Statistical Expert

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Aalborg, North Denmark Region, DK


Do you have a solid background within Statistics and in clinical or bio-statistical research? Do you want to work in a comprehensive, engaging, and global environment where you can use your statistical expertise and quality mindset to bring clinical projects to registration and market? Would you be excited to work for a pharmaceutical company that has a broad and expanding pipeline? If so, then this opportunity could be right for you, Apply today!


The position will be made to match the seniority of your background, and for the right candidate we offer the opportunity to work mostly home-based from European locations.



About the department

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

In Biostatistics, we are looking for a Statistical expert to work in selected clinical projects within the Other Serious Chronic Diseases and Outcomes area.


We are embarking on exploring new treatments within the Cardio-Vascular therapy area where we need a specialist to be accountable for providing statistical input to project development plans, trial designs, clinical trial protocols, briefing packages to authorities and engage in dialogue with regulatory authorities.


As a Statistical expert you will present results and contribute to the discussion and interpretation of the results both internally and externally. You will handle assignments concurrently and will work in close partnership with a team of highly skilled Statisticians and Statistical Programmers. We expect you to be able to communicate statistical problems and ideas clearly to both statistical colleagues as well as stakeholders from other functional areas.  


With the transformational journey that we have embarked on we are highly reliant on our employees drive for innovation and simplification. We therefore expect you to take part in some of the many initiatives that takes place throughout the organisation in order for us to reach our goals.



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



For further information, please contact Arun Krishnamurthy (+45 3075693).



9 October 2022.


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At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.