1984- Sr. Analyst/Consultant, Epidemiology/Pharmac

at Certara USA, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At Certara, we accelerate medicines to patients by partnering with life science innovators.

In the past 6 years, over 90% of companies that received new drug approvals by the FDA used our software or services. Our integrated and proprietary end-to-end platform with biosimulation, regulatory science, and market access solutions combined with our strong team of scientists and subject matter experts enable our clients to have:

informed decision-making & reduced clinical trial burden

higher R&D productivity

improved patient outcomes & increased patient access to medicines

accelerated regulatory approval

Certara is a global team that fosters and nurtures a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. The collective sum of our individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and unique capabilities and talent represents a significant part of our culture, our reputation and our achievement.

Together with our partners, we use biosimulation and technology-enabled services to transform drug discovery and development across all therapeutic areas and innovative therapies.


Sr. Analyst /Consultant - Epidemiology/Pharmaco-Epidemiology

Job Overview:

This is a great opportunity for an early career Epidemiologist/Pharmaco-Epidemiologist/Public Health professional to join a team of highly skilled epidemiologists, statisticians, health economists and consultants. The successful candidate will work closely with other senior scientific staff within the company. This position will allow the Senior Analyst/ Epidemiologist to deepen his/her skills by writing protocols for observational studies using a variety of healthcare databases, primary and secondary data collection, as well as providing scientific and other technical input during conception, conduct and delivery of various research projects.


Main tasks & responsibilities

Design and drafts/Supports design and drafts of protocols for a broad range of pharmaco-epidemiological observational studies utilizing real-world databases, primary and secondary data collection, including but not limited to Health Clinical databases, National Health Registries, Disease databases, chart reviews, surveys etc.

Conducts ad hoc literature reviews on real-world evidence, health economics and related matters.

Summarize and synthesize a wide range of medical and statistical information, including disease specific and pharmaceutical product research

Provides epidemiological input/research for CRF/eCRF development.

Follows the scientific aspects of projects, coordinates with the operational, data management and statistical teams, liaise with other consultants assigned to the project to ensure quality delivery of the project

Participates actively/Supports in the development and conduct of the statistical analysis of studies with statisticians and modelers as required.

Participates in production of reports, presentations and publications.

Critically analyzes data (presents results and provides internal data analysis, both qualitative and quantitative) and provides strategic thinking with respect to interpretation of results

Participates in consulting in epidemiology and drug assessment.

Participates in bid defense.

Provides complex, secondary research from client issue to completion

Produces complex analytics and communicate clearly via charts and graphs

Deliver small projects independently and/or produce sub-components of projects of greater complexity, with oversight

Interacts with clients, as required, with senior staff involvement, as needed.

Performs necessary administrative functions and additional tasks, as required

Support senior personnel with activities required for business development from time to time

Participate in company-sponsored training programs as required to ensure that skills are learned, maintained and focused accordingly


Required Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of Master's Degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or other related field

PhD in Epidemiology preferred

At least 1 year relevant post-graduate work experience preferred

Required Skills

Professional proficiency in English, written and spoken

Experience designing/writing protocol for database or other observational studies

Ability to work both independently and as part of the team

Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects


This position can be office based or work-from-home in the UK, EU, Canada or USA.

Number of Employees Supervised: None

Percentage of Travel Required: 0% travel




Certara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Certara does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.        


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Job Posting: 842815

Posted On: Sep 10, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021