Senior Biostatistician

Would you like to help us develop our Biostatistics function and set the stage for the assessment of medicinal products and clinical trials? Would you be interested in working with a European Big Data strategy and providing high-level scientific advice? And would you like to play a part in setting the European agenda for the licensing of medicines – with a focus on data, analysis and statistical methods?  
Then come join us at the Danish Medicines Agency!  

The Danish Medicines Agency has a vision

The Danish Medicines Agency is Denmark’s national regulatory authority for the licensing and monitoring of medicinal products, medical devices and clinical trials. Our mission: “Effective, safe and accessible medicines and safe medical devices that benefit society”.  
Our vision is to become one of the leading drug regulatory authorities in Europe. This means that we want to be a key driver of European collaboration, obtain a strong international position and help boost Denmark as a leading life science nation.  
We are around 450 employees based in Copenhagen and through the European Medicines Agency (EMA) we collaborate with our colleagues from the other European drug regulatory authorities. Denmark has a seat on all the European committees for medicinal products and we participate in professional, international working parties together with experts from the other European countries.  

The Danish Medicines Agency offers a multidisciplinary workplace

The position is based in the Biostatistics function in our Medical Evaluation & Biostatistics division. This division contains the collective medical resources of the Danish Medicines Agency within licensing and pharmacovigilance. The Biostatistics function is set out to strengthen our biostatistics efforts and establish an efficient data-analytical environment. The function cooperates with all the relevant groups of the organisation.  

Your profile

You have a relevant master’s degree in statistics/mathematics or equivalent master’s degree in natural science. Research experience from e.g. a PhD programme is desired. You have considerable work experience in statistical analysis from the pharmaceutical industry or a strong research environment. Your professional expertise is essential. You are highly proficient in spoken and written English.  
In addition, it is important that you wish to enhance and further develop the quantitative data capabilities of the Danish Medicines Agency. We experience an increased demand for data analysis, also after approval. It is an advantage, if you have experience and interest in Real World Evidence and post approval data analysis. You possess an entrepreneurial mindset and you are motivated to develop the Biostatistics function. The Biostatistics function is in its beginning, with significant perspectives for the development of the function and for your career.  
To apply for the position, you need to:  
  • have an interest in and a flair for assessing clinical research and preferably experience in designing various types of clinical trials (phase I, II and III trials)
  • have a flair for big data 
  • be able to combine and balance details with being pragmatic
  • have excellent interpersonal skills, stay focused, maintain strong attention to detail and meet deadlines 
  • be motivated by working in a multidisciplinary and international environment where English is the working language, and you speak and write English proficiently
  • possess relevant line- or project management experience establishing new functions. 

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