ICON Clinical Research Associate Outcomes Researcher in Gaithersburg, Maryland

  • Associate Outcomes Researcher - Office based - Gaithersburg, MD*

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of research consulting services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.

Icon's COA group is seeking an Associate Outcomes Researcher to join our team based in Gaithersburg Maryland. Our Associate Outcomes Researchers play a key role within the ICON Clinical Outcomes Assessment (COA) group, which focuses on health-related quality of life and patient-focused outcomes research.

This position includes the design and validation of surveys, conducting patient interviews, data analysis and interpretation, literature review, report writing, and client liaising.

  • Overview of the Role*

  • Assist with data collection, including conducting patient interviews (some travel necessary)

  • Assist with data qualitative and quantitative data analysis using statistical and qualitative analysis software (MAXQDA) (experience with these software packages preferable but not essential

  • Draft, review, and assist with client deliverables including reports, protocols, proposals and scientific manuscripts. under the direction of senior team members

  • Assist with article extraction and searches for literature reviews under supervision of more senior team members

  • Role requirements*

  • Master’s degree or higher in public health, psychology, sociology, or related discipline, OR:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in public health, psychology, sociology, or related discipline with strong relevant experience

  • This is an entry level position for candidate with 0-2 years of experience

  • Understanding of scientific research methods and processes

  • Experience or training in survey research.

  • Experience with qualitative and/or quantitative methodology and analysis

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to work independently but also to work effectively as part of a team

  • Benefits *

Working for ICON you will be provided with an excellent benefits package. We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

In addition you will have the opportunity to develop within your role and take on further responsibilities or develop your skill set within other related departments of ICON.

  • What's next*

Following your application if you are successful, you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.

ICON plc Company is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. *LI-PR1