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Pharmacoepedemiologist RWE Clinical Trials



Full Time

On Site


Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Job Summary

Pharmacoepidemiology is the study of the uses and effects of drugs in well defined populations. This pharmacoepidemiologist role is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team that is focused on Real World Evidence and how clinical research will become more diverse, inclusive and equitable for all patients. Our customers are biopharmaceutical, medical device and digital therapeutic companies focused on generating evidence that will support regulatory decision making and value propositions for market access expansion. This role supports RWE study delivery, working alongside other members of the Walgreens Clinical Trial Solutions delivery team, and customer relationships across multiple therapeutic areas and clients. Good candidates will be able to demonstrate clear ownership and accountability for project areas of responsibility. This role reports into the Senior Director, Pharmacoepidemiology, RWE Clinical Trials.

Job Responsibilities

  • Project manage retrospective observational and Real World Evidence studies
  • Provide statistical and methodological expertise relating to the design and conduct of studies
  • Perform data collection and analysis and contribute to the interpretation and reporting of results for assigned studies
  • Support thought leadership and firm building initiatives for scientific, high visibility industry topics.
  • Understand top trends driving the expanded use of Real World Evidence
  • Work closely with customers to support the development and production of abstracts, posters and manuscripts
  • Develop strong cross functional relationships with other RWE and Clinical Trial teams
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance Nasdaq WBA is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers and patients needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.
WBAs purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNEs 2021 list of the Worlds Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.
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Basic Qualifications
  • Masters degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics or other allied health discipline.
  • At least 4 years of relevant post Masters experience in consulting, CRO, pharmaceutical or healthcare industry with evidence of solid career progression
  • Ability to conduct systematic and targeted literature reviews
  • Experience with ePRO, EMR Health IT, disease registries, and insurance claims databases
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong track record of multi tasking efficiently on multiple projects
  • Proficient in the use of R, Python and SAS
  • Willing to travel up to 5 percent of the time for business purposes within state and out of state.

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 6 years of relevant post Masters experience in consulting, CRO, pharmaceutical or healthcare industry with evidence of career progression required
  • Familiarity with medical terminologies and controlled vocabularies used in healthcare data and ontologies ICD9 10 ReadCode
  • Experience with Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practice GPP or regulatory compliance guidelines for real world evidence studies
  • Familiarity working on alternative data sources and alternative methods of clinical data collection, especially those enabled by technology platforms or solutions