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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Medical and Healthcare
    Other Science and Tech
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      January 04,2021
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    Expert/Specialist in biostatistics and/or epidemiology

    As an expert/specialist in biostatistics and/or epidemiology, you will play a key role in the transformation of the Agency into a modern, data-driven organisation providing efficient services in the delivery of evidence to support benefit-risk decision-making on the development, authorisation and use of medicines. This will be achieved by bringing expertise in the analysis of healthcare data, such as clinical trial data, drug utilisation data, electronic health care data or adverse drug reaction data, in the design and analysis of pharmacoepidemiological studies and/or clinical trials, and in providing training on these topics to internal colleagues and the European Union Regulatory network.

    The selected candidate will join the Data Analytics and Methods Task Force. ‍
    Multiple posts are available.
    Desired skills and experience

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. enjoy full rights as a citizen of an European Union Member State, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway;
    2. possess a university degree of a minimum of four years (expert post) or three years (specialist post) in medicine, pharmacy, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, data science, computer science or related scientific subjects, that must have been obtained by the closing date of this vacancy notice;
    or
    possess a university degree of three years in medicine, pharmacy, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, data science, computer science or any related scientific and relevant professional experience of at least one year obtained after the university degree;
    3. in addition to the above, have at least 9 (expert) or 3 (specialist) years’ relevant professional experience in the field of the above-mentioned areas and duties after obtaining the degree, that must have been obtained by the closing date, including relevant competence and experience;
    4. have a thorough knowledge of English (at least level C1) and a satisfactory knowledge of another official language of the European Union (at least level B2);

    Essential Criteria

    • Proven professional experience in at least one of the following:

    o coordinating, designing and conducting pharmacoepidemiological studies from planning phase to publication or reporting of results, including experience as principal investigator, coordination of team of investigators and operational work in protocol development, data analysis and data interpretation;
    o coordinating, designing or interpreting clinical trials from planning phase to publication or reporting of results, including e.g. adaptive designs;
    o leadership in managing, transforming and analysing individual patient data, with practical use of statistical software like SAS, R or Python;
    o developing and delivering training on data analytics and methodology for observational data and/or clinical trials.

    About the employer

    Working for every patient in Europe

    Working at EMA, you can make a difference in protecting the health of every individual and animal in Europe. Whatever your expertise, you will be part of a diverse and highly regarded team of over 800 talented colleagues. You will work at the heart of medicines development and regulation, while enjoying attractive benefits and a healthy work-life balance.

    Areas of Research
    • Clinical Trials
    • Biostatistics
    • Epidemiology
     
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