We are presently hiring an Associate Director, PRO for our Gaithersburg, MD, or San Diego, CA location. This position is also open to remote work.
The Associate Director will specialize in patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and clinical outcomes assessment (COAs) to develop business, manage projects, and manage client relationships in our consulting group. The Associate Director works collaboratively with expert teams (colleagues and clients) to develop and validate measures, assist in implementing PROs in clinical trials, and develop and present publications and posters. A specific background in PRO development and validation or the application of PRO assessments in clinical trials is desired.
Managing or directing patient-reported outcomes studies and other consulting projects
Ensuring client needs, promised timelines, and budgets are met
Managing staff members; and ensuring that the department's financial objectives are met
This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD, San Diego, CA, or at the employee's location (i.e., remote work is an option for the appropriate, self-driven candidate). Travel is estimated at 5% to 10% and international travel may be required at times. The Associate Director is expected to travel to meet with clients and must be able to work on evenings and weekends as necessary to meet project schedules.
The candidate will possess a PhD in clinical science, psychology, psychometrics, health services research, public heath, business, or other relevant discipline.
The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of advanced design and analysis techniques used in both qualitative and quantitative research.
The Associate Director should have at least 5 years of experience working with biopharmaceutical and/or medical device companies and have experience in PRO development and validation, PRO instrument assessment and selection, and other disciplines relevant to PRO studies.
The candidate will offer experience in a PRO consulting environment and have expertise and experience in clinical trial study design, selection of screening tools, development of study protocols and statistical analysis plans, collection and analysis of study data, and have an interest in, or experience with, instrument development to support labeling claims in the US and EU. The candidate must possess skills in and experience with consulting for pharma and biotech clients and the ability to clearly communicate findings and recommendations in an analysis plan or study report.
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
Covance, the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is the world’s most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to advancing healthcare and delivering Solutions Made Real® by providing high-quality nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to help reduce the time and costs associated with... drug development. Because of our broad experience and specialized expertise, we’re in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing -- We have helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop each of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today.
We also offer laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries and are a market leader in toxicology services, central laboratory services, discovery services, and a top global provider of Phase III clinical trial management services.
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