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Careers and jobs

At the Novo Nordisk Foundation, we want to attract the best candidates who share our vision of contributing to improving people’s lives and the sustainability of society.

our workplace

The Foundation as a workplace

A career at the Novo Nordisk Foundation gives you the opportunity to work:

  • On important projects that benefit society
  • With key actors within research and development in Denmark
  • As part of a dedicated team that is passionate about creating value for society
We offer a committed and professional workplace in which we emphasise ensuring that our colleagues thrive, are challenged and have opportunities to develop their potential.


A growing organisation

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has broadened its international focus and increased grants significantly in recent years, and our organisation is therefore growing.

We are more than 180 dedicated colleagues with different educational backgrounds and nationalities, and are currently looking for talented people to join us.

Together with our experienced managers, our employees have a unique opportunity to influence the Foundation’s development.


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You can meet many of the Foundation’s employees on our LinkedIn page and read more about all our activities


100 years have passed

100 years have passed since our founders created what is now the Novo Nordisk Foundation. We are sure they would find today’s world a much better place than the one they lived in.

As we mark our centennial, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reaffirms its commitment to being a catalyst for better human and planetary health. We are mindful of the responsibilities that come with being a resourceful organization. We pledge to be transparent about our work, involve our stakeholders in shaping our strategies, and address the concerns that some may have with the science and technologies that we support. Only this way can we earn the trust of our stakeholders and make a meaningful impact, together.

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