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Medical & Science specialist

Salary Competitive

The Medical & Science Specialist is an essential member of our team, responsible for driving new product innovation and leading and supporting clinical research with expertise in regulatory, scientific, medical, psychological, and nutritional sciences. They will evaluate product innovations, including gathering, organizing, and analyzing product reviews and competitive product analyses. They will also plan, organize, finalize, and report soft funding applications, research funding applications, and lead medical trials.

To be considered for this role, candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, basic knowledge of Medicine, Nutrition or Psychology, and Regulations, and experience in leading clinical and scientific projects. They must have extensive experience leading research projects, writing research reports and publications, supervising researchers or students, and successfully landing research funding. Effective communication of scientific publications, government documents, and health information to non-scientific audiences is also essential.

The ideal candidate should be highly responsible and motivated, able to work effectively in a team environment, and independently in a flexible work environment with changing priorities. They should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving skills, analytical skills, a critical mindset, and fluency in English and Norwegian. (German language skills are a plus)

We are excited to have you join our team and look forward to hearing from you soon!

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in product innovation

  • Collect, organize, and analyze health data

  • Plan, organize, analyze, and lead medical trials and medical innovation projects

  • Manage the medical innovation process of the product and ensure it meets high medical standards

  • Initiate and promote high-quality research projects both internally and externally

  • Attract relevant networks and partners for research, as well as strategic medical and scientific collaborations and partners

  • Lead, write, or co-write soft-funding and research applications and reports in relevant fields

  • Attract and supervise master's students and other students interested in projects

  • Communicate product and science to scientific and non-scientific audiences

  • Support the sales team

  • Lead and assist Research and Development (R&D) projects

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required to Perform Major Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. medicine, nutrition, biomedicine, psychology, or physiotherapy)

  • Publications after a relevant PhD

  • Knowledge of medicine, nutrition, and regulations

  • Leadership experience and experience in leading clinical and scientific projects

  • Statistical knowledge and medical writing skills to publish scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Successfully finalized research applications and reports, soft-funding, and raised grants

  • Ability to assess and communicate product innovation, scientific publications, government documents, and health information to non-scientific audiences

  • Highly responsible and motivated individual with a commercial skillset

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently in a flexible work environment with changing priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Norwegian and English

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Critical and solution-oriented mindset

  • German language skills are a plus, but not mandatory.

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive salary and pension plan.

  • A MacBook/PC and a choice of mobile phone.

  • Possibility of a flexible workplace. We have offices in Tromsø and Oslo. You also have the flexibility to work partly from home for a couple of days during the week.

  • Five weeks of vacation.

  • For the right person, access to our employee share incentive scheme.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Challenging tasks on a wide range of projects.

  • Career development opportunities as a manager.

  • This a unique opportunity to contribute to a fast-growing tech scale-up in Norway.

For more information or questions please contact us at maria@lifeness.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

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Working at
Lifeness AS

We want to help people live a healthy life with our digital platform that connects health professionals with the patient. With evidence-based and personalized treatment we will make an impact on the worlds third largest cause of mortality; Obesity. We are based in Norway and are thinking globally. Therefore you will find our team members in different countries around the world.

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