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Cambridge Metro Area, MA

Posted: 10/11/2019 Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -102019-25800


The Epidemiologist is a strategic and scientific role within Epidemiology, Medical Affairs. The Epidemiologist delivers experienced epidemiology support to project teams at all stages of development. The role works closely with other groups such as Clinical Development and Commercial to identify epidemiologic research & data needs to raise awareness of disease, support the clinical development and demonstrate the value of products. The Epidemiologist works in a matrix management, participates in global teams and interaction with external stakeholders. In close collaboration with the Head Epidemiology or Pr. Epidemiologist, the Epidemiologist supports the development and implementation of the epidemiological research strategy and is responsible for provide study oversight for assigned projects.


Ability to plan strategically for the optimal application of epidemiological research in product development and post-marketing support

Ability to work cooperatively and successfully in a matrix organization and across multiple disciplines

Strong interpersonal and decision making skills

Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise

Proficient in critically evaluating, interpreting and summarizing epidemiologic (study) data

Strong verbal, written and presentation skills and fluent written and spoken English.

Contemplates multiple aspects and impacts of issues, plans proactively and use clear judgment

Professional and supportive to changes in the business.

Previous participation in cross-functional, multicultural and /or international teams.

Experience with real-world studies, surveillance, epidemiological methods, systematic reviews, and meta-analysis of observational research

Experience with infectious disease surveillance, influenza in specific, and in-depth knowledge of surveillance data is highly preferred.

Knowledge of the drug or vaccine development process is preferred.

Exhibits company norms and values.


Minimum of 3 years experience in (clinical or field) epidemiological research in public health, research organization or in an industry environment. For Bachelor/Master degree if accompanied by 3 years related work experience.

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