Director, Epidemiology

at Genesis Research (view profile)
Location Remote considered, United States of America
Date Posted December 9, 2022
Category Epidemiology
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Director or Senior Director


Genesis Research 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.

Our Epidemiology team has seen exceptional growth and success in providing comprehensive support to Life Science organizations - planning, executing, and communicating Real-World Evidence. The professional in this team will demonstrate a passion for relevant and rigorous research, ensuring that the team continues to deliver high-quality evidence in a timely manner.

The professional in this team will bring expertise and experience that enables our work to fully meet our clients’ internal and external needs.

Concurrently the professional will strengthen the team’s capabilities through incorporation of improved processes that reflect best practices, and individual development that optimizes the contribution of each team member. Overall, the professional will ensure that team’s work will continue to be characterized as fit-for-purpose and high value add by our clients.

This position will report to the Executive Director, Epidemiology.

Location: Remote will be considered.

What You'll Do

  • Be a Genesis Research resource on study design, methodology, and result interpretation for all RWE Deliverables
  • Ensure maximum utilization of teams of epidemiologists, health services researchers charged with designing, implementing, and managing a wide range of studies assess the distribution, patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions and examine access to and the use, costs, quality, delivery, organization, and outcomes of health care.
  • Update and maintain Methodological and Scientific Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) that Epidemiology teams will follow
  • Support Client Managers with execution and delivery of high-priority and high-visibility studies as a Client-facing subject matter expert
  • Assist with training, oversight, and guidance for new and current members of the Epidemiology function
  • Ensure best practices with respect to RWD data source utilization, assessing their strengths and limitations, and statistical software options when designing studies
  • Assist with management of team capacity in concert with Client Management needs
  • Motivate teams during periods of high demand


  • Masters degree or PhD within a relevant discipline (Epidemiology, Public Health,
  • Statistics)
  • 10+ years for Masters degree or 7+ years for PhD of consulting, industry, or academic experience
  • Experience generating and interpreting real-world and observational research required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in relevant software such as MS office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and statistical packages
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to learn and motivation to develop oneself and others within Genesis
  • Research
  • Flexibility to adapt to client project needs in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial workplace


  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Company-matched 401k plan
  • Medical/dental benefits
Genesis Research is an equal opportunity employer.
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