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HEOR / RWE Data Scientist


Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Market Access & Pricing
Job ID:  68498

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?





To strengthen our HEOR Team, based in our US HQ in Atlanta, Georgia, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: HEOR/RWE Data Scientist


As the HEOR/RWE Data Scientist , you will manage health economics and outcomes research programs to ensure quality, time and budget deliverables within the US Immunology.  You will generate and disseminate scientific evidences that inform payers/patients/ providers /policymakers on the value propositions for UCB Immunology products.  You will work closely with other functional groups to design methodologically sound studies to meet project objectives and regulatory and payer requirements as well as conduct/supervise analyses, evaluation and reporting of studies to develop RWE/HEOR publications.


You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Execute Immunology HEOR research projects, this includes identifying the most appropriate dataset based on research objectives, writing study protocols and statistical analysis plans, obtaining approval from protocol review committee, and study execution inclusive of analytical oversight, data interpretation, and creation of final reports.
  • Contribute to the evidence generation plan and provide HEOR inputs to the brand planning and budgeting processes and formulate recommended strategies in support of asset value proposition in collaboration with the internal teams.
  • Provide input on clinical trial design from an HEOR perspective and ensure inclusion of appropriate PRO and health economic endpoints into clinical trials to maximize asset value proposition in collaboration with the clinical development team.
  • Collaborate with scientific communications to provide HEOR input on scientific platform and develop HEOR-related scientific publications.
  • Design and conduct real-world evidence studies to ensure timely quantitative understanding of economic, humanistic and clinical burden of disease, disease sequelae and patient journey to enhance patient access.
  • Author protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting
  • Keep abreast of the trends in Immunology HEOR and proactively address HEOR strategy changes in anticipation of these trends.


You will contribute by: 

  • Conducting research activities which may include, but not be limited to:
    • Prospective observational, pragmatic clinical trials, and/or patient registries evaluating clinical, patient-centered, and/or economic endpoints;
    • Retrospective studies of existing databases to assess patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and associated clinical, economic and/or patient-reported outcomes;
    • Retrospective or prospective evaluations of disease natural history and treatment patterns, including drug utilization and adherence;
    • Surveys of patients, caregivers, health care providers/practitioners, and/or payers;
    • Assessments exploring burden of illness and/or comparative effectiveness;
    • Models of cost-effectiveness and budget impact;
    • Evaluation of BTP and adherence programs.
    • Review outcomes research protocols, statistical analysis plans (SAPs), and reports.
    • Review, and publish scientific reports reflecting ongoing or completed work.

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 
Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master's degree (MPH, MS) in health services research, public health policy, epidemiology, economics, social psychology, medicine, pharmacy or statistics
  • 5+ years of medical training/experience in the conduct of econometric and patient-reported outcome research to evaluate the impact of health care interventions
  • 5+ years of experience in health services research, public health, epidemiology, or health economics. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D., PharmD, MD)
  • Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or medical device industry experience strongly preferred
  • Previous experience within the immunology therapeutic area
  • Experience with large data-base analyses and use of patient-reported outcomes instruments is desired.
  • Ability to design, plan and conduct observational studies of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.
  • Demonstrated success in contributing to multi-disciplinary teams including outcomes research, clinical research and marketing staff to support product marketing, reimbursement and formulary acceptance.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a significant volume of projects with exercise of good triage and judgment skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system, healthcare regulatory, reimbursement and policy environment/customers.
  • Understanding of healthcare modeling principles and application of health economic models within healthcare systems.
  • Understanding the purpose, content/format, and utilization of American Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) and Global Value dossiers for formulary and/or reimbursement submission.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate scientific evidence, with strong written and verbal presentation skills 

Why you should apply 
At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve. 

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.


UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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