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    If you enjoy being challenged, solving problems and working for the common good, Inflexxion™ is the place for you. This is an opportunity to be a part of a company that truly makes a difference in the lives of our consumers. The Inflexxion community is a collaborative environment where hard work and new ideas are valued.

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    Inflexxion employs approximately 60 people in diverse areas of expertise including psychological and social research, data management, project management, web development and design, and sales.

    We hire creative, smart, compassionate, innovative people who work closely with others to improve health behaviors through technology. Our staff is detailed, organized, and understands the project cycle. We offer competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.

    Below you will find our current job openings. For more information or to apply, please email your question, or cover letter and resume to hr.recruitment@inflexxion.com. We look forward to hearing from you.



    Click below to review open positions:

    Biostatistician - New opening!
    Research Scientist - New opening!
    Senior Epidemiologist
    User Experience Architect (2)



    Biostatistician - New opening!

     

    Description

    Inflexxion, Inc. is a behavioral science and interactive technology company that combines research with innovative solutions for critical areas of healthcare. We focus on developing scientifically-proven, web-based programs confronting health areas such as pharmaceutical health care risk management and substance abuse.

    We hire creative, smart, compassionate, innovative people who work closely with others to improve health behaviors through technology. Our staff is detailed, organized, and understands the project cycle. We offer competitive salaries and a full range of benefits.

    We currently have an opening for a level 1 biostatistician, reporting directly to the current biostatistician, to assist with all aspects of study design and analysis on grant-funded and private-contract projects. The ideal candidate will have an interest in innovative applied research. This is a hands-on role.

     

    Required Skills

    • Database manipulation skills, with strong attention to detail
    • Experience with application of a variety of statistical methods and ability to work on complex statistical problems
    • Expertise with principles of research methodology, including experimental study designs used in clinical and social science studies
    • Ability to write technically for reports, manuscripts, and grant submissions, as well as non-technically for presentation to non-scientific audiences
    • Good interpersonal skills to communicate with study staff of all levels

     

    Duties

    • Perform as statistician for select projects
    • Work with research staff (Principal Investigators, Research Scientists, Epidemiologists, Research Coordinators, and Project Managers as needed) during all phases of a study or project to assist with research design and study implementation questions
    • Participate in protocol development or clinical development plan process, including discussions of study designs, selection of endpoints, sample size determination, and preparation of statistical section of the protocol
    • Prepare statistical analysis plans and be able to present and support them with clients
    • Perform analyses on randomized trials testing the effectiveness of health promotion websites and write reports summarizing results
    • Prepare the statistical and power sections for grants submitted to government and private-sector institutions
    • Assist in writing results appropriate for publication in peer-reviewed journals
    • Serve as a member of the Scientific Review Committee, which reviews all research protocols before the initiation of a study

     

    Qualifications

    • M.S. degree, PhD is a plus
    • Early career statisticians/social scientists urged to apply
    • Excellent English skills
    • Strong skills in SAS or SPSS; longitudinal analysis skills (RMANOVA/ linear mixed modeling) are a plus
    • Interest or background in psychology or the social sciences is a plus 

     

    Email: hr.recruitment@inflexxion.com

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    Research Scientist - New opening!

     

    Description

    Research scientists are involved with various types of research, including:

    Designing and evaluating technology-driven intervention programs and patient resources that promote positive health behaviors, such as treatment adherence, healthy chronic disease self-management, and more effective interactions between patients and health care providers

    Designing and conducting outcome and psychometric instrument development studies,

    Developing, validating and assessing novel surveillance and bioinformatics tools, including those that use social media, electronic momentary assessment (EMA), or other emerging technologies

    Designing observational studies to conduct evaluations, uncover risk and protective factors, and/or assess putative associations in the disease areas or populations of main focus at Inflexxion

     

    Required Skills

    • Demonstrated track record of scientific research and publication in peer-reviewed journals in areas related to clinical or health psychology, public health, or public health informatics
    • Experience should also include the design and implementation of health promotion or patient education interventions,  evaluation design and execution, and/or public health informatics method or tool validation
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
    • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment,
    • A thorough understanding of research methodology,
    • The ability to manage multiple projects, including budgets, contracts, and timelines,
    • Experience in interactive media research desirable   

     

    Duties

    • Leading multidisciplinary research teams,
    • Utilizing scientific and technical skills in conceptualizing, designing, obtaining support for, conducting, and managing grants from NIH, or other government, foundation, or industry sources.
    • Implementing dissemination activities through the publication of research papers, progress and technical reports, and presentation of posters and papers at scientific and professional meetings,
    • Designing, gathering, analyzing, preparing, and presenting data for use by sales and marketing personnel at Inflexxion,
    • Conducting (basic or advanced, as applicable) statistical analyses and collaborating with Inflexxion biostatisticians and epidemiologists,
    • As applicable, developing content for intervention programs with research teams or designing bioinformatics tools with Inflexxion’s technical team
    • Participating in Clinical Research group meetings
    • Directing the work of personnel on research projects, such and Project Mangers and Research Coordinators

     

    Qualifications

     The ideal candidate will possess a doctoral degree in a quantitative, biostatistical, or behavioral science (e.g., psychology, epidemiology, psychometrics, medical sociology, or related clinical or public health field).  Experience with analyses of behavioral health data (e.g., LCA) is a plus.

    Candidates must have a minimum of two years relevant post-graduate research experience (may include post-doctoral training).  Clinical and/or research training with clinical populations (preferably addictions and pain patients) is a plus.

     

    Email: hr.recruitment@inflexxion.com

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    Senior Epidemiologist

     

    Description

    We are seeking an experienced Epidemiologist with an interest or background in drug abuse or disease surveillance to join our Health Analytics Department.  This position will be responsible for carrying out a range of analytical epidemiologic investigations for client-based and other research projects including advanced descriptive and comprehensive analyses of surveillance data regarding substance use/abuse and other health outcomes.  The Epidemiologist will work closely with the Senior Director of Observational Epidemiology and other Inflexxion senior researchers/epidemiologists to plan, design, and conduct analyses for epidemiologic investigations as well as assist in development of study protocols, statistical analysis plans and writing scientific reports.  The ideal candidate should have a PhD or master degree with experience in epidemiology or public health and demonstrated skills with data analysis, survey methodology, interpretation and reporting of public health trends.  

     

    Required Skills

    • Sound understanding of collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.
    • Understanding of application and conduct of statistical methods (e.g., univariate and multivariate regression, stratified analyses).
    • Experience working with large databases and surveillance data.
    • Database manipulation skills, with strong attention to detail.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite applications, including MS Excel and MS Access.
    • Knowledge and experience with ArcGIS and/or SQL is a plus.
    • Work effectively with a multidisciplinary team. 

     

    Duties

    • Conduct epidemiologic analyses of surveillance data regarding substance use/abuse and other health outcomes data from Inflexxion’s proprietary and national databases.
    • Analyze data from multiple sources with the goal of identifying patterns and trends within defined populations.
    • Write proposals/grant applications, determine methodological techniques, hypothesis generation, and develop study protocols and statistical analysis plans. 
    • Develop, conduct, and analyze data from health-related surveys of various populations.
    • Work with scientific team to address client report development needs.
    • Prepare abstracts, slides and posters for presentations of project results.
    • Serve as independent project lead: coordinating tasks and work plans for assigned HA projects and client deliverables.
    • Participate in client-facing project meetings and interface with account managers and project team in order to coordinate deliverables.
    • May provide technical leadership, guidance and coordinate work of entry-level epidemiologists and research assistants. 

     

    Qualifications

    • PhD or Master (MS/MPH) degree with 5 or more years of experience in applied epidemiology, public health or related discipline or other experience conducting public health research.
    • Ability to apply epidemiological principles and methods to the analysis of health surveillance data, as well as evaluate and interpret epidemiological and statistical data.
    • Ability to interpret the significance of health and other data obtained from a variety of sources and draw appropriate conclusions.
    • Ability to identify the need for further investigation or other public health action from assessment of current data.
    • Have a sound understanding of research methodology including survey development.
    • Proficient in SAS and/or SPSS coding and the analysis of data utilizing statistical software. 

     

    Email: hr.recruitment@inflexxion.com

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    User Experience Architect (2)

     

    Description

    The User Experience Architect works closely with the Principal User Experience Architect to establish the organizational structure of large product initiatives. S/he analyzes the cognitive, behavioral and emotional processes of users to create and document associated product taxonomies. S/he collaboratively conducts user research and usability testing and reports on results throughout the Software Development Lifecycle. S/he works with the User Experience Design team to perform tasks in line with UCD principles and practice. 

     

    Required Skills

    • Collaborative
    • Strong active listening/communication skills
    • Good sense of humor
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Familiar with user-centric methodologies
    • Portfolio/project samples required

     

    Duties

    • Distill and organize large amounts of complex information into simple, useful, and usable application designs
    • Assist in the creation and refinement of user experience deliverables, such as task analyses, usage scenarios, site maps, flow diagrams, card sort plans, heuristic analysis, wireframes, personas, storyboards site audits, and information architecture diagrams.
    • Has experience producing annotated wireframes using Axure (or other compatible wireframing software)
    • Present user experience strategy and specifications at internal reviews and stakeholder meetings. Present decisions and alternate solutions based on user research, historical site analytics, and user-centered design best practices
    • Collect, synthesize and report detailed information about how users interact with Inflexxion products through various techniques including interviews, surveys, contextual inquiry, task analysis, focus groups and usability testing
    • Assist in the design and execution of usability tests at various stages of product development from early prototypes all the way through formal testing.
    • Communicate user experience design principles to cross-functional teams
    • Contribute to interface designs by providing guidance, ideas, and feedback to visual designers and developers.
    • Some experience creating personas and scenarios
    • Experience with social networking, personalization, B2B commerce, designing for mobile and portal sites a plus.

     

    Qualifications

    • BS or MS in Interaction Design, Human Factors/Engineering, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) or related field
    • 5+ years relevant User Experience Design or Human Factors experience preferably in an interactive agency environment.  

     

    Email: hr.recruitment@inflexxion.com

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