Health Outcomes Associate - Student Intern
Mississauga, ON
Site Name: Canada - Ontario - Mississauga
Posted Date: Nov 13 2019
** Please note - this is a 12 month associate level contract opportunity open to both Students seeking internships, as well as recent graduates **

Required Skills:
Ability to critically appraise health research methods and interpret health research data, Project Management, interpersonal and written/spoken presentations

The Health Economics & Outcomes Research Team is seeking to fill the Health Outcomes Associate – 12 month, paid, Student Internship position in the Mississauga office.

Health Outcomes Associates provide support across a number of disease areas and are members of cross-functional teams that include staff from Medical Affairs, Public Affairs and Reimbursement, Regulatory, and Marketing.

We are searching for a bright, analytical, decisive, and articulate team player to add value to Canada's premier pharmaceutical company. This position requires a self-driven individual with a passion for quantitative health research and an enthusiasm to learn new skills. If you thrive in a quick paced, deadline driven, intellectually stimulating environment we invite you to apply to our exciting and rewarding role and join the GSK mission to help patients do more, feel better and live longer.

In this position you may participate in:
Research & Analytics

Systematically review and critically appraise relevant literature and data sources.
Identify appropriate data sources to resolve evidence gaps.
Critically appraise health research study designs (observational, experimental and/or health economic) and the interpretation of health research data.
Summarize scientific literature for presentation to various audiences (those with and without technical backgrounds).
Perform descriptive, exploratory and analytic analysis as required.
Assist in the design and adaptation of health economic models for the local Canadian organization.
Assist in the design of outcomes research projects to address data gaps relevant to reimbursement submissions and medical strategic plan.
Project Management

Support the HEOR team with the administrative and project management scientific engagement activities and other team activities as required.
Coordinate research processes.
Track projects, monitor key metrics and ensure compliance using GSK systems.

Assist in the writing, review, and preparation of scientific documents, including validation of quantitative data, for scientific journal publications, conference presentations, and health technology assessments.

Qualifications Required:
Graduate degree from (or working towards) a Masters or PhD program in Mathematical Modeling, Health Economics, Epidemiology or Biostatistics.
Fundamental understanding of epidemiology principles and
Research experience and technical capability in at least one of the following areas: economic modeling, cost-effectiveness evaluation, burden of disease, outcomes research, and clinical epidemiology.
Previous experience writing, proofing and preparing scientific documents for journal publication.
Previous experience reviewing and validating quantitative data.
Knowledge of study design, biostatistics methods, systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Some knowledge of the Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Health Technology Assessment and Reimbursement environment in Canada.
Strong critical and analytical thinker who excels at managing timelines and prioritizing work.
Effective oral and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences.
Demonstrated ability to identify issues and determine action required.
Proven ability to work independently and in a team to deliver deadline driven results.
Previous experience & training in project management.
Willingness to learn new skills and undertake new challenges.

Preferred qualification:
Research experience and technical capability in two or more of the following areas: economic modeling, cost-effectiveness evaluation, burden of disease, outcomes research, and clinical epidemiology.

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