Director – Science
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New York, NY, USA • Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • PhD (or MS with equivalent experience) in a quantitative discipline such as epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or health economics
  • 6+ years relevant work experience in epidemiology or health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) delivering products or services to life science partners and/or payer organizations
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct managerial or supervisory experience
  • Able to design studies and perform advanced analytical work in surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases; HEOR analyses; biostatistics; longitudinal data analyses including descriptive, comparative effectiveness, adherence and others, or other expert quantitative areas pertinent to healthcare
  • Ability to think strategically and 'big picture', to formulate appropriate solutions to solve client business needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good at developing relationships across diverse teams (including statistical, technical, and marketing resources)
  • Proven experience managing and delivering a wide variety of analytic solutions to internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of statistical programming language (e.g. SAS, R, STATA)
  • Has a deep conceptual understanding of epidemiological methods and study design
  • Experience working with multiple databases (Claims, EMR, US and non-US)
  • Travel will be required (up to 25%) including working on-site with customer
  • Strong ability to engage with customers in-person, on the phone, and in writing
  • Highly motivated, collaborative, and innovative
  • Solid planning, priority setting, and project management skills with experience managing multiple projects and resources concurrently
  • Strong experience in cross-functional teams and decision making
  • Strong ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Demonstrate superior leadership to the broader business and internal team
  • An ability to convey complex results in an easy to understand, thematic manner
  • Experience managing teams in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
  • Core member of the scientific leadership team responsible for determining client strategy while delivering results in a timely and high quality environment
  • Provide innovative statistical and methodological approaches to address client needs and implement detailed scientific protocols for customers
  • Partner and collaborate with other Aetion functional areas engaging directly with potential and current clients to introduce them to Aetion platform and scientific services, develop proposals for new work, and design other solutions responsive to customer needs and questions
  • Serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) for projects accountable for the overall management; including profitability, timeliness, quality and client value, removing obstacles and managing risks for successful delivery
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Aetion platform and contribute to shared knowledge, enhancement, and QA/validation efforts of the platform
  • Design, create, and deliver use-case-driven demonstrations, pilots, and trainings on the platform to help teach and mentor customers on the use of the Aetion platform in their organization
  • Develop scientific dissemination documents (e.g. study report, abstract, manuscripts, etc…) based on study results
  • Manage the allotment of multiple resources and projects concurrently to ensure successful completion of projects
  • Mentor junior colleagues on meeting their yearly goals and professional development
  • Proactively suggest innovative solutions based on problem descriptions that optimize outcomes and balance resource constraints and cost
  • Align to the overall business strategy when driving the direction of the team, projects, and processes
  • Bring visibility to Aetion by being active in thought leadership via white papers, industry conferences and/or article publications

201-500 employees

Real-world evidence & outcomes-based analytics solutions
Company Overview
Aetion’s mission is to power critical decisions in health care with data science-driven technology. The company has joined forces with out-of-industry technologists to develop the Aetion Evidence Platform which is scientifically validated software that performs rapid analyses to generate real-world evidence at scale for life sciences companies, payers, regulators, and HTA agencies.
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Free membership to OneMedical
  • FSA
  • 4% 401(k) match
  • Commuter benefits for parking & transit
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellness stipend
  • Company activities
Company Core Values
  • Lead at all levels
  • Lifelong students
  • Eclectic collective
  • Facts not flash
  • Thoughtful
  • Own it