Senior Director, Meta Research

Recruiter
PAREXEL
Location
Bedfordshire
Posted
17 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Essential Function of the role:Statistician who is an expert in the field of network meta-analysis to be based in one of our offices US or London. You will have responsibility for leading and expanding our network meta-analysis (NMA) capabilities within an established health economic modeling and systematic review team. You will have the opportunity to work in a creative environment, where you will be a part of a winning team, working with a wide range of technical experts.Our statisticians deploy their wealth of academic and commercial experience utilising the most commonly used statistical packages such as Stata, R, SPSS, and WinBUGS. They have extensive experience across a wide range of statistical techniques, such as methods of analysis of case-control and cohort studies, the analysis of 'big data', the application of complex modelling, simulation methods, and real world observational data.The Candidate will have considerable expertise in conducting meta-analysis and network meta-analysis, which are well-established methods of evidence generation that are increasingly submitted as part of health technology assessments (HTAs).QualificationsRequired skills and experience:Experience:• Knowledge and expertise in statistics, in particular applied Bayesian statistics in decision making• Excellent knowledge of WinBUGS• Network meta-analysis methods in WinBUGSSkills:• Conduct of NMAs in WinBUGS and of Direct Comparisons and Indirect Comparisons• Analyse and interpret results and communicate them internally and externally• Teaching skills• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills• Microsoft Word and proficient Microsoft Excel• Comprehensive knowledge of Endnote, RefMan

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