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Project Statistician


Region Hovedstaden




Research and Development

Application deadline

08 August 2018


Are you motivated by achieving results together with a cross-functional team and driving a clinical development project through regulatory approval; are you passionate about solving statistical challenges in a company striving for global leadership within psychiatry and neurology by improving the lives of patients; then you are the right person for our vacant position as Project Statistician in the Biostatistics section at H. Lundbeck A/S in Copenhagen.
The Biostatistics section is a dynamic section with a great diversity in tasks and strong involvement in all phases of drug development from research over first-in-man clinical studies to large regulatory submissions to agencies across the world. We have a strong focus on scientific development and knowledge sharing, and together we keep abreast of current practices in pharmaceutical R&D, state-of-the-art statistical methodology and contribute actively to scientific communities.
The Statistics Department consists of two sections; Biostatistics and Health Economics & Epidemiology Statistics. The department is part of the Biometrics Division, which also includes the departments Data Management & Programming and Bioinformatics. Biometrics has 85 engaged and competent employees, 70 located in Copenhagen and 15 in Singapore.

Your job
You will be the Project Statistician for a clinical development project working together with the cross-functional clinical project team. Project Statistician responsibilities include ensuring optimal designs and statistical strategies for the clinical studies and the clinical development plan in collaboration with other Lundbeck functions. You will be responsible for providing statistical input to the regulatory strategy and filing activities, providing statistical input for summary documents and acting as the statistical expert contact to regulatory authorities and external collaborators. You will lead the Biometric project team and be responsible for coordination of all biostatistical activities and for consistency and validity of the statistical methodology across the project. In addition, you will work as study statistician within the project. You will participate in preparing publications, and you will collaborate and contribute as the statistical expert in cross functional teams communicating statistics to non-statisticians.

We offer
In this setting, we offer an attractive and challenging job in a dynamic atmosphere with great opportunities for personal and scientific development and with focus on a good work-life balance

Your qualifications

Our preferred candidate

  • has a MSc or PhD degree in Statistics or Mathematical Sciences
  • is an experienced biostatistician at least 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical setting
  • has a strong interest in applying statistical and mathematical methods to biological problems
  • has programming experience and familiarity with statistical software packages such as SAS and R
  • is analytical, goal-oriented, innovative and proactive
  • is a team player and enjoys the interaction with colleagues and collaborators from different functional areas
  • is fluent in oral and written English

Further information
For further information, please contact Senior Director Anna Karina Trap Huusom on We also recommend that you have a look at our website

Your application
Please go to where you will find this position in the list of open vacancies, to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than 8. August 2018.

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric and neurological disorders. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of research within neuroscience. Our key areas of focus are depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with psychiatric and neurological disorders and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with psychiatric and neurological disorders – we call this Progress in Mind.


Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programmes and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research centre is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.2 billion in 2017 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via our LinkedIn company page.


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