Millions rely on us
At Novo Nordisk Research & Development, we focus on what we do best: developing life-saving treatments. It is our responsibility to take an innovative research idea and turn it into a product that makes a real difference to people requiring chronic care.
Our success is built on more than 90 years of innovation and commitment to patients
More than 90 years of experience of working with innovative biological medicines and understanding patients’ lives has given us the core competences and scientific expertise to concentrate on selected therapy areas where we know we can make a real difference; diabetes, obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders, and inflammation.
Working here, you’ll join a team of highly-qualified, ambitious colleagues with a passion to bring better treatments to the people who need them.
Our growth - your opportunity
Being part of Novo Nordisk Research & Development means working in one of the world’s largest and most successful biopharmaceutical companies - and we’re growing!
In the coming years, we will be recruiting for a diverse range of positions across our value chain. Therefore we always welcome talented people to ensure the continued success of Novo Nordisk.
We are especially looking for those with the following profiles:
- Medical doctors
- Protein scientists
- Pilot plant and drug development scientists
- International trial managers
- Biostatisticians and programming specialists
- Data managers
- Project managers/team leaders
- Regulatory professionals
- Quality scientists
- Lab technicians
... to name but a few!
Patients in focus
From molecule to market, our focus is always on the patient when developing best-in-class treatments. And joining us, you’ll be working in a team of highly qualified, ambitious colleagues with a shared passion and a common goal to develop high-quality products that improve the lives of people with serious chronic diseases.
“ By being patient-focused, we have achieved a market leading position and we continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead “
To reach this ambition, we combine world-class scientific, pharmaceutical, and clinical expertise with the highest ethical standards when bringing tomorrow’s research and clinical development to the next level. Giving the patients the opportunity to control their lives and forget that they are patients.
By being patient-focused, we have achieved a market leading position and we continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead - both as a company and as individuals.
Long-term thinking drives our activities
We pride ourselves on being a highly ethical company. We can keep our hearts in the right place, because we are owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation: a non-profit institution that provides a stable basis for our operations.
This unique ownership structure is the basis of our culture of long-term thinking and we continuously demonstrate our commitment to environmental and social responsibility in the way we carry out our business.
“ We continuously demonstrate our commitment to environmental and social responsibility in the way we carry out our business “
Working here, you will be part of a company where scientific integrity is standard and shared responsibility taken for granted. We believe that this truly sets us apart from other pharmaceutical companies.
Read more about our ownership structure and The Novo Nordisk Foundation here.
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Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, Chief Science Officer at Novo Nordisk, talks about the need to attract the best scientific talent from around the world.
Read more about our R&D strategy and research pipeline, our passion for proteins and our latest research publications at our dedicated R&D website.