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Oct 8 2020
There are 2 positions available via this posting. Therapy Area flexibility will be required to meet evolving business needs.
This position functions within GlaxoSmithKline’s Epidemiology Department, part of R&D Value, Evidence and Outcomes, which contributes to the successful development and commercialization of new therapies and supports a wide range of areas, from Clinical Development and Safety and Effectiveness Evaluation. Our staff in Epidemiology provide leadership and expertise to develop and execute the Epidemiology strategy across the whole spectrum of drug development, from early drug discovery to registration, reimbursement and lifecycle management.
The primary purpose is to provide scientific leadership in the application of epidemiological expertise and methods to answer key challenges identified across all phases of medicine development for one asset or disease area to more efficiently and effectively deliver new medicines to patients. This role works to develop a network at the asset or disease area level to ensure alignment of the epidemiology program with the broader asset/disease strategy and plays a role in developing a key understand across stakeholders of the impact of epidemiology on the asset/disease strategy. The Senior Manager of Epidemiology identifies new vendors, tools and data-sources to deliver epidemiology solutions for the asset/disease area, contributes to strategic initiatives on role of Epidemiology at departmental or VEO level, and acts as the recognized internal expert who may represent GSK on scientific discussions with internal governance bodies and external regulators/external conferences with support.
Accountable for program of epidemiology for one asset or disease area. May contribute more broadly under supervision.
Brings RWE insights to inform asset/disease area strategy, development activities for one asset or disease area.
Proposes and negotiates content of epidemiologic program and budget with matrix leader.
Provides expert epidemiological consultation as needed to asset matrix teams (VET, CDT, SRT, IET, MDT/EDT as required).
May lead more complex epidemiological studies and negotiate new partnerships with oversight from more senior staff members.
May contribute to advancing the science through membership of external initiatives (e.g. ICPE, IMI).
May contribute to departmental initiatives driving innovative solutions through evaluation of tools, methodologies or processes.
Master’s degree in Epidemiology or other Quantitative Public Health discipline.
Significant experience applying epidemiologic methods in at least one disease area.
One year or more in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent experience in an academic or government setting preferred.
Increasing experience in operating in a matrix environment with independent delivery of increasingly complex epidemiological studies including regulatory requirements.
Demonstrated epidemiological expertise and developing the ability to influence key internal (matrix leaders) and external (regulators) stakeholders specifically around scientifically robust and strategic approaches to delivering epidemiological science to answer key asset challenges.
Highly proficient written, verbal and listening skills.
Confidence in delivery of presentation and written materials.
Expertise in complex research techniques, tools, and procedures (e.g. quantitative research methods, multiple study designs).
Expertise in design, conduct and appropriate dissemination of de novo and epidemiologic database studies.
Extensive knowledge and experience in at least one therapeutic area.
Broad knowledge of private and public use datasets.
Doctoral degree in Epidemiology or other Quantitative Public Health discipline.
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