About this role

We’re hiring a Pharmacoepidemiologist for our client, a large pharmaceutical company. This opportunity is a six-month contract and will be remote due to COVID-19 situation.

  • Lead development of pharmacoepidemiological studies and observational PASS
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams (GSO, regulatory, statistician, clinical operations, and affiliates).
  • Conduct epidemiological literature review and/or analysis for signal evaluation and interpretation.
  • Prepare the pharmacoepidemiology section of the Risk Management Plan(s) pertaining to vaccine safety and formulate pharmacoepidemiology studies/ action plans as appropriate.
  • Prepare responses to questions to health authorities regarding pharmacoepidemiology and provide update on PASS studies within Periodic Benefit-Risk Report (PBRER)
  • Identify and determine efficient data collection approaches and data sources relevant for the questions being investigated
  • Be a point of contact and expert for pharmacoepidemiological support in the company.


  • PhD degree from an accredited graduate department of epidemiology; recent graduates welcome.
  • Experience in epidemiological research.
  • In depth knowledge of pharmacoepidemiology methods and data sources.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information in verbal and written form to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate investigational plan and capability to work in crisis.
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal and time management skills.


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