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Senior Researcher - Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR)


  • AZ, Phoenix



The Senior Researcher - Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) is responsible for prospective and retrospective health economic or epidemiologic research activities for Carelon Research clients OR Public Policy Institute (PPI).

How you will make an impact:   

  • Leading or supporting scientific aspects of research activities as Principal Investigator in the following areas: research designs, methodologies, analytical techniques, and reporting. 

  • Uses subject matter expertise in leading or supporting the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans, review of statistical output, reports, and publications. 

  • 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.

  • Manages relationship with Carelon Research clients, communicates scientific decisions, and presents key study insights to the client and other external stakeholders.  

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:

  • Ph.D. or MD strongly preferred.

  • MS, MPH or PharmD in Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Pharmacy Administration, Pharmacoeconomics epidemiology or health sciences or related field strongly preferred.

  • Postgraduate or post-doctoral training or relevant experience in conducting observational studies preferred. 

  • Clinical or therapeutic area knowledge, familiarity with managed care pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management, HEOR/RWE development, clinical practice guidelines, and/or understanding of the U.S. health care system strongly preferred.

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Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

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 – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at 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 for assistance.

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