Senior Research Consultant, Evidence Synthesis

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: NL

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Research Prinicipal Biostatistician 

JOB SUMMARY: The Cytel team is looking for a scientific and strategic systematic reviewer with experience in advanced evidence synthesis and an ability to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways. Typically manages projects independently from proposal to completion. Acts as the client’s primary point of contact for project related communications, perhaps with support from technical experts where required and taking ownership for the needs of the client.


About CYTEL:

With over 90+ health economic and outcome research experts located in various countries, the Cytel team offers expertise in evidence synthesis, trial analyses, health economic modelling, comparative effectiveness analyses, medical writing and value communication.



· Design (systematic) literature reviews across different indications

o Define research questions relevant to the review objectives

o Develop literature searches across scientific literature databases (e.g., Medline, Embase)

o Develop inclusion and exclusion criteria based on the PICOS framework

o Manage project teams during the conduct of abstract and full-text screening

o Validate data extraction and finalise datasets

o Drive evidence synthesis efforts (e.g., technical reports, summary slide decks) and dissemination activities (e.g., manuscripts or conference abstracts)

o Contribute to the evaluation of whether meta-analyses and indirect comparisons are feasible

· Responsible for client communication, such as regular email communication and video calls, and present findings of the literature review work

· Contribute to business development through drafting project proposals and budgets

· Demonstrate project leadership in evidence synthesis projects to ensure a timely delivery of high quality work based on clients’ needs



Education: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Engineering, Data Science, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Health Economics or other relevant scientific field.

Experience: 4+ years of experience in the clinical trials or health research or consulting environment. Extensive experience and interest in advanced trial analysis and evidence synthesis.


· Extensive experience in systematic reviewing. Experience with meta-analyses, indirect treatment comparisons (ITC), or ITC feasibility assessments are appreciated.

· Interest in evidence synthesis methods including and its application within the context of regulatory and reimbursement requirements

· Comfortable presenting and interfacing with clients directly. Strong technical-writing, oral communication and presentation skills, excellent use of the English language.

· Curious, collaborative, entrepreneurial and self-motivated, with the ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, rapidly changing environment.

· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work constructively with both more junior and more senior colleagues, providing and receiving feedback.

· Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to execute in complex situations at the tactical level.