Danish Medicines Agency: Leading Biostatistician with experience in Big Data and advanced analytics

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Do you have a track-record of leading a team of biostatisticians? Do you have a passion for Biostatistics? Do you want to be involved in approval and surveillance of novel and advanced therapeutics? Do you want to use your knowledge for the benefit of patients throughout Europe? Do you want help establish and expand a relatively new biostatistics function at The Danish Medicines Agency? Do you have experience and interest in working with large and complex data sets from a variety of sources? Then a job at the Danish Medicines Agency (DKMA) might be just what your next career move should be.  
About the Danish Medicines Agency (DKMA)  
We are the national authority for approval and surveillance of medicines and devices based in the heart of Copenhagen. About 450 employees perform tasks on a daily basis both on a national level and on behalf of the European Union. We participate actively in Committees and Working Parties at the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
The position is anchored in the division for medical evaluation and biostatistics, which encompasses all quantitative and medical (human and veterinary) evaluation across the agency. We give input to all functions in the agency such as drug approvals and pharmacovigilance as well as devices and scientific advice.
We have recently announced a Data Analytics Centre to be built within the frame of the DKMA. The Biostatisticians will perform analytical tasks on behalf of the center dealing with Raw Data analysis, as well as analysis of Real World Data in all formats from a variety of data sources.
Your experience and profile  
As an ideal candidate you have relevant training in Natural sciences with work extensive experience as a biostatistician. Furthermore are we looking for leadership/entrepreneur experience leading teams and building up a biostatistical function. Experience from biotech or the pharmaceutical industry or a strong research experience is highly appreciated. Knowledge of the clinical drug development process required. Big Data and advanced analytics are areas of particular interest that you will be working with in addition to supervising the existing biostatistics work in the areas of Scientific Advice and review of applications for marketing authorizations.

We expect you to:
• Be fluent in English both spoken and written. Knowledge of a Scandinavian language is beneficial.
• Be able to work in a high-paced international environment with many stakeholders and tight timelines.
Pragmatism and an ability to juggle many tasks while ensuring the highest standards for statistical evaluation is essential.
You will be part of a diverse and ambitious environment with many different competencies. You will find commitment, humor, respect and dedication in some highly skilled colleagues.
We aim to challenge and develop all employees to ensure their competencies are up to date and continuously strengthened.
About the employment
Employment will be according to the agreements in place between the Ministry of Finance and the Central Union for Academics in Denmark. Individual salary negotiation possible according to qualifications. There is a possibility for employment as a special consultant or chief consultant depending on qualifications.
Employment is full time and with the possibility for flexibility regarding working from home to a certain degree.
Contact  
Director of division Nikolai Brun telephone +45 25 26 52 88.
Read more about the DKMA on WWW.LMST.DK/EN
We encourage all to apply regardless of age, gender, religion, handicap, ethnic background and sexual orientation.

 

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