Talented Medical Doctor with research experience to support clinical development in NASH
We are looking for a talented Medical Doctor with research and/or clinical development experience. Join us and you will be part of a team of talented colleagues in a great working environment. We offer you the opportunity of using your medical background and research experience, your analytical skills and creativity to drive the clinical development of innovative treatments that will make a difference for people suffering from chronic metabolic diseases.
About the department
Medical and Science, GLP-1 Diabetes, NADs & Complications is part of Global Development in Søborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. We are medically responsible for clinical development programmes within diabetes, diabetic complications and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Our responsibilities include planning and execution of clinical trials (phase 1-4) and providing medical and scientific support to health authority interactions (e.g. Investigational New Drug (IND) and New Drug (NDA) Applications). Currently, the department consists of nine medical specialists (MDs).
As a medical specialist you will be involved in a great variety of tasks supporting our projects in close collaboration with many other skill types such as Trial Operations, Biostatistics and Global Drug Discovery (pre-clinical research). You will play a leading role in designing clinical trials, provide medical oversight in the trial conduct phase, interpret trial data including risk-benefit profiles of drugs, document trial results and support regulatory submissions. You will give oral presentations internally and externally and co-author publications of trial data.
Specifically, you will be part of driving our projects within the NASH portfolio with early-stage and late-stage clinical trials and support our activities in NASH biomarker development, and you will be given the opportunity and time to dedicate yourself to become a medical specialist within this area. You will work with external advisors and key opinion leaders in the NASH field, and we expect you to understand how to establish and maintain these professional relationships.
You hold a university degree as a Medical Doctor and have clinical practice experience, ideally from hepatology or endocrinology, and have documented research experience such as a PhD and/or clinical development experience. Experience as (co)-investigator in clinical trials is a plus, but most importantly, you are a lifelong learner and welcome the opportunity to develop new skills and gain further experience within drug development.
You thrive in a dynamic and international environment with attention to high quality and innovation. You have excellent communication skills (proficiency in written and spoken English), as well as strong coordination/planning and collaborative capabilities. Key attributes include analytical and strategic skills, creativity, flexibility and ability to prioritise tasks. Successful candidates are dedicated team players with the ability to collaborate with many different stakeholders with diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. We recognise applicants comes from a variety of professional backgrounds and we do not expect you to know everything. Therefore, all new employees will be given individual tailored introductions programs.
Up to 15% travelling should be expected.
Working at Novo Nordisk
At Novo Nordisk, we use our skills, dedication and ambition to help people with diabetes and related chronic metabolic diseases. We offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion, commitment and a patient-centric mind-set, are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.
Our decisions are guided by the Triple Bottom Line principle, which means that we are committed to do business in a way that is financially, socially and environmentally responsible. We always go for what is best for the patient, and we always consider how our actions may impact people, communities and the environment. We are a global organisation and welcome Danish and international applicants, and we offer mobility and relocation support.
For further information, please contact Morten Hansen at +45 3079 9386.
Please submit your Cover Letter (application), CV and other relevant papers online no later that 30 April, 2019.
Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.