Research Assistant - Health Economics Modeling & Simulation
United BioSource Corporation - Lexington, MA

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Recognized as leaders in the field, the UBC Health Economics team brings together research from a diverse set of backgrounds, including Economics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Engineering, Operations Research and Statistics, to offer innovative and high quality research designed to evaluate medical technologies and provide decision makers with rigorous, relevant evidence. We work in multi-disciplinary teams integrating mathematical modelling, database analytics, evidence synthesis, epidemiology and biostatistics. The Modelling & Simulation group at UBC has been at the forefront of mathematical modelling in the field, and is involved in diverse projects in health economics, epidemiology, public health and clinical trial simulation. We’re looking for motivated, creative and collaborative individuals who take pride in academic rigour and are open to expanding their research skills, and working with others to maintain UBC’s reputation as a world-class healthcare research organization.

Position Overview: Entry-level position. Provides assistance to project staff for research and analysis activities, while developing skills in pharmacoeconomics, mathematical modeling, and project management
This individual will possess the following skills:
•Ability to write and revise reports of high quality consistent with that seen in peer-reviewed journals
•Ability to communicate to both technical and informed lay audiences
•Ability to communicate and integrate well with team members
•Ability to complete individual tasks
•Ability to react to abrupt developments
•Strong quantitative and analytical skills
•Understanding of the scientific method
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who possesses exemplary time and project management skills to concurrently coordinate competing projects, managers, and clients. The successful candidate will be a fast learner, and have the aptitude/eagerness for additional development and a strong interest in science, medicine or health related subjects.
UBC values a team-oriented, collaborative approach in its work. The candidate will have an opportunity to work with leaders in the field of pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes research.
Job Requirements:
As this is an entry-level position, applicants will have completed a minimum of a BS or BA in economics, biology, natural sciences, health sciences or a related field. Quantitative work a plus. This candidate should also have prior experience in Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint. Prior experience doing literature and web searches a plus.
**Please note: this is not a laboratory / bench science environment. We are a pharma services / consulting organization. Thank you!**
Equal Opportunity Employer.

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