Research Scientist (RWE Oncology)
Houston, TX  / Newark, NJ  / Philadelphia, PA  / Charlotte, NC  / Los Angeles, CA ...View All
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

is an oncology technology and insights business dedicated to transforming the fight against cancer. Part of, Ontada was founded on the core belief that precise insights - delivered exactly at the point of need - can save more patients' lives. We connect the full patient journey by combining technologies used byand other community oncology providers with real-world data and research relied on by all top 15 global life sciences companies. Our work helps accelerate innovation and power the future of cancer care.

Position Summary

As part of Ontada's Real World Research team, the Research Scientist leads research for comparative effectiveness, pharmacoeconomic and health outcomes research, focused on hematology/oncology. S/he will head a matrixed, cross-functional team to design, analyze, and execute quality research studies in a timely manner. Responsible for managing projects end-to-end, the Research Scientist is the primary point of contact to study sponsors and external customers during the study process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing multiple concurrent research studies to specifications, including scope, timeline, and budget, from beginning to end

  • Lead interface with study sponsors

  • Contributes to the development of RWR proposals, scientific protocols, and statistical analysis plans

  • Works with study sponsors to identify and refine study concepts and deliver study research results in accordance with organizational policies

  • Responsible for and leads cross-functional research project team throughout the study lifecycle

  • Develops Scientific Content/Approach and development of eCRF in conjunction with research project team

  • Establishes effective timelines for completion of milestones and delivery of studies

  • Completes regulatory and compliance documents

  • Designs data requirements for studies based on feasibility estimates and available data and consults on unstructured data selection

  • Involved in review and ensuring quality of chart data

  • Works with data from multiple sources (including electronic health records and claims)

  • Researches, performs and approves critical and statistical analysis of medical and scientific evidence as the basis for evaluation of cancer therapies

  • Conducts and coordinates customer meetings to communicate study progress and results

  • Analyzes data related to abstract problems to answer questions posed by internal and external stakeholders

  • Formats output of data analysis for customer readiness, including writing final reports and preparing presentations

  • Publishes and approves research results as abstracts, posters, manuscripts

This description is general in nature and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as needed to meet company goals.

Typical Minimum Requirements

  • Typically requires 7+ years of relevant Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) experience (1 less year required with a Master's degree)

  • Master's degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Healthcare Economics or related clinical discipline is preferred

Critical Skills

  • Proven experience using Real World data sources including EHR, claims, and patient reported outcomes

  • Oncology and Pharmaceutical/CRO experience required

  • Solid knowledge of healthcare, safety, regulatory, and compliance processes

  • Proven success leading multiple HEOR studies simultaneously with varied timelines and deliverables

  • Must be able to work collaboratively and lead cross-functional teams in a fast-paced matrix environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Position will require customer and multi-disciplinary team interaction either by phone or in person.

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments with varying deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and Webex/Microsoft Teams

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands (home office)

  • Remote work location

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

McKesson Total Rewards

McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits programs to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement

  • Other benefits, subject to elections, eligibility, and collective bargaining agreement terms: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), 401k and Stock Purchase Programs

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That's why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$129,500 - $215,900

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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