Senior Biostatistician

Do you want a broad and exciting responsibility in a skilled and friendly team?

Do you have a theoretical statistical background and some years’ experience within medical research? Are you at the same time looking for a job where you can unfold your skills across multiple aspects in ground breaking R&D projects? If so, we have just the perfect match for you. LEO Pharma has set the ambitious goal to become the world dermatology leader. We want to offer the most diverse range of treatment solutions. As Senior Biostatistician you will become key player in making our vision come true.


Statistician for our clinical 

Your overall objective is to support clinical development projects with vital statistical input to individual clinical trials. You can look forward to share knowledge and collaborate with other Statisticians and Programmers within Biostatistics as well as many other highly skilled experts. Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Provide statistical input to clinical trial protocols including design, sample size, power calculations and statistical methodology
  • Analyse clinical trial data and provide input to clinical trial reports related to the development of new medicines
  • Deliver statistical input to publications of clinical trial data
  • Collaborate with Contract Research Organisations, CROs
  • Create data summaries for the authorities, e.g. FDA, EMA and PMDA – in close collaboration with regulatory professionals and medical experts
  • Provide statistical advice to other scientists within R&D and perform analyses of experimental non-clinical data


Additionally, you will get the opportunity to impact our efforts to continuously improve the department’s procedures and optimisation of best practices.


Statistician with +2 years’ experience within medical research

You have a solid theoretical statistical background e.g. M.Sc. or PhD in statistics. This is preferably backed by +2 years’ experience within medical research and a professional interest in applied statistics.

Your success will to a wide extent be founded within your ability to create results via collaboration with many different people across multiple areas of expertise. This takes an open-minded and positive approach as well as respect and curiosity. Additionally, you must be able to explain your results, conclusions and recommendations in a way that is understandable to people without your personal expertise, in written and spoken English.


The Biostatistics department – your new 

You will join a team of 16 biostatisticians, 11 statistical programmers and our Head of the department at the LEO Pharma headquarters in Ballerup, Greater Copenhagen. You can look forward to join a team that is very well functioning. We work in a good and informal atmosphere characterised by helpfulness and a common drive for breaking new land.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 5,300 people worldwide.
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Application deadline: 29/06/2018

Location: Ballerup, Copenhagen

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Contacts: Mette Bech Milsgaard
Mobile: +45 2566 4128