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Researcher Senior - Safety and Epidemiology Research

  • Job Family: RDA > Research Data
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Anticipated End Date:
  • Reference: JR109620


  • NC, CARY



Researcher Senior - Safety and Epidemiology Research

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and in office one day per week). Ideal candidates will live within 50 miles of one of our Pulse Point locations in Wilmington, DE, Newton, MA, Indianapolis, IN, Chicago, IL, Cary, NC, Richmond, VA, Roanoke, VA, Norfolk, VA, Mason, OH, Portland, ME, St. Louis, MO, Wallingford, CT or Louisville, KY.

The Researcher Senior - Safety and Epidemiology Research is responsible for prospective and retrospective epidemiologic research activities for Carelon Research clients or Public Policy Institute (PPI).

How you will make an impact:

  • Lead and support the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology research, including post-authorization safety, risk mitigation, and active monitoring studies.

  • Provide epidemiology subject matter expertise and lead or support research activities related to scientific study design, application of appropriate statistical methods, interpretation of results, reporting, and communication of results.

  • Lead and contribute to the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans, reports, and publications.

  • Lead or support the development of detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures and communicates requirements to the programming group.

  • Conduct review of administrative claims data and statistical output to ensure the superior quality of research activities and client deliverables.

  • Lead or support initiatives that leverage and enhance the research environment.

  • Publish research findings and present at professional scientific meetings.

  • Present the company’s epidemiology expertise to prospective clients and support business development activities, including proposal development.

  • Accountable to the final quality and accuracy of these study deliverables and presentation of such and facilitates collaboration among project team members towards their development.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a MS, MPH or PharmD in epidemiology or health sciences or related field; minimum 3 years of experience in health service research, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related field; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • Expert knowledge of epidemiology study design and statistical methodology strongly preferred.

  • Experience leading research teams in the design and execution of pharmacoepidemiology studies strongly preferred.

  • Experience with healthcare claims data and knowledge of advanced statistical methods used in the evaluation of healthcare claims data strongly preferred.

  • Experience with consulting for the life sciences industry strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in SAS statistical software strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in R statistical software strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency using the Panalgo Instant Health Data (IHD) tool strongly preferred.

  • Innovative in conducting statistical analysis strongly preferred.

  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects to ensure their quality and on-time delivery strongly preferred.

  • Ph.D. or MD strongly preferred.

  • Clinical or therapeutic area knowledge, familiarity with clinical practice guidelines, and/or understanding of the U.S. health care system strongly preferred.

  • Strong attention to detail preferred.

  • Adaptable to changing priorities preferred.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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