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Principal Scientist,
Pharmacoepidemiology & Safety

Remote will be considered

Genesis Research Group is an international healthcare consultancy providing value evidence strategy, generation, synthesis, and communication services to life sciences companies. Delivering these services empowered by technology innovations has enabled us to become a trusted partner with our clients across the development and commercialization life cycle.

Combining both traditional and novel analytical approaches with diverse real-world data, including genomic, medical record, claims and patient-reported information, has allowed us to inform life science company internal decision making as well as submissions and presentations to regulators; health technology assessment authorities and payers; the medical community; and, patient organizations.

The Principal Scientist, Pharmacoepidemiology and Safety will be a part of a team of pharmacoepidemiologists and other research professionals who support the organization through the design and implementation real-world evidence (RWE) studies and consultation on study design and methodology to life sciences companies. The individual in this role will serve as a key resource to internal teams and clients in the design and implementation of regulatory and safety studies that utilize real world evidence.

Location: Remote will be considered.

What You'll Do

  • Supports the end-to-end generation of RWE including designing and implementing pharmacoepidemiology and safety studies using appropriate methodology
  • Produces and may oversee development of client deliverables while ensuring scientific excellence and quality control (e.g., protocols, results interpretation, and results dissemination)
  • Contributes to proposal development and client capabilities presentations and meetings
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior members of the Pharmacoepidemiology & Safety team Supports development of processes, templates, and training materials relevant to internal team management and solution/offering
    Contributes to dissemination of real world evidence and pharmacoepidemiology and safety findings through scientific communications such as abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Collaborates cross-functionally within the organization as it relates to pharmacoepidemiology and safety; supports cross-functional teams by providing expertise on methods, analysis, and results presentation and interpretation for regulatory studies
  • Cultivates a positive work environment and inspires development and training.


  • 7+ years preferred consulting or industry experience in pharmacoepidemiology and the design and implementation of real-world evidence studies for regulatory decision-making
  • Masters or PhD degree within a relevant discipline (e.g., pharmacoepidemiology, drug safety, or epidemiology focus on methods and study execution)
  • Demonstrated experience developing pharmacoepidemiology study designs, protocols, final study reports, abstracts, presentations, & manuscripts using a range of real world data sources (claims, electronic health records, and/or registry)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic, collaborative environment
  • Proven history of scientific writing, i.e., study protocols and peer-reviewed publications
  • Strong healthcare/life sciences industry knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to learn and motivation to take opportunities to develop oneself and others
  • Ability to effectively work in a matrix environment and flexibility to adapt to client project needs in a fast-paced entrepreneurial workplace


  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Company-matched 401(k) or pension plan from day one
  • Medical/Dental/Vision or PMI benefits from day one
  • Annual Leave/Flexible PTO plan plus company holidays including the last week of the year
Genesis Research Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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