Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Epidemiologist (Global Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Statistics)

US-PA-Great Valley
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Research & Development - Pharmaceutical



Position Summary

The Epidemiologist supporting medical affairs and Research and Development is responsible for the coordination and execution of epidemiology/ pharmaco-epidemiology research for product support at the global and local level, from early development through life-cycle management, for Scientific Communications, Medical Affairs and R&D.  The key stakeholders for this position will be Global Medical Affairs.







Essential Functions:

  • Provide input to relevant teams for the design, planning and conduct of analyses of Phase IV clinical trials and observational studies, as well as post-hoc analyses of existing databases and meta-analyses
  • Work closely with relevant clinical and medical teams, as well as Statisticians and Analysts, to provide scientifically sound, innovative solutions that answer targeted questions
  • Ensure oversight of observational studies (Phase I-IV) including study design and execution to describe and quantify disease epidemiology and real-world usage, patient exposure, safety and effectiveness
  • Perform critical appraisal and synthesis of relevant epidemiological literature, including support in exploration of new disease areas.
  • Ensures optimal management of cross-functional projects, identifies potential risks to project objectives, ensure scientific integrity and cost-effective project delivery
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory requirements, initiatives and advances in epidemiology, pharmaco-epidemiology and real world evidence












  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology/Public Health (or related field) or MD, PharmD with MS/MA in Epidemiology and relevant experience as an epidemiologist
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical company or a CRO (5+ years a plus)
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, qualified vendors/consultants
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of industry best practices in epidemiology and risk management, recognized as internal expert and go-to person
  • Excellent methodological and analytic skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal (i.e. team player) and presentation skills
  • Good organization, project management and time management skills
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities



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