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Clinical Study Researcher

16/08/2019 Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Would you like to have an impact on the health of vulnerable persons by delivering credible evidence for our nutritional solutions? Then this role might be just what you are looking for!

Your Mission

You will use your methodological and scientific expertise in different phases of a clinical study in humans ranging from the early phase of translating business needs in the right study design to writing the clinical study report and being involved in writing scientific publications.

As a Clinical Study (CS) Researcher, you will be a member of the Clinical Research Methodology Team of Janneke de Wilde for the therapeutic areas Frailty and Disease Related Malnutrition within the Specialized Nutrition Research Organization – Adult Innovation department. You will have a key role in designing the study, writing the protocol, developing statistical analysis plans, interpreting results and writing clinical study reports. You will work in close collaboration with Scientists, CS Managers, Data Managers and Statisticians, as well as other stakeholders within Danone Nutricia Research to ensure the right data is collected and the right analyses are performed. You will be a member of a multidisciplinary team(s) and report to the Team Leader Adult Clinical Methodology.

About the Job

In this role you will provide scientific and methodological expertise in Clinical Research Projects in humans on frailty and disease related malnutrition. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Providing methodological support during all phases of the clinical study
  • Writing the study protocol
  • Assess scientific feasibility of a study protocol and be involved in investigator selection
  • Writing the scientific part of a Statistical Analysis Plan
  • Interpretation of results, writing the clinical study report and contribute to scientific publications
  • Safeguard the quality of the study
  • Collaboration with science teams and clinical study teams
  • Build and maintain internal and external network of Key Opinion Leaders, investigators, experts and other stakeholders
  • Supervise third parties if activities are outsourced.

About You

We are looking for a Clinical Study Researcher with:

  • A Master’s degree in Health Sciences, Life Sciences or related scientific discipline
  • Experience in (international) clinical research
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines, clinical study methodology and statistics\
  • (Medical) writing skills and/or familiar with medical terminology

In order to be successful in the role of CS Researcher you have excellent communication skills in English. You like to engage with multidisciplinary project teams within Danone Nutricia Research as well as with various internal and external stakeholders. Due to your great time management and organizational skills you are able to work on multiple clinical studies. You are passionate about connecting people to achieve high quality results. Next to this, you are pro-active and you are able to switch easily between different therapeutic areas. You get energized by working in a team and you like to work very precise and to solve complex challenges.

About Us

Danone’s mission is brining health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature ‘One Planet One Health’ embodies.

Nutricia Research Center for Specialized Nutrition located in the Utrecht Science Park in the Netherlands is a state-of-the-art innovation center for the development of new product, process and packaging concepts for Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. We create formulas that provide clinically substantiated healthy benefits for vulnerable consumers – infants, toddlers, older adults and patients.

We offer

Humanism, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure. At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary and yearly bonus, depending the seniority level. Furthermore, benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

What's Next?

Does this sound interesting? Apply for the role before September 20th 2019 via our Career Website. Please note that applications via email cannot be processed due to GDPR regulations.

If you have any question about the position or the recruitment procedure, please contact Ingrid Szary (Talent Manager R&I) via +31 6 11 81 52 42 or

Ingrid Szary
Talent Manager R&I