H. Lundbeck A/S 010 - Research and Development

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.

Read more at http://www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.

Our approximately 5,300 employees in 55 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. We have research centres in China and Denmark and production facilities in China, Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 14.6 billion in 2015 (EUR 2 billion; USD 2.2 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck .


Data Science / Bioinformatics Project Manager

Are you an experienced specialist in working across the fields of statistics, computer science, bioinformatics, and biology? Do you thrive by managing projects and ensuring progress? Would you like to be part of a global company striving for global leadership within psychiatry and neurology by improving the lives of patients? Then there is an opportunity to join the Biometrics Division at H. Lundbeck A/S and become a member of our newly-created department ‘Bioinformatics’.
Biometrics is a division within Clinical R&D. In total we are 80 Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, and Data Scientists located in Copenhagen and Singapore. The Bioinformatics department consists of 11 people with background and experience in mathematics, statistics, bioinformatics, machine learning, computer science and neuroscience. The team is focused on development and application of state-of-the-art approaches to help understanding of disease mechanism, genetic variants, biological pathways and biomarkers with the goal of developing innovative treatments
The position is placed Lundbeck’s headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Your job and key responsibilities

As Data Science / Bioinformatics Project Manager, you apply your expertise within data science / bioinformatics and project management to organize and ensure progress in our data science and bioinformatics projects. You and the team will work closely together with biologists and clinicians to improve the biological understanding of the targets and diseases, and to investigate and define patient segments based on a variety of data types including genomics and clinical data from the CNS indications on which Lundbeck focuses; Schizophrenia, Depression, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. You will be the project manager for our collaboration with IBM and will be actively involved with collaborators within academia, scientific communities and international consortia. 

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 active participation in cross-functional teams including Research and Development.


Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications:

  • has a PhD or M.Sc. degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, or Engineering possibly combined with a degree within neuroscience or other life sciences
  • has significant applied experience with one or more of the core competence areas; bioinformatics, machine learning, and mathematical modelling
  • has a proven track record with project management within Data Science and/or Bioinformatics
  • is innovative, curious, creative, analytical, 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 Director Bioinformatics Alastair Clewlow on alcl@lundbeck.com or +45 30 83 51 77 or contact VP Biometrics Ingrid Sofie Harbo on insh@lundbeck.com or +45 30 83 20 04. Your application and CV should not be sent via email. We also recommend that you have a look at our website http://www.lundbeck.com .

Your application

Please go to http://www.lundbeck.com/global/career where you will find this position in the list of job opportunities to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than 22 October 2017.


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