Senior Research Analyst – Disease modeller and data analyst

Health Economics and Outcomes Research Ltd

Health Economics and Outcomes Research Ltd has a dynamic team of 30 operational researchers, medical writers and statisticians working with global pharmaceutical companies developing health economic models and provide statistical analysis of healthcare data sets.

Within our growing team we have extensive expertise in disease modelling (cost-effectiveness and disease transmission) and the development of health technology assessment (HTA) dossiers, particularly in the areas of oncology, diabetes and infectious disease.

Role and Responsibilities:

HEOR is currently expanding its team of mathematical modellers and seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals to join our team full-time in either our Cardiff or central Birmingham offices

Qualifications/Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent Excel and VBA skills
  • Familiarity of developing mathematical disease models, ideally cost effectiveness models.
  • A graduate qualification in a numerical/statistical discipline.
  • Familiarity with multivariable statistical analysis, ideally using R.
  • Experience with database fundamentals/design, ideally using MySQL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Main job responsibilities:

The successful candidate will undertake work across two key areas [1] health economic disease modelling and [2] database analysis. Our disease simulation models are developed primarily in, or interfaced to, Microsoft Excel using VBA/C++ libraries and we require support in the designing, coding, implementation, testing and documentation of these models. Our statistical analysis is undertaken using large healthcare relational databases that require loading and interrogation to provide output suitable for analysis in R. We have a team of medical writers, disease modellers and statistical analysts; the successful candidate’s primary role will be to support this team with efficient and accurate coding and documentation.

The role will require client interaction and therefore good written and oral communication skills are essential. The role will require the development of manuscripts suitable for peer reviewed publications and presentation of work at international conferences.

Key Benefits:

Competitive salary: £25,000–£50,000 (dependent on experience)

Opportunity to join Company Private Health Insurance scheme

Flexible working environment and highly varied work

Exposure to work on a variety of interesting and innovative scientific studies. The company has clients across the world and this leads to a dynamic and rewarding workplace with a friendly and vibrant work environment.

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