Senior Research Scientist – Evidence Generation

Are you looking to work with a dynamic team of industry leading professionals in the HEOR space? Is your passion leading research studies that improve healthcare outcomes worldwide? Our Evidence Generation team is hiring a Senior Research Scientist to join our team of research professionals conducting client studies in the pharmacy and biotech space; operating as a thought leader, problem solver and data collection and analysis expert.

About You:

  • You are an experienced health economics and outcomes research consultant with an understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs and can anticipate client considerations and strategic needs.
  • You oversee and manage activities to facilitate evidence generation of quantitative and qualitative data from multiple types of stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem: patients, caregivers, providers, payers and policy makers. Activities you oversee and/or perform include literature reviews, conceptual frameworks, study protocols, preference elicitation surveys, analytic dataset creation, data analyses, and deliverable creation.
  • As a project manager, you also handle project budgets, timelines and client communications.
  • You can anticipate and identify considerations relevant to the implementation of various methodological approaches, including potential facilitators of and barriers to successful project and task execution.
  • You can perform analyses independently and are comfortable making recommendations to the client and team members on study direction.
  • You are comfortable presenting to and interacting with clients across functions.

About The Role:

As a Senior Research Scientist on the Evidence Generation team at PRECISIONheor, you will be overseeing multiple projects comprised of cross functional staff, serving as the project manager and primary client contact on the project. You will manage the delivery of components of projects by collaborating with other staff members to ensure high quality outputs and client ready deliverables. 

As a researcher, you will help to develop health economics, health policy, and/or epidemiological research studies, including identifying and selecting appropriate study design, sources of data, and methodological approaches;  develop statistical analysis plans, develop code, and perform analyses and publish study results in scientific journals and/or present findings at scientific conferences.

As a project manager, you will help ensure timely delivery and sound financial performance of projects or project subcomponents; estimate required hours for tasks and project team members, identify challenges early-on and communicate any changes as well as possible solutions to the project lead if necessary.

As a client manager, you will update slides/minutes and actions for the overall study and be viewed by clients as an independent researcher for specific study or component(s).  You will lead client calls and responds to emails, inviting input from senior team members with methodological/subject matter expertise where appropriate. 

As a Senior Research Scientist, you will be involved in business development, participating in sales calls and contributing to proposal development for clients.  You will also have line management responsibilities which include ensuring appropriate staffing and creating development plans for your direct reports.

Required Experience:

  • 4-6 years of experience, at least one in a consulting environment
  • Master’s degree in a subject related to health services research e.g., health economics, public policy, health policy, epidemiology, biostatistics, or public health
  • Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a diverse team
  • Awareness and understanding of financial performance on projects
  • Ability to line-manage and mentor direct reports and to ensure positive staff wellbeing/team dynamic

Helpful Experience:

  • PhD in a subject related to health services research e.g., health economics, public policy, health policy, epidemiology, biostatistics, or public health
  • Previous exposure to and understanding of comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and economic modeling studies.
  • Willingness and desire to learn and share knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record of relevant peer-reviewed publications


Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.  This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
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$100,000$140,000 USD

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