Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Postdoc in Medical Affairs (m/f)

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Provide Bayer AG input to key project discussions and decisions, in particular providing a strong Bayer AG voice in the development of projects like Haematological Malignancies, Cardiovascular Diseases and Prostate Cancer, to ensure alignment with Bayer AG's strategic aims, with especial focus on the developing standardised outcomes
  • Assess external data sources (health care databases, patient registries etc.) for their utility in addressing scientific questions in observational research
  • Support the design and implementation of observational studies and manage related project management tasks in support of the development programs
  • Identify and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and report on progress to internal groups, identify learnings and ensure best practices shared internally
  • Support epidemiological and data analytics perspectives, expertise and recommendations in identification and design of epidemiological studies
  • Assist in building and maintaining professional collaboration with external academic and research groups/data sources
  • Provide support to the critical review of relevant published medical and epidemiological literature


Who you are

  • Life Science/medical degree with a completed or ongoing PhD in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology and/or statistics  
  • Firsthand experience in epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology and/or statistics, ideally with some level of exposure to industry, a regulatory agency (e.g. EMA or FDA) or a public health/academic institution
  • Basic understanding of the drug development process and life cycle management
  • Background in studying cardiovascular diseases and oncology with special interest in utilizing existing databases for epidemiologic studies
  • Ability to support the design and execution of epidemiological observational research projects
  • Good knowledge of SAS, R packages, STATA, genomics  and other statistical data ware house programming languages such as SQL
  • Analytical skills and ability to apply statistical and epidemiological methodology in research projects
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team of scientists is essential
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English, including presentations and publications




This position is limited for two years.


Your application

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can show your passion for innovation? Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then send us your online application including cover letter, CV and references.




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Country: Germany
Location: Berlin
Reference Code: 23158