Associate Global Scientific Advisor

  Pharmacy Vacancy

Job title: Associate Global Scientific Advisor

Company: Novo Nordisk

Job description: Global Scientific Advisor, MedComm

Are you a life science graduate with research experience? Do you enjoy collaborating with peers in the medical field, interpreting and communicating scientific data? Does interacting with global medical leaders interest you? Then we have an opportunity for you within our Global Medical Affairs department.

About the department

Global Medical Affairs, GBS is an extension of the Global Medical Affairs, headquartered in Denmark (HQ), and is part of Global Business Services (GBS), Bangalore, India. The team consists of highly motivated global scientific advisors, project managers, graphic designers and publication managers working together with the Global Medical Affairs department in Søborg, Denmark and the Medical Affairs department in the US affiliate of the company.

Our core competencies include communicating scientific and medical knowledge on our products to the external scientific community and across the organisation, in-house content development, project management and publication planning for external medical events.

The position

As a Global Scientific Advisor, you will be part of a team of highly motivated and talented medical doctors and scientific project managers with clinical, research and/or pharmaceutical experience, who are passionate about drug development, medical and scientific education, and communication. You will use your analytical skills and your creativity towards communicating scientific ideas to a global audience.

As a Global Scientific Advisor, you will provide timely, accurate and credible scientific and medical input for a variety of projects pertaining to scientific communication around Novo Nordisk’s products. Your tasks will involve close collaboration and effective communication with various cross-functional stakeholders including colleagues from the US affiliate, global medical affairs and other functional areas. Another important part of the job is to engage in dialogue with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in different settings with focus on medical and scientific information and preparing their presentations for Novo Nordisk standalone events and international medical congresses.


  • Life science post graduate degree with at least 3 years of experiences in scientific communication and content development
  • M Pharm/PharmD/Ph.D (life sciences) with substantial clinical or research expertise
  • Preferred: A PhD in Life Sciences with previous pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Proven publication record having produced scientific articles independently – preferably as first author
  • An ability to work independently with pro-activity
  • It is an advantage if you have experience in working cross-culturally or in global teams
  • You thrive in a setting with a high level of complexity and have solid problem-solving capabilities and a positive attitude
  • You have excellent collaboration and communication skills and are fluent in professional English

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we use our skills, dedication, and ambition to help people with diabetes and obesity and other chronic diseases. We offer the chance to be part of a truly global work place, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.


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11 April 2022

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.

Expected salary:

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Job date: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 23:46:56 GMT

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