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Research Associate: Strategic Value Communications DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

BluePath is currently recruiting for a Research Associate (RA) for its strategic value communications function. This position will support project leads in preparing and submitting value communication tools (e.g. slide decks, brochures) and training materials for the internal review process at biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. The RA’s essential responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Aid project lead in developing value communication tools and training materials communicating health care economic information (HCEI)
  • Aid project lead in overseeing and managing the time-sensitive internal review and approval process of these materials
  • Lead preparation of internal review materials (e.g. annotated files, reference binders)
  • Quality check documents to ensure alignment with internal medical, legal and regulatory standards and FDA requirements
  • Provide additional research support such as medical writing support, conduct literature searches, and develop evidence tables

Must Have Requirements

  • Bachelor’s level or above education in life sciences or related fields
  • High level of focus and attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of scientific data and research methods
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate needs
  • Proven ability to simultaneously work on multiple assignments and effectively work with multiple team members and management
  • Communicate flawlessly in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g. Adobe Acrobat Pro)

Desired Skills

  • Copy-editing and/or medical writing experience
  • Previous experience working in a consultant role and/or at a pharmaceutical company

Applicants with more extensive knowledge or experience in conducting HEOR projects may be considered for a Sr. RA position.

Economic Modeler & Manager DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

The Manager of health economics and outcomes research will be responsible for conceptualizing and designing economic models at an academic level suitable for publication. The models are primarily developed in Excel, with an emphasis on robust methods, accuracy, clean and appealing visualization, and interactivity. The models or the results of the models are often used to inform important coverage decisions for major pharmaceutical therapies or medical devices.

Modelers at BPS must have a strong understanding of modeling in Excel including building a model from the ground up, VBA coding, and user interfacing. While much of modeling is done with a specific aim in mind, the modeler must be a self-starting, energetic, and creative individual who can question assumptions and clearly explain their methods.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to be an excellent team player that can work under tight deadlines coupled with the ability to tackle problems with imaginative solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of health economics and outcomes research experience in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, in either a consulting or pharmaceutical environment
  • Hands-on experience designing and executing Excel-based economic models for different needs, including budget impact models, medical cost offset models and/or cost-effectiveness models
  • Demonstrated understanding of a variety of modeling techniques such as decision analytic models, state-transition models, discrete event simulations etc.
  • Education in health services research, statistic/econometrics/biostatistics, mathematics, pharmacy, or medicine

Desired Skills

  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel and VBA coding
  • Biostatistical or econometric background is preferred
  • Applied econometrics or statistics knowledge
  • Experience with additional software such as R/Shiny, Python, Tableau, SAS, STATA, SPSS, TreeAge and other analytical software programs
  • Able to distill clinical information into compelling value statements
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate project needs
  • High level of focus and attention to detail
  • Able to balance work on multiple assignments
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple team members and management
  • Effective English communication, verbally and in writing