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Senior Director, RWD Analytics and Innovation

Company: Citeline
Location: Remote, United States
Date Posted:
Employment Type: Full Time
Job ID: R-408

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Citeline is one of the world's leading providers of data and intelligence on clinical trials, drug treatments, medical devices and what's new in the regulatory and commercial landscape. Relying on us to deliver vital advantage when making critical R&D and commercial decisions, our customers come from over 3000 of the world’s leading pharmaceutical, contract research organizations (CROs), medical technology, biotechnology and healthcare service providers, including the top 10 global pharma and CROs. 
From drug and device discovery and development to regulatory approval, and from product launch to lifecycle management, we provide the intelligence and insight to help our customers seize opportunities, mitigate risk and make business-critical decisions, faster. As the pharma and healthcare sector faces unparalleled upheaval, customers rely on our independent advice, enabling them to cut through the clutter and make sense of changing drug development, regulatory and competitive landscapes.
Now, Citeline is proud to be a part of Norstella, an organization that consists of market-leading pharmaceutical solutions providers united under one goal: to improve patient access to life-saving therapies. Within this organization, Citeline plays a key role in helping clients connect the dots from pipeline to patient.

The Role:


We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Senior Director of RWD (Real-World Data) Analytics and Innovation to lead real-world data special projects, such as building multimodal datasets, piloting new analytical capabilities, harmonizing disparate data sources, and data strategy projects. This role will be pivotal in integrating diverse data sources, including laboratory data, electronic medical records (EMR), claims data, and social determinants of health (SDoH) data, to drive innovative analytical solutions and insights that support our strategic objectives.


  • Lead the design, development, and execution of innovative real-world data projects.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to integrate multimodal datasets, enhancing the scope and impact of our analytics capabilities.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership and cross-functional teams to align RWD initiatives with overall business objectives and strategic goals.
  • Drive the integration of diverse data sources, including lab, EMR, claims, and SDoH data, to create comprehensive and actionable datasets
  • Identify and implement innovative analytical methods and technologies to maximize the value of real-world data.
  • Ensure data quality, consistency, and compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Communicate complex analytical insights and project outcomes to diverse audiences, including senior executives and non-technical stakeholders.



  • 5+ years of experience working with and querying large real-world data databases
  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or related field
  • Strong proficiency in SQL
  • Deep understanding of life sciences industry and drug development lifecycle
  • Deep understanding of real-world data sources, including lab, EMR, claims, and SDoH data.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with attention to detail

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $150,000 to $200,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
Norstella is an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability or handicap, medical condition, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, reproductive health decision making, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.