Watson Health - Research Analyst II in Many, LA at IBM

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Many, LA
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The Analyst II has a key role to provide analytic support to one or more business areas within Life Sciences: Outcomes Research, Economic Modeling, Literature Review, Value Dossier, and Market Analytics.

This position can be based in multiple cities. Preferred locations include: Raleigh, NC. - Cambridge, MA - Ann Arbor, MI. - Bethesda, MD. - Greenwood Village, CO


  • Support Research Leaders in all aspects of projects
  • Under the guidance of Research Leader and Lead Analyst, develop study protocol and file specifications
  • Work closely with Programmer on most effective way to implement complex methodologies and build study analytic file.
  • Use Treatment Pathways to conduct analyses
  • Perform data investigation on diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output throughout the course of each research project.
  • Prepare deliverables for client presentation (final written reports, slide decks, technical memoranda, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Attend regular client teleconference
  • Provide key support with reviewing published literature and conducting data/information abstraction research to identify, collect, and summarize data for building health economic models.
  • Support Research Leader in developing model specifications and conceptual model design.
  • Under the guidance of Research Leader, develop economic models using Microsoft Excel (with Visual Basic macros) and other modeling software, such as TreeAge Pro.
  • Apply principles of pharmacoeconomics to conduct economic modeling analyses, including cost-effectiveness/cost-utility analyses and budget impact analyses
  • Draft deliverables for client presentation (summary memos, written reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Attend regular client teleconference
  • Support Research Leader with general project organization, day-to-day project management.
  • Support Research Leaders in conducting gray literature searches, assembling protocols, screening for relevance, retrieving articles, developing data abstraction tool, supervising and editing article abstraction
  • Draft literature summaries in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.
  • Draft literature synthesis in Word or PowerPoint providing interpretation of the literature and observations of patterns and trends identified in a body of evidence
  • Draft global and AMCP value dossiers
  • Contribute to writing abstracts and manuscripts for publication
  • Support the development of new proposals or sales opportunities as requested by Research Leaders



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