Actelion PharmaceuticalsLtd., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, is recruitingfor Senior Epidemiology Analyst.
The Epidemiology &Observational studies Group, as a key partner within the R&D division ofActelion and across the broader real-
world evidence (RWE) network of Janssen, servesthe research community by generating knowledge about disease, health serviceutilization, and the effects of medical products through the analysis of observationalhealthcare (real-
world) data. This position reports to the head of theEpidemiology & Observational studies Group.
As part of the JanssenPharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create aworld without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways toprevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us.
We bring together thebest minds and pursue the most promising science. We collaborate with the worldfor the health of everyone in it.
Actelion is a leader inthe field of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Our portfolio of PAHtreatments cover the spectrum of disease, from WHO Functional Class (FC) IIthrough to FC IV, with oral, inhaled and intravenous medications.
Overall, to provide technical programming supportfor conducting observational research in collaboration with our epidemiologists,via the dissemination of scientific information through analysis reports andpublications in peer-reviewed literature.
To work closely with colleagues in theEpidemiology & Observational studies Group to carry out analyses to addressa wide variety of research questions across different therapeutic areas andthroughout the product development and post approval lifecycle, as part of the broaderRWE network.
To conduct direct analysis of in-houseobservational data resources, including registries, administrative claims,surveys, and electronic health records, as well as consultation and support toevaluate data external to Actelion.
Specific tasks include : create the protocolanalytic section / analysis plan; creating analytical datasets fromobservational databases;
defining codesets (e.g. ICD9 / 10, NDC) for definingexposure and outcome; conducting feasibility assessments to determine if studiescan be conducted in available data;
providing database estimates of backgrounddisease prevalence and drug utilization patterns; generating patient profiles;
andimplementing full protocol-driven programming and results for observationalstudies.
To research, design, and implement newapproaches for data standardization, visualization, and reporting, includingdeveloping web-
based applications for sharing observational analysis resultswith key stakeholders.
A graduate degree (Masters or PhD) inBiostatistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Informatics or related field isrequired.
At least 5 years' experience in statisticalprogramming (e.g. SAS, R) and at least 3 years' experience in programmingagainst large longitudinal patient-
level observational healthcare (or otherreal-world)datasets. Experience indatabase programming (e.g. SQL) and application development (e.
g. VBA, asp.net)is preferred.
Ability to effectivelywork in and collaborate across multifunctional teams as well as in aninternational environment.
Innovative, critical and entrepreneurial thinking with the ability to organize and prioritize.
Strong personal integrity and sense of urgency.
Fluent in English, oral and written.
This position is located in Allschwil (Basel), Switzerland. If you are interested in making an impact by working in a culture of innovation, trust and teamwork, we welcome your application
Apr 16, 2018