AbbVie Senior Specialist, Epidemiology Services in Lake County, Illinois

Senior Specialist, Epidemiology Services

USA, Illinois, Lake County

Research & Development

Requisition #1804350

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • To understand general to advance epidemiological research techniques in order to apply appropriate methods to answer questions relating to drug safety.

  • To be aware of public and private resources and databases relevant to epidemiology for use in data analysis.

  • To aid senior managers in study protocol development, questionnaire design and statistical analysis as well as comprehensive literature reviews.

  • To manage small well-defined projects and be an effective member of several teams as necessary.

  • To provide general epidemiological expertise and assist senior managers on a variety of safety related projects.

  • To work with SAS programmers or use analysis tools to execute studies using real world data to generate real world evidence.


  • MPH or MS degree in Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Pharmacy Administration, or related field. Ph.D. is preferred.

  • With 2-3 years of epidemiology and/or public health experience. Pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.

  • Understand real world data (claims, EMRs, etc.) concepts and structures.

  • Proficient with SAS, SQL, or related statistical software or other data analysis tools.

  • Knowledge and experience in different therapeutic areas. Oncology experience is preferred