Modelling Specialist

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Søborg, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Do you wish to be a part of our modelling team focusing on pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) from clinical studies? Can you help us in guiding decisions in clinical drug development using clinical trial simulations?  If so, then you could be a part of our growing area! We are hiring for multiple openings and are open to considering junior to senior level scientists. Levels are determined commensurate with experience. Apply today!


The position can be based in Denmark (Copenhagen or Aalborg), Boston (US) or in the following cities where we have our offices:


Istanbul, London, Madrid, Mainz, Oxford, Paris, Zurich and Warsaw.


For locations outside our main office in Copenhagen extensive experience is required.



Novo Nordisk has a clear purpose of driving change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases. To support this, a new Data science organisation has been established in which Pharmacometrics is anchored. Our vision is to ensure Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare leader powered by data, analytics, and digital technologies. We are therefore looking for strong modelling scientists to help us reach our goals.



The position

As modelling scientist, you will be part of multidisciplinary project teams where you will be responsible for modelling plans for the project and follow them to completion. This includes modelling data from ongoing clinical programs, presenting and guiding the project team on the results, and simulations of new trials to be initiated.



You have minimum a Master´s degree, preferably a PhD, with expert knowledge in statistics, engineering, pharmacy or other relevant scientific disciplines. You are proficient in pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PKPD), statistical methodology, and data interpretation combined with hands-on experience performing PKPD model-based analyses using R (and/or NONMEM).


In addition to this, it is beneficial if you have:


  • Experience working with clinical trial data
  • Experience from a similar position will be an advantage
  • Good presentation and communication skills are essential
  • Fluency in English both orally and written



About the department

The Pharmacometrics department supports the entire Novo Nordisk development portfolio with model-based analyses and clinical trial simulations from planning and execution of first in human trials to registration. We are a team of dedicated modelling scientists with an important role in the development of new drugs at Novo Nordisk as responsible for designing, analysing, interpreting, communicating, and reporting pharmacometrics analysis at all stages of clinical drug development.



Working at Novo Nordisk

By being patient-focused, we have achieved a market leading position and we continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead – both as a company and as individuals. Working here mean joining a team of highly qualified, ambitious colleagues with a passion to bring better treatments to the people who need them. We strive for always keeping our positive and collaborative atmosphere in our daily work and there is good work-life-balance.



For further information, please contact Kirsten Riber Bergmann at +45 3448 0859 or Jonas Kildegaard at +45 3079 7033.



16 October 2022


Please note, that screening and interview will be done on an ongoing basis. If the right candidates apply the position may be closed before deadline.




We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


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.