
- MSc or PhD in Epidemiology, or related field
- CRO or Pharma experience will be preferred
- Excellent organizational skills including written and verbal communication
- Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task efficiently
- Strong oral and written English communication skills, coupled with strong interpersonal skills
- Strong project management experience
Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.
We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.
At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.
Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.
That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.
ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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