Real World Evidence Scientist


Penfield Search Partners

Linda Aronova – 646-882-9021 –


  • Conceptualize the scope of projects and work with the team from project initiation through completion of client deliverables
  • Work with project teams to identify data needs, sources, and structure to support client issues problem solving
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of Real-World Data (RWD) sources
  • Generate Evidence and Analyze large and complex healthcare data (Claims, EMR, and Registry Data) using R, SQL, Python
  • Participate in the production and presentation of deliverables
  • Develop creative solutions for complex problems

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (e.g., statistics/ biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, health economics, mathematics, outcomes research, public health, biology, medicine); Masters, MPH or PhD degree preferred
  • 3+ years relevant work experience (less with PhD)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of R/SQL and statistical methods
  • Experience developing and implementing statistical analysis plans utilizing RWD or clinical trials
  • Demonstrated thorough aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Willingness to provide superior customer service through first-rate work product
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical data analysis results to businesspeople, as well as communicate quantitative challenges and issues to technical people

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Significant experience working with analytical models and visualization techniques and tools
  • Advanced analytics techniques (regression, simulation, etc.)
  • Identifying and addressing client needs, building relationships with clients, developing requests for proposals
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Experience developing scientific communications (Abstracts, Posters, Reports)

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