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Manager, Medical Device Epidemiology and Real World Data Sciences

Kelly Services
Philadelphia, PA 19133
We are recruiting for a Manager, Medical Device Epidemiology and Real-World Data Sciences. This role can be located in one of the east coast offices of our client or remotely. This role reports to the Senior Director for Medical Device Epidemiology and Real-World Data Sciences and may travel up to 15% globally.


This person will join our Kelly FSP (Functional Service Provider) division, a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly. This role is full-time and you may be eligible for healthcare and retirement benefits and paid time off.


Our Epi-RWDS organization is a leader in the medical device industry for using real-world evidence (RWE). We provide skills in using data sources (e.g. product complaints, registries, administrative healthcare claims, electronic health records, and regulatory safety databases) to answer important questions. These questions center on post-market surveillance, safety, product development, value demonstration for payers, label extensions, robotic surgery insights, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. All this is done to improve patient safety.


In this role, you will execute RWE surveillance and safety studies to meet EU-MDR requirements. In addition, you will take part in activities to explore additional real-world data sources for safety surveillance.


**Responsibilities**


+ Partner with other groups at the company to design and execute epidemiologic studies using real world data to assess safety. A priority focus is on RWE surveillance studies to meet EU-MDR requirements using claims, electronic medical records, registries, and spontaneously reported complaints data.

+ Write study protocols and study reports, use a variety of analytical techniques applied to various databases, and strategize regarding research programs.

+ Participate in initiatives and epidemiology trainings, as needed

+ Demonstrate innovation and excellence as we execute medical device surveillance studies.

+ Collaborate with academic institutions, health systems, registries and/or other research partners on identifying additional data sources for medical device safety surveillance.

+ Participate in various activities of medical device businesses (DePuy Synthes, Ethicon, and Cardiovascular and Specialty Solutions), the larger cross-sector Epidemiology Department (Janssen Pharmaceutical and J&J Consumer) and the Office of Chief Medical Officer.


**Qualifications**



Required:


+ An advanced degree (Master's required, Ph.D. preferred) in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Data Science, or related field. Health outcomes

+ 3 4 years of relevant experience in a related field, such as epidemiologic research in academia, contract research organization, medical device or pharmaceutical industry.

+ Strong knowledge of standard statistical software (e.g. R, Python, SQL, SAS).

+ A working knowledge of applied epidemiologic methods.

+ Knowledge and hands-on experience with healthcare real-world data sources (e.g., insurance claims data, electronic medical records, and hospital billing data).

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience presenting to technical and lay groups.

+ Claims database


Preferred:


+ Experience in medical devices.

+ Experience authoring peer reviewed publications using RWD as evidenced by publication and journal articles.

+ Epidemiology or related research work experience in Industry

+ Experience in designing and conducting safety studies


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-06

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