Health Economics & Outcomes Researcher

Less than 5 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Aliso Viejo, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Based on understanding the external health care environment and Avanir product strategy, the HEOR Researcher / Senior Researcher plans, designs and executes the HEOR plan (phase I to phase IV) and generates and communicates evidence to payers to support the appropriate, evidence based use of Avanir products.

  • Understand the health care landscape and Avanir product brand strategies to guide the planning, execution and communication of HEOR research across phase I to phase 4.
  • Participate in Medical Affairs and Clinical Development discussions and provide payer relevant recommendations for designing clinical trials.
  • Coordinate with Managed Markets to identify critical research questions and disseminate Avanir product or disease state evidence to address payer questions.
  • Experience in RFP creation, vendor selection and management.
  • Identify and develop relationships with key HEOR and clinical opinion leaders (academia, payers, public agencies) to increase awareness about focused disease states as well as Avanir product(s).
  • Ability to assume positive intent and practice active listening when interacting with internal and external colleagues.


  • PhD in HEOR related research field.
  • Home Office (Headquarter) based position.
  • Travel required – up to 25%.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in HEOR study design and execution in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in design and execution of various study types, including retrospective research, Patient Reported Outcomes.
  • CNS experience preferred.
  • Experience in creating HEOR RFP’s, vendor selection and management.
  • History of writing/publication experience (abstracts, manuscripts, whitepapers, posters).
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