job summary: The Evidence Generation Platform - Real World Evidence team is a rapidly expanding group that provides integrated, end-to-end RWE optimization, education, communication, and maximization of data partnerships' value within therapeutic areas (TAs) to meet both core and innovative Development, Regulatory and Commercial needs to support breakthroughs to change patients' lives. The Vaccines/Hospital TA is responsible for creating one of the greatest health advancements of all time, resulting in control, near-elimination or elimination of infectious diseases that were once pervasive. Cross-functional pipeline and asset teams create and deliver vaccines for high impact infections such as COVID-19, pneumococcal disease, and meningitis, hospital acquired infections, maternal immunizations and exploratory anti-cancer vaccines. Within the Evidence Generation Platform team, a dedicated team of RWE Scientists reporting to the Vaccines/Hospital RWE Team Lead will support the TA and other special projects. Leveraging their understanding of how RWE can support the entire lifecycle from molecule to marketplace, the RWE Scientist Consultant will deliver timely real-world insights (RWI) and RWE in collaboration with cross-functional teams, provide guidance on appropriate sources of real-world data and methods for meeting request objectives. Where external data sources or services are required, they will help consult for any external RWE studies. For both approaches, the RWE Scientist Consultant will ensure the development and application of consistent business rules and standards, versioning rules as care pathways evolve. The RWE Scientist Consultant will play a key role in delivering RWE projects and support the Vaccines/Hospital RWE strategy in alignment with the TA needs. location: New York, New York job type: Contract salary: $51.88 - 69.58 per hour work hours: 9 to 5 education: Doctorate responsibilities: Build strong internal and external partnerships by providing expert consultations on all aspects of RWD studies and analyses, including feasibility assessment, data source identification, protocol development, statistical analyses, and table shells.Contributes to RWI for feasibility assessments and go/no-go decisions.Generate RWE through collaborations with the pipeline / asset teams (eg, Early Clinical Development pipeline teams, Global Product Development franchise / asset teams, BU Medical affairs, HEOR, Commercial and other functions), RWE Biostatistics and other functions.Conduct and oversee execution of rapid RWD-based queries and studies and effectively communicate the findings using tables, visualizations, short reports and slide decks.Coordinates and drives cross-functional projects with RWE Biostatistics and other colleagues to create high quality RWE from rigorously designed protocols.Collaboratively develop high quality methods, approaches, protocols and designsSupport the development of RWD and analytics capabilities and utilization, and lead in applying cutting-edge advanced analytics methodologies, analysis tools, automation technologies, and visualization platforms to generate novel insights and actions.Define standards and processes to manage quality, consistency, usability, security, and availability of data throughout the data lifecycle; stay up-to-date on RWD/E best practices.Proactively identify opportunities to automate and create efficiencies, harmonize rules with other analysis teams, and load all deliverables into the Digital RWD knowledge and insights management system.Contribute to vendor due diligence for potential partnerships or new sources of data / technology as directed.Document all requests and track progress toward project completion, create and measure quarterly ROI metrics, and ensure support to business goals. qualifications: SKILLS: Hands-on experience analyzing multiple types of real-world data, including EHR, open and closed claims, registry data, patient-reported data, laboratory tests and results, and microbiology testing data or other real-world data sources.At least 5 years of hands-on experience of query and analytic languages and technologies (e.g., SQL, R, SAS, IHD) (preferred) and of relevant biological and medical data standards (e.g. ICD, CPT, SNOMED) with experience with data analysis, data ingestion and data visualizationProven successful track record of scientific analysis of real-world data for scientific, business, quality, or other purposes.Ability to critically evaluate analytic results against the literature, subject matter expert feedback or other reliable sources to ensure biological and medical credibility in alignment with cross-functional team strategy / priorities.At least 5 years of experience in communicating in verbal and written form with all levels of personnel with diverse backgrounds, and able to create and deliver clear presentations to teams.Experience with protocol development and execution for non-interventional studies using a variety of analytical techniques and methodologies applied to various databases.Ability to rapidly learn new domains to understand the latest scientific or medical findings and incorporate them into projects as appropriate; to interpret data dictionaries and other technical documentation.Experience working under pressure with a high level of autonomy and internal motivation and adapting rapidly within evolving digital environment, with an emphasis on quality.Well organized with the ability to handle multiple projects and other tasks, and to prioritize, knowing when to escalate issues before they become major problems.Knowledge of vaccines development, infectious disease, host/pathogen interactions, immunology, clinicogenomcs, GWAS / PheGWAS dataset interpretation, and other Vaccines-relevant experience highly desiredAbility to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and work in a highly matrixed environment, with demonstrated excellence in teamwork and collaboration highly desired.Skills developed in areas such as data ingestion, data visualization and tools (e.g., Tableau, Spotfire, etc.), and exploratory data analysis preferred. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required: MPH in Epidemiology or Biostatistics with 5-10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry/consulting or PhD in Epidemiology with 2-5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry/consultingIdeal candidate will have experience in RWE analytics or NIS consulting, Nursing or Biomedical Informatics, Public Health, HEOR, Statistics, Epidemiology, Other Biological / Computational Science fields with a substantial quantitative and computational component, other related fields or commensurate professional experience. Hard Skills: Hands-on experience analyzing multiple types of real-world data, including EHR, open and closed claims, registry data, patient-reported data, laboratory tests and results, and microbiology testing data or other real-world data sources.Build strong internal and external partnerships by providing expert consultations on all aspects of RWD studies and analyses, including feasibility assessment, data source identification, protocol development, statistical analyses, and table shellsGenerate RWE through collaborations with the pipeline / asset teams (eg, Early Clinical Development pipeline teams, Global Product Development franchise / asset teams, BU Medical affairs, HEOR, Commercial and other functions), RWE Biostatistics and other functions .At least 5 years of hands-on experience of query and analytic languages and technologies (e.g., SQL, R, SAS, IHD) (preferred) and of relevant biological and medical data standards (e.g. ICD, CPT, SNOMED) with experience with data analysis, data ingestion and data visualization. Soft Skills: Effective communication with different cross functional teamsHighly collaborativeAbility to multitask, multiple projects at a time.Ability to Prioritize. skills: Data Analysis, R Language, Biostatistical Analysis Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.