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Real World Data Analyst, Medical Affairs



IT, Data Science
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

With the advent of genomic sequencing, digital imaging, and techniques for large-scale clinical data processing, we have powerful new weapons in the data-driven fight against cancer. We’re on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic and clinical data is used for evidence-based medicine.

On Tempus’ Real World Data Analytics (RWDA) team, we work with Key Opinion Leaders in academia and the research community to generate novel insights with real-world data. We work directly with the Tempus Medical Sciences Team and oncology research leaders to understand their goals and translate their scientific questions into exploratory data analyses.

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable Real World Data Analyst with experience and interest in oncology and/or molecular data. Top candidates will also have experience working with clinical and research data pipelines, and/or doing biostatistical, epidemiological, or HEOR research on observational healthcare data.


  • Collaborate on projects with external partners, helping them analyze unique cancer datasets
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to support the design, analysis, and interpretation of real-world clinical and molecular data
  • Communicate results and scientific findings on a regular basis, using appropriate communication and visualization tools commonly used for biological research
  • Stay current with the latest methodological advances in real-world studies
  • This position has the potential to publish abstracts and manuscripts and participate in poster presentations in collaboration with external partners

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health or a related field with 2+ years of experience working with clinical data, or Master’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, HEOR, or a related field
  • Familiarity with statistical modeling methods, expertise with observational datasets preferred
  • Strong proficiency in R or python and/or other programming languages
  • Strong project management skills: defining research questions, writing scientific roadmaps, tracking progress against those roadmaps, aligning scientific results with business outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Collaborative mindset, eagerness to learn, and a high-integrity work ethic


  • Experience doing inferential statistics on observational data
  • Experience putting data science workflows into production
  • Experience with version control, software testing, GCP technical stack
  • Understanding of cancer genomics


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.