Research Associate I - Modeling and Simulation
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Research Associate I - Modeling and Simulation Our multidisciplinary Modeling and Simulation experts design and implement health economic models that describe complex medical processes to understand and evaluate the implications of clinical trials; demonstrate the value of interventions beyond efficacy, and assess benefits, risks, and the economic consequences associated with healthcare interventions. If you have a passion for health economic modeling to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses of healthcare interventions and have experience conceptualizing and implementing simulation models (e.g., discrete event simulation) and other decision-analytic models (e.g., decision trees, Markov, individual state-transition, survival partition), a position in Modeling and Simulation at Evidera is waiting for you Position Overview Assist with implementing simulation models (e.g., discrete event simulation) and other decision-analytic models (e.g., Markov, individual state-transition, survival partition) to assess the cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions. Assist with scientific and financial project management, and monitoring progress for projects when assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned) Assist with implementing one or more of the following (under supervision): Development of health economic models to conduct cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of healthcare interventions. Program models using Microsoft Excel with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Conduct analyses and presentation of results. Conduct literature reviews with emphasis on extracting data pertinent to health economic evaluations and cost-effectiveness analyses. Conduct basic statistical analyses (e.g., descriptive statistics and regression analysis). Assist with drafting sections of project deliverables (e.g., user guides, model specifications and technical reports). Participate in client meetings and draft meeting minutes. Assist with tracking budget and expenses and monitoring timelines and deliverables for projects when assigned. Support other "non-billable" activities as needed (e.g., assist with developing sections of proposals). Travel may be required. Education and Experience Master's degree in Operations Research or Industrial Engineering or Bachelor's degree in Operations Research or Industrial Engineering with more than one year of relevant work experience. Master's or Bachelor's degrees in other fields will be considered (e.g., Mathematics, Economics, Epidemiology) with relevant experience of programming decision analytic models (e.g., decision trees, Markov, individual state-transition, survival partition) in Microsoft Excel with VBA. What you bring to Evidera Basic understanding of research methods. Practical knowledge of research project implementation. Experience working with modeling/simulation software, in particular Microsoft Excel using VBA. Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Strong quantitative skills, with solid understanding of basic statistics. Energy, a great work attitude and fit well with our team. Strong organization skills. Language Skills Competent in written and spoken English. Computer Skills Required: Excel and VBA expertise, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint Desired: Experience using other simulation and/or decision-analysis software (e.g., Arena, TreeAge). Company Summary Evidera is a global research consulting group that partners with life sciences organizations worldwide to develop, capture, and communicate the clinical and economic evidence required to substantiate the value of their products and optimize their products' market access and commercial success. Our research and consulting services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities in health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics, and epidemiology. Why Choose Evidera? Evidera offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance for all of our staff. Both our Waltham and London offices are conveniently located close to transport links, local shops, and restaurants. In addition, both offices offer complimentary coffee & tea, breakfast on Fridays, frequent social events, and a spacious, quiet work environment. Our mission is to be the global leader in generating and communicating evidence of product value to inform healthcare decision making. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.
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