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Research Scientist, Economic Modeling

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Do you consider yourself a self-starter with a real passion for projects involving innovative methods in evidence synthesis? Do you love collaborating, moving the ball forward and rolling up your sleeves? We are growing and seeking a Research Scientist to join our team in North America (working 100% remote OR out of our Vancouver, Boston, or New York offices).

Our culture is similar to that of a start-up, but in a well-funded established global portfolio organization. We pride ourselves on being leaders with vision in our field! Below are some examples of recent work we have published as part of our efforts to support our clients:

  • Cope S, Chan K, Campbell H, et al. A Comparison of Alternative Network Meta-Analysis Methods in the Presence of Nonproportional Hazards: A Case Study in First-Line Advanced or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Value in Health. 2023; Article in Press.
  • Black C, Keeping S, Mojebi A, et al. Correlation Between Early Time-to-Event Outcomes and Overall Survival in Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Receiving Definitive Chemoradiation Therapy: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Frontier in Oncology. 2022;12:868490.
  • Arunachalam A, Zhang I, Zhao B, Frederickson AM, Catherine Pietanza M. Efficacy and safety of treatments for advanced thymic carcinoma after failure of first-line platinum-based chemotherapy: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Lung Cancer. 2023;176:132-139. https://10.1016/j.lungcan.2023.01.003

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs
  • Oversees and, if necessary, performs targeted literature reviews to identify and summarize model inputs and methodology used in previous health technology assessments
  • Performs model conceptualization, programming, analysis, and validation
  • Can identify considerations relevant to model development given available evidence and communicate these within deliverables (e.g., protocol and technical reports)

What you can expect day to day:

  • Contributing to deliverables under guidance of more senior team members with methodological/subject matter expertise
  • Assisting with the delivery of components of projects by collaborating with other staff members to ensure high quality outputs
  • Helping ensure timely delivery of project subcomponents by flagging changes to estimates of required hours
  • Drafting update slides for regular client update meetings under guidance from senior team members with methodological/subject matter expertise
  • If necessary, drafting minutes and actions from project update meetings
  • Communicating with clients on calls and sometimes supporting senior team members in responding to emails
  • Contributing to development of proposals and presentations under guidance of more senior team members with methodological/subject matter expertise

Requisite experience and qualifications:

  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in health economics and outcomes research
  • Master’s degree in a subject related to health services research e.g., health economics, public policy, health policy, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or science (biology/biochemistry etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Who We Are:

For today’s innovators of tomorrow’s cures, PRECISIONheor, part of Precision Medicine Group LLC, has the results-driven scientists, strategists, and solutions our client's need to go from promises to proof, and evidence to access. We provide our clients with unified health economics and outcomes research, global pricing, access strategy and analytics, payer, and physician pull-through, and data management. We have locations across the US, as well as in Vancouver, BC and London, England.

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