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Medical Evidence Scientific Leader, Nordic Marketing Company

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Medical Evidence Scientific Leader, Nordic Marketing Company

Copenhagen, Espoo, Oslo, or Stockholm

Salary & Benefits Competitive

Turn our productive pipeline into a reality to impact patients

Here patients always come first – we address unmet needs, from nephrology to Immunology, and provide patient care along the entire journey.

Taking a forward-looking approach we look at the world through a different lens. We go above and beyond to find solutions that impact patients – harnessing science with technology and connecting the entire healthcare ecosystem.

A place where we lead from the front, inspiring and bringing others on our journey. It’s our visionary leaders who set the direction, rallying our enterprise behind a common goal, with clarity, empathy and energy.

It’s why we’re always reinventing what we do, to drive better patient outcomes. From evidence generation and clinical trials to AI technology, we’re changing medical practices, forever.

With new product launches, there are always diverse and exciting challenges. We love it – the pace, the energy and buzz.

Committed to your development, here we believe that your best is better here. There’s borderless development with opportunities for a global exchange of talent across different functions. Get to learn from the best, invested in to identify your own path with the support to get you there.

We are now searching for a Medical Evidence Scientific Leader with a flexible location in either Copenhagen, Espoo, Oslo, or Stockholm, to join our Nordic Medical Evidence team of 12 persons. The Nordic Medical Evidence team is a cross-functional research team responsible for our Real-World Evidence (RWE) studies and Externally Sponsored Research studies delivering more than 50 publications per year. We have an extensive collaboration with clinical experts, academic institutions, and contract research organisations (CROs) centers across the Nordics.


We are offering a unique opportunity to contribute with your research expertise for studies supporting our growing portfolio. You will play a crucial role in study design, data analyses, interpretation of findings and in dissemination of results across different therapeutic areas.

You will lead AstraZeneca-sponsored RWE studies requiring establishment and cultivation of research partnerships with academic institutions and CROs. You are also encouraged to promote good research practices and represent AstraZeneca’s position when interacting with external experts, collaborative groups, and CROs; and maintain functional abilities by keeping up to date on epidemiological advances.

It is important to have proven experience within the following areas: design and analyses of observational studies and other types of studies/research, as well as in-depth therapeutic knowledge. Excellent communication skills, a positive can-do attitude and ability to work in cross-functional teams are crucial.


  • Development and design of observational and other types of studies
  • Development of study protocols, study reports and publications
  • Dissemination of research findings, eg. as articles, posters and oral presentations for different audiences
  • Identification of evidence gaps (research questions) through cross-functional cooperation and translate these into specific projects
  • Provide research expertise in different cross-functional teams
  • Provide inhouse training within epidemiology, study design and statistics
  • Interaction with health authorities and relevant scientific communities regarding data, relevant study methods and research methodology

Essential requirements

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in epidemiology or related health science field and experience in the health care environment. Alternatively, an MSc with substantial experience in the health care environment or equivalent
  • Proven hands-on experience in observational research/epidemiology, or clinical research, including study design, analysis/interpretation of data, and dissemination of results
  • In depth knowledge of Nordic health care and health care data sources
  • Strategic mindset and good networking capabilities
  • Excellent knowledge in English language and at least one Nordic language
  • Integrity and high ethical standards

At AstraZeneca, we ’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

So, what’s next?

Complete your application before the below closing date.

This role is open from 11/01/2023. We encourage your application no later than 15/02/2023

Where can I find out more?

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