Assistant Director, Real-World Evidence (Remote – US)

at Xcenda / AmerisourceBergen (view profile)
Location Anywhere, United States of America
Date Posted July 7, 2022
Category Real World Evidence or Evidence Development
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Other
Sponsorship available? Yes
Other Locations United States


Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing

As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.

This is a 100% remote, work-from-home role for candidates located in the United States.


In collaboration with project engagement leads, the candidate will provide clinical and statistical programming expertise to health economics and outcomes research studies to support pharmaceutical, biotech, and device technologies. The candidate will serve as the content developer for the implementation and reporting of burden of illness, comparative effectiveness, health resource utilization and cost studies and other database analyses within real-world evidence (RWE).


  • Serve as the analytics lead for health economics and outcomes research studies - from study initiation to final reporting - in collaboration with the project engagement lead.
  • Lead all tasks associated with data validation, data management and statistical analysis for RWE studies within the retrospective data analysis team
  • Ensure the accuracy of study results and participate in quality check processes to maintain the highest quality output consistent with Xcenda’s mission and vision.
  • Contribute to the development of SAS template programs and establishment of other SAS, R and Stata programming standards for use by the RWE analytics team, to ensure consistency and efficiency across the department.
  • Develop content for study protocols, study reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, publications, and other presentation of scientific findings.
  • Conduct sample size and power analyses in support of proposal and protocol development.
  • Provide RWE analytics expertise to the prospective studies team and other Xcenda service lines (e.g., GHEOR, Reimbursement Strategy and Tactics, Strategic Market Insights)
  • Aid in the development of junior staff
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of all services

What your background should look like 


Master or post-graduate degree (eg, PhD, DrPH, PharmD) in Health Economics, Biostatistics, Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Pharmacy Administration, or other relevant discipline, and a minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in data analysis (preferably in an academic, consulting or healthcare industry setting)


  • Practical experience in database management and statistical analysis using SAS-BASE and SAS-STAT; Stata or R experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the analysis of healthcare claims databases and/or electronic medical records.
  • Broad technical knowledge of outcomes research and health economics
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills with the ability to communicate complex material during presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong work ethic
  • Function as a team player
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