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FREELANCE: Senior (R) Programmer - Real World Data/Data Science

Posted on Oct 9, 2020 by Umbilical

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Observational Research & Data Science Analytics

#15473 | 12 month+ contract | London & Home based

James Carrera at Umbilical has partnered with an innovative Pharmaceutical client to source an SME in epidemiology/biostatistics, real-world data, and advanced modelling techniques to leverage clinical data using real-world data and analytics data resources.

Accountable for:

As subject matter expert in the analysis of real-world data and other analytics data sources and implementation of advanced analytics techniques (eg machine learning) as well as;

  • Producing high quality, replicable analysis of internal data assets.
  • Building cross-functional real-world data & analytics capabilities.
  • Develop the data science platform and data analytics infrastructure.
  • Develop analysis plans for internal data generation requests using internal trial data sources and/or real-world data
  • Assess real world data assets including data licenses and data platforms as well as appraising new analytic tools.
  • Leading standardisation of data structure and analytics of in-house data and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of best practices and standards
  • Managing conversion of real-world raw data to common data structure and maintenance of coding library/analytics templates to support observational research/real-world studies.


Educated to a PhD or MSc in health services research; epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, computer science, with a strong focus in the application of data science to healthcare data, as well as;

  • 3 years' experience in pharma/biotech, consulting, or academic settings in Outcomes Research/Epidemiological Research/Health care industry/Data science
  • Real-world data (both US and ex-US) commonly used in epidemiology/HEOR studies
  • Statistical-, computational- and machine-learning methodologies
  • Advanced programming capacity: Python/SAS/R/SQL. (R preferred)
  • Knowledge of visualization software (Tableau, R Shiny, Python, Spotfire)

For a confidential discussion, contact James Carrera at Umbilical

Reference ID: 15473

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Reference: 968037874

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