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Director / Principal Epidemiology

UK-Milton Park; UK-London
Reference: 043736
This vacancy has now expired.

Are you a seasoned Epidemiologist looking for your next opportunity leading others and working in a hands-on role?


ICON's Late phase, Commercialisation and Outcomes division is a market leader providing a range of services to the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device markets spanning Health Economics (HE), Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO), Epidemiology, Pricing & Market Access and Translations and Linguistic Validation, Medical Communications and Real World Evidence.


We are looking for an experienced Principal / Director of Epidemiology to join our group in either our Abingdon, Oxfordshire or London office.


Overview of the role

  • Strong background in observational research and projects across the drug development life-cycle, which may include: observational studies (e.g. retrospective chart reviews or surveys, administrative       database analysis, prospective cohort studies, registries), systematic literature reviews, meta-analyses and network meta-analyses, infectious disease modeling, risk-benefit analysis, and preparation of value   dossiers for health technology assessment. 
  • Provide strategic and methodological advice for the collection of primary or secondary observational data
  • Partner with clients to guide their needs for the collection of observational data
  • Provide methodological oversight/mentorship for junior staff within the practice (e.g. study design, analytic strategy)
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships to enhance repeat business
  • Conduct business development activities, including capabilities presentation and thought leadership activities
  • Recognise and lead opportunities for process improvement within the practice


Role Requirements  


A Master’s degree or PhD in health economics, epidemiology, or another related discipline.  

Experience of working in consultancy, industry and academia, preference will be given to those having consulting experience.


Benefits of Working in ICON

We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career. The epidemiology and health economics team and have a proven track record for providing excellent training (external and on the job) as well as offering employees a clearly defined career path.  


What’s Next?


Following your application, if successful, you will be contacted by one of our internal Talent Specialists who will provide you with more details about this opportunity.


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ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment 
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