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Statistical experts for drug development

Location: homebased work option.

Biostatistics | Denmark – Søborg/Aalborg

Novo Nordisk has a broad and expanding pipeline and we are therefore looking for experienced and strategic statisticians, at Specialist and Principal level, to help us reach our goals. If you can see yourself working in an inclusive, engaging and global environment where you can use your statistical expertise and quality mindset to bring clinical projects to registration and market then continue reading!

In Biostatistics we are approximately 250 statisticians and statistical programmers globally, organised in departments supporting our development projects (e.g. Diabetes, Obesity, Haemophilia, and other serious chronic diseases). Primarily we perform our statistical work in-house, thus we offer a wide variety of statistical tasks and challenges and provide a strong scientific community. We have many international employees and, we welcome non-local applicants. We maintain a positive and collaborative atmosphere in our everyday work and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

The position

We need you to take the lead in planning and coordinating both standard and more complex and time critical statistical tasks. Provide statistical input to project development plans, trial designs, clinical trial protocols, summary documents, publications etc. and engage in regulatory interactions. You must communicate statistical problems and ideas clearly to both statisticians and non-statisticians and contribute to statistical analyses needed for reimbursement and payers, helping to ensure that our products reach the right patients at the right time. You will be responsible for interpretation, presentation, and discussion of results both internally and externally. Depending on your qualifications, level of experience and interest you will take part in developing new statistical methodologies and recommendations, challenge our ways of working and drive innovation initiatives.


As a minimum you meet the following requirements:

  • MSc in Statistics (or equivalent theoretical background – please qualify in application).
  • 5 years of experience within clinical or bio-statistical research.
  • Act as driver and leading member of the project teams you are part of.
  • Independently and proactively set direction.
  • Flexible and positive mindset.

It will be a strong advantage if you have:

  • PhD in Statistics (or other relevant area).
  • Experience from a pharmaceutical company or other global organisation
  • Experience from project management and supervision of colleagues.
  • Experience with SAS, R or other programming languages.

The position will be made to match the seniority of the candidate and for the right candidate we offer the opportunity to work mostly homebased from European locations.

How to apply

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