Careers

CAREERS

Endpoint Outcomes offers an exceptional working environment that is both fast-paced and fun. We are looking for bright, conscientious, data-driven people. We are looking for people who like working on different projects and like working with patient level data. We are looking for people who like a fast-paced environment, are interested in patient-focused research and are willing to learn on every project. We recognize that there are no good training programs that deal with all of the issues related to clinical outcome assessments and endpoints in clinical trials, so we offer on the job training. Our competitive careers packages include generous bonus plans and extensive benefits, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive vacation package
  • Floater holidays and personal days
  • 401K with maximum company match
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • Annual stipend intended to cover miscellaneous costs such as cell phone, tuition, transportation and gym reimbursement.

If you feel you could succeed on a motivated, talented team at the forefront of its field, please submit your resume/CV, together with a cover letter to: careers@endpointoutcomes.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Endpoint Outcomes does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

(Associate) Director

We wish to hire an (Associate) Director for our Boston or Long Beach office.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (Associate) Directors are responsible for providing strategic and scientific guidance on various projects related to Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs), including but not limited to literature reviews, gap analyses, instrument development, psychometric validation, electronic diary usability testing and regulatory dossier development. Specific responsibilities include to:

  • Lead project teams in navigating COA gap analyses, development and validation
  • Provide endpoint and regulatory strategy as it relates to COAs
  • Provide direction and training to more junior members of project teams
  • Review project deliverables to ensure quality
  • Support business development efforts by building relationships with new and existing clients, bringing in new leads, and writing proposals
  • Responsible for bringing in a predetermined amount of revenue each year (Director only)
  • Manage projects as needed, including developing plans to accomplish all activities within project scope and timelines, delegating project tasks to project teams and leading client meetings (Associate Director only)
  • Additional responsibilities dependent on unique background and specialized skill set (e.g., psychometrics, operations)

(Associate) Directors have knowledge of the drug development process, including experience navigating COA development with regulators to support medical product labeling claims. (Associate) Directors are also expected to present at scientific conferences and/or publish in peer-reviewed journals. (Associate) Directors work closely with all project team members and may act as Line Managers to more junior staff. (Associate) Directors report directly to the CEO.

REQUIREMENTS: In terms of education and experience, (Associate) Directors have:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a good college or University (with a high GPA)
  • A master’s and/or doctorate degree in a health-related field (preferred, not required)
  • Previous work experience with increasing levels of responsibility in the field (7+ years for Associate Director; 9+ years for Director)

PACKAGE: Endpoint Outcomes offers a competitive salary, generous vacation time, health and dental insurance (full coverage) in a friendly and informal office environment. Other perks include working at home one day a week and an annual stipend to cover miscellaneous costs such as cell phone, tuition, transportation and gym reimbursement.

APPLY:  If you feel you could succeed in a motivated, talented team at the forefront of its field, please submit your resume/CV, together with a cover letter, to: careers@endpointoutcomes.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies:  Endpoint Outcomes does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters.

(Senior) Manager of Psychometric Operations

We wish to hire a (Senior) Manager of Psychometric Operations for our office in Boston, MA or Long Beach, CA, offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Your role and responsibilities will include managing various projects related to clinical outcome assessments, including but not limited to gap analyses, instrument development, psychometric validation, and regulatory dossier development. Specific project management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing plans to accomplish all activities within project scope and timelines
  • Providing direction to project team members
  • Reviewing project deliverables to ensure quality and data accuracy
  • Serving as the primary client contact
  • Leading client meetings
  • Programming for data management of analysis files

The (Senior) Manager of Psychometric Operations will work closely with all project team members and report directly to the Senior Director of Statistics and Psychometrics. The (Senior) Manager of Psychometric Operations may also have line management responsibilities.

REQUIREMENTS: You are someone who likes to do research, and has experience managing complex research studies. You have a bachelor’s degree from a good college or university, and preferably a master’s degree in a health-related or quantitative field as well. You have 2-4 years (Manager level) or 5+ years (Senior Manager level) previous relevant work experience and knowledge of the drug development process. To succeed you must have strong project management and research skills, including timeline management, verbal and written communication skills, and programming and analysis skills.

SAS experience is required with knowledge of Data step programming and Proc FREQ, SQL, UNIVARIATE, MEANS, CORR, TABULATE, and REPORT. Working knowledge of other statistical and psychometric software coding, e.g., R or Mplus, is advantageous as well.

PACKAGE: Endpoint Outcomes offers a competitive salary, generous vacation time, health and dental insurance (full coverage) in a friendly and informal office environment. Other perks include working at home one day a week and an annual stipend to cover miscellaneous costs such as cell phone, tuition, transportation and gym reimbursement.

APPLY: If you feel you could succeed in a motivated, talented team at the forefront of its field, please submit your resume/CV, together with a cover letter, to: careers@endpointoutcomes.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Endpoint Outcomes does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters.

Psychometrician

Endpoint Outcomes is seeking a psychometrician for either the Boston, MA or Long Beach, CA office.

EO is building a psychometrics group in which analyses are based on current best practice with the goal of bringing modern psychometric advancements to pharmaceutical development rather than relying solely on expedient but antiquated methods.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing, commenting on, and helping guide item bank generation.
  • Helping design both observational and interventional studies intended to generate data needed for validating COAs.
  • Writing statistical analysis plans.
  • Managing data in order to produce analysis files.
  • Conducting psychometric analyses and analyses of treatment efficacy.
  • Crafting technical reports detailing the methods and results of each study and analysis.
  • Conducting meetings with clients to communicate updates on analysis findings and status of timelines.
  • Interacting with clients and the FDA when reviewing psychometric validation of COAs.
  • Supporting business development efforts by building relationships with new and existing clients, bringing in new leads, and writing proposals.

The ideal candidate is a recent PhD or doctoral candidate within six months of completing their dissertation defense. Strong candidates will be well versed in uni- and multidimensional item response theory and classical test theory. In addition, working knowledge of linear and generalized linear mixed models is essential. Experience with either or both factor mixture models and diagnostic classification models is advantageous. Experience applying psychometric methods and/or linear and generalized linear mixed models to epidemiologic and health data is a major advantage. So too is a working familiarity with epidemiologic concepts and corresponding analyses of incidence, prevalence, rates, and risk. Software proficiency in a variety of languages, particularly R, Mplus, and FlexMIRT is expected. In addition, candidates are expected to be fluent and self-sufficient in SAS for data management. Expected SAS abilities include fluency with the data step, arrays, and the SAS Macro language. Candidates are expected to have experience with the GLM, GENMOD, MIXED, GLIMMIX, GPLOT, SGPLOT, and REPORT procedures. In addition, candidates should understand the ODS system for exporting and formatting tables and figures. Last, and rather importantly, candidates are expected to be well read and interested in continuing to read the literature, both journals and books, in order to keep up to date with current developments in the field.

Psychometricians are expected to present at scientific conferences and/or publish in peer-reviewed journals. The psychometricians at EO work closely with all project team members and will be expected to effectively manage collaborations with fellow research scientists within EO. The junior psychometrician will report directly to the Senior Director of Statistics and Psychometrics.

REQUIREMENTS: In terms of education and experience, psychometricians will have:

  • A doctorate degree in psychometrics or in biostatistics with strong training in psychometrics and latent variable modeling techniques.
  • Masters-level and ABD candidates may be considered so long as experience and ability are sufficient.
  • Candidates must have a publication record, and provide at least two publications for review.
  • Previous work experience as one or more of the following:
  • RA on NIH/NSF/DPI/etc. funded research.
  • Independent research institute positions.
  • Industry full/part-time/internship positions.
  • Other supervised psychometric consulting positions.
  • Eligible candidates will be expected to pass a programming test conducted in the applicant’s own time over the course of one week, with final results and documented code returned to the examiner at the close of seven days.

Priority will be given to candidates with at least one first-authored publication and a publication record demonstrating an ability to collaborate with many different researchers in different applied areas.

PACKAGE: Endpoint Outcomes offers a competitive salary, generous vacation time, health and dental insurance (full coverage) in a friendly and informal office environment. Other perks include working at home one day a week and an annual stipend to cover miscellaneous costs such as cell phone, tuition, transportation and gym reimbursement.

APPLY: If you feel you could succeed in a motivated, talented team at the forefront of its field, please submit your CV along with one first- or second-authored manuscript for review, together with a cover letter, to: careers@endpointoutcomes.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Endpoint Outcomes does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters.

(Senior) Research Associate

We wish to hire a (Senior) Research Associate for our office in Boston or Long Beach, California. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in conducting academic-type, patient-centric research in a fast-paced, consulting setting. Specifically, (Senior) Research Associates interact with patients with various diseases to determine how their diseases impact their health-related quality of life. Ultimately the research you do with help inform the development of clinical outcome assessments for use in clinical trials by our clients, pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

From us you can count on a commitment to provide on the job training in an open environment where we will help you to do your job and develop professionally in this challenging field. From you we require a commitment to learn, a willingness to take on projects you have not done before and a solid commitment to meeting our clients’ expectations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Your role and responsibilities will be varied: you will primarily work on US-based projects, but there is some opportunity to work on international projects (primarily in Europe) as well. You will be working as a member of a project team and will be involved in performing a range of research and administrative activities including, but not limited to:

  • Performing literature reviews
  • Preparing study documents
  • Interviewing patients across the United States
  • Coding and analyzing qualitative patient-level data
  • Attending meetings with clients
  • Preparing meeting minutes, status reports, and logistical support for various tasks
  • Assisting with the drafting of reports, posters and manuscripts

(Senior) Research Associates work closely with all project team members and report directly to a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager or Associate Director.

REQUIREMENTS: You are someone who likes to do research, and ideally has some experience conducting academic-type research. Since we provide a lot of on the job training we do not look for a specific profile. Candidates considered for the Research Associate role may have a liberal arts degree or may have studied in the health care field. Candidates considered for the Senior Research Associate role have 1-3 years previous experience in a job with similar responsibilities and requiring similar skills, or have recently obtained a master’s degree in a health-related field. Regardless of the role, it is crucial that you write well (and you like to write), you are organized, you are social and you can communicate well with patients and physicians. Knowledge of the drug development process is a plus. Domestic travel required.

PACKAGE: Endpoint Outcomes offers a competitive salary, generous vacation time, health and dental insurance (full coverage) in a friendly and informal office environment. Other perks include working at home one day a week and an annual stipend to cover miscellaneous costs such as cell phone, tuition, transportation and gym reimbursement.

APPLY: If you feel you could succeed in a motivated, talented team at the forefront of its field, please submit your resume/CV, together with a cover letter, to: careers@endpointoutcomes.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Endpoint Outcomes does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters.