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Senior Researcher or Researcher, Safety and Epidemiology - B

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Anthem, Inc
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Wilmington, DE 19893
Job Description

Senior Researcher or Researcher, Safety and Epidemiology – Biostatistician" (PS30726)

Location: Wilmington, Delaware, United States


Requisition #: PS30726

Post Date: 3 days ago

We are currently seeking a Senior Researcher or Researcher with expertise in biostatistics to join our Safety and Epidemiology Research team . The Researcher will collaborate with epidemiologists, biostatisticians, programmers, project managers, clinicians, and others, to develop analytic plans and execute data management and statistical analyses in support of multiple pharmacoepidemiology research projects for a portfolio of clients in the life sciences industry.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

+ Evaluate and analyze healthcare claims data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques.

+ Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming issues. Determines proper methodology, testing standards, and evaluation process for research projects

+ Recommends and develops statistical approaches for use in analysis.

+ Prepares detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates requirements to the programming group.

+ In collaboration with the research team, contributes to the design of research studies, develops analytic plans, conducts statistical analysis, performs quality control, and interpret the results; communicates with clients regarding statistical analysis issues.

+ Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide project team with guidance on data management and data analysis timelines for projects.

+ Leads and supports initiatives to improve efficiency and standardization in research analytics.

+ Supports research activities for Health Outcomes project managers in at least two of the following areas: research designs, methodologies, analytical techniques, and reporting (with respect to statistical results).

+ Collaborates with the project managers to support the research functions to bring high quality reports deliverables, presentations, and other milestones to fruition.

+ Utilizes industry-standard health economic analytical and statistical techniques.

+ Performs key project management functions with minimal oversight. Identifies, educates and serves as a reference to other analysts.

Requires a MS, MPH or PharmD in health sciences or related field; 1-2 years of experience in health service research, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related field; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Ph.D or MD preferred.

Key competencies:

+ Superior analytical programming skills and modeling experience.

+ Experience with healthcare claims data and knowledge of advanced statistical methods used in the evaluation of healthcare claims data.

+ Proficiency in SAS statistical software is required.

+ Proficiency in R statistical software is required.

+ Proficiency using the Boston Health Economics Instant Health Data (IHD) tool is highly desired.

+ Strong attention to detail, adaptable to changing priorities, innovative in conducting statistical analysis, and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery.

+ Excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment.


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