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Career in the pharmaceutical industry with Medaffcon

Medaffcon Oy is a Espoo, Finland, based Medical Affairs and Market Access consulting company. As of March 2023, Medaffcon’s personnel consists of some 30 full-time employees. Medaffcon’s core competences are our strong medical, scientific, industrial and health economic knowledge and experience, outstanding process and project management and our wide-ranging cooperation network. We at Medaffcon dive into our clients’ challenges and customise practical solutions for them.

Scientific Advisor / Epidemiologist

Medaffcon is looking for an Epidemiologist / Scientific Advisor to plan, coordinate and execute customer projects.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with a curious and innovative mindset to join our team. Applicants are expected to have a relevant academic degree MSc / PhD in the field of epidemiology / life science / medical science / pharmacy. The position requires good problem solving and analytical skills, knowledge on study designs, and data sources, good stress tolerance and ability to multitask and work independently. Excellent project management and communication skills (including scientific presenting and writing in English) are needed to successfully run the tasks.  

Medaffcon offers an exciting position in a non-hierarchical and creative team environment. The person will be involved in versatile, scientifically interesting projects in the field of healthcare and real-world evidence research. We provide comprehensive training in our procedures and processes.  

The person can be based in Finland, Sweden or Denmark.

The tasks in the positions will include: 

  • Project management and customer contact 
  • Scientific writing of protocols, reports, and manuscripts 
  • Statistical interpretation 
  • Contact with healthcare professionals for project execution 

To succeed in the positions the applicant should have: 

  • Epidemiological skills and understanding of statistical analyses 
  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Excellent written and oral skills in one Nordic language and English 
  • Excellent collaborative and social skills 
  • Relevant educational background 

Additional advantages to succeed in the position include:

  • Knowledge of real-world evidence data sources and study application processes across the Nordics 
  • Written and oral fluency in Finnish  


The recruiting manager is RWE Lead Mariann Lassenius. For further information, contact by email (

To apply for the position, please send your written application together with your CV by 27.3.2023 to In your application, please include information on your possible starting date and salary request.

Interested in a career in the pharmaceutical industry or healthcare?

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Our vision is to be the preferred partner, setting the standard of quality within our industry. We want to provide our customers in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare with added-value and meaningful solutions. To achieve these goals we are constantly looking to build our expertise.

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