Researcher/Senior Researcher - Epidemiologist

at Anthem, Inc in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthCore, Inc. , an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and a health services research firm, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. HealthCore provides the health care system, biopharmaceutical industry, academia, and the Federal Government with “real-world” data to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of healthcare. HealthCore’s projects range from retrospective to large-scale, prospective studies in the areas of drug, vaccine, and medical device safety surveillance, risk management, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, and comparative effectiveness research. The project manager will collaborate with other study team members including scientists, biostatisticians, programmers, clinicians and others, to manage and execute multiple real-world research projects for a portfolio of clients. Researcher/Senior Researcher – Epidemiologist The preferred locations for this position are the Wilmington, DE and Watertown, MA offices but other locations will be considered.

+ Lead or support the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology research, including post-authorization safety, risk mitigation, and active monitoring studies

+ Provide epidemiology subject matter expertise and lead or support research activities related to scientific study design, application of appropriate statistical methods, interpretation of results, reporting, and communication of results.

+ Lead and/or contribute to the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans, reports, and publications.

+ Lead or support the development of detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates requirements to the programming group

+ Conduct review of administrative claims data and statistical output to ensure the superior quality of research activities and client deliverables.

+ Lead or support initiatives that leverage and enhance HealthCore’s research environment.

+ Publish research findings and present at professional scientific meetings.

+ Present the company’s epidemiology expertise to prospective clients and support business development activities, including proposal development.


This position requires a masters or doctoral level degree or relevant education in health sciences and/or equivalent training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or a related field, plus experience (1 or more years of experience required depends\ing on position level). Key competencies:

+ Superior knowledge of epidemiology study design and statistical methodology.

+ Experience leading research teams in the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology studies.

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

+ Experience with consulting for the life sciences industry.

+ Proficiency in SAS statistical software is required.

+ Proficiency in R statistical software is highly desired.

+ Proficiency using the Panalgo 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

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. REQNUMBER: PS55732-Wilmington-Wilmington
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Job Posting: JC189436249

Posted On: Aug 06, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021