Senior Psychometrician - Patient-Reported Outcomes

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
RTI International is an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition with a worldwide staff of nearly 6,000. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in and centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.
RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, is an independent and internationally recognized research organization. We provide scientifically rigorous research and consulting services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics companies. Our research and consulting services focus on gathering evidence, analyzing results, increasing understanding, and providing greater clarity to help reveal the benefits, risks, value, and potential of our client’s products. Our various practice areas include: Market Access and Outcomes Strategy, Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment, Health Economics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Biostatistics, Surveys and Observational Studies, and Health Preference Assessment.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessment (PCOA) group is looking to add a Senior Psychometrician to work collaboratively in a group that specializes in assisting clients with the development and psychometric evaluation of instruments used in clinical trials (e.g., patient-reported outcome [PRO] measures). RTI-HS psychometricians are responsible for implementing a variety of technical analyses, ensuring the accuracy of analytic methods and results, and independently designing, planning, and completing research studies to support project and client needs.
In this role, you will:
  • Design, oversee, and conduct classical and modern test theory analyses, interpretation of meaningful change, and post-hoc statistical analyses to support evaluations of clinical outcome assessments for regulatory review.
  • Accurately analyze, interpret, and clearly communicate psychometric results to clients within specified deadlines and produce high-quality psychometric analysis plans, technical reports, and manuscripts.
  • Contribute to the writing of proposals
  • Communicate effectively (via email, telephone, and in-person) with clients and team members.
Please include a cover letter highlighting your experience using psychometric evaluations in a clinical setting.
  • Master’s degree in quantitative psychology, statistics, biostatistics, or related field with at least 10 years of directly realted experience, or a PhD and a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience
  • Extensive experience independently preparing psychometric analysis plans and reports of clinical outcome assessments for regulatory review
  • Demonstrated SAS skills (required) and expertise in at least one latent variable software package (e.g., MPLUS)
  • Demonstrated experience using R
  • Significant experience related to the psychometric evaluation of outcome measures, including classical psychometric methods (e.g., evaluations of test-retest reliability and internal consistency), exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and Rasch Measurement and/or Item Response Theory
  • Experience implementing hierarchical linear modeling, repeated measures models, mixture models
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as team leader
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (both written and oral)

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
RTI International
RTI International

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RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For job openings and career information, visit RTI reserves the right to remove any inappropriate or unauthorized content posted or contributed to its LinkedIn page.
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