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Director, Epidemiology and Real-World Data Sciences.

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Raynham
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Devices & Diagnostics Global Services, LLC., a member of the J&J family of companies is recruiting for a Director, Epidemiology and Real-World Data Sciences to be located in Raynham, MA, New Brunswick, NJ, Titusville, NJ, or Remote work options may be considered, on a case-by-case basis and if approved by the Company.

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies have been working to make surgery better for patients and surgeons for more than a century. With substantial breadth and depth in surgical technologies, orthopedic and interventional solutions, we aspire to improve and enhance medical care for people worldwide. Together, we are working to shape the future of health through differentiated products and services.

The Medical Devices Epidemiology and Real World Data Sciences (MD EPI-RWDS) organization develops real world evidence to support market access, safety assessments, regulatory agency approvals, product development, and value assessments of medical device products and fosters methodological excellence across the medical device sector at J&J. The MD EPI-RWDS team develops real world evidence using large administrative or electronic health record patient-level databases to answer questions related to safety, product development, health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), and other clinical or commercial activities. These may involve analysis of comparative effectiveness of new technology, machine learning analyses to predict patient outcomes, safety signals, disease burden or progression, standard of care, cost/reimbursement patterns, digital and wearable tools to identify patient experience, and clinical/health economic outcomes.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Leading key real world data epidemiology research projects to answer pertinent research questions in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
Developing research protocols or research outlines for real-world data analysis from claims data or electronic health records
Integrating data into models from a variety of sources including retrospective database analyses, clinical trials, health-related quality of life studies, costing studies, systematic literature reviews, robotic or digital app surgical data, as well as prospective physician or patient epidemiological studies. S/he may also lead the development and/or statistical analysis of these studies as required.
Managing all interactions with internal J&J research and commercial stakeholders while applying deep understanding of business needs to lead patient-centric, impactful research.
Working closely with J&J stakeholders to develop strategic insights into global evidence gaps and to generate strategies for addressing gaps and ensuring worldwide company success.
Leading KOL discussions and forums.
Shaping the external environment through participation in meetings and forums and leading podium presentations at large international conferences for orthopedics and real world data science.
Developing research methodologies and implementing state-of-the-art data analytical approaches for real world data research.
Developing tools that explain and capture local data for the adaptation of models as well as develop clear, detailed and accurate documentation (technical report and presentation file) for the end-users.
Leading the preparation and submission of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

An advanced degree is required, PhD preferred, in an appropriate field (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Economics, Economics/Commerce, Public Health, Health Administration or Operations Research or related) with a minimum of 8 years of experience is required.
Experience with some medical device or pharmaceutical industry or consulting experience is preferred.
High level of competency using standard statistical software (working knowledge of R is required) and/or database programming is preferred.
Experience with, and strong track record in, data analytics is required.
Experience with various healthcare databases (e.g., insurance claims data, electronic medical records, and hospital billing data, etc.) and medical terminology is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience presenting to technical and lay audience, are required.
Track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals is preferred
Experience with podium presentations and presenting as a keynote speaker in external meetings is preferred.
Strong intellectual curiosity and creativity as well as the ability to collaborate across diverse business units and teams are critical attributes for the role.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

The base pay range for this position is minimum $129k to midpoint $229k of range

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation's performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company's discretion on an individual basis

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. Additional information can be found through the link below.

Information on benefits can be viewed by following this link:

Primary Location

United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-325 Paramount Drive

Other Locations

North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, North America-United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick, North America-United States


Medical Devices & Diagnostics Global Services, LLC (6209)

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