Senior Scientist for Analytical Laboratory

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The position as Senior Analytical Scientist offers a unique possibility to take part in the development of Symphogen antibody products. The position is in the Analytics and Formulation department and the analytical laboratory currently employ 4 scientists and 7 technicians.

In the Analytics and Formulation department we work with advancing our targets through lead selection and clinical development. As an Analytical scientist you will focus on method development and testing of samples from across our research and development programs in support of lead selection, characterization, and process development as well as formulation development, stability and release. You will be responsible for advancing generic analytical methods into project specific methods ready for transfer to the CMO as well as supporting the validation activities at external partners.

The analytical lab is equipped to cover all aspects of protein testing incl. UHPLCs, MS equipment, iCIEF, CGE/CE-SDS, MFI, CD, ELISA, DSC, MALS etc., and we are seeking a versatile scientist with knowledge within the field of analytical testing of biologics.

The successful candidate is self-driven, highly motivated and thrive in a busy and diverse working environment. You can prioritize and organize work assignments and processes in a lean manner, both independently as well as in smaller teams. Experience with CMC development and analytical testing of biologics is a requirement and experience from late stage CMC development and launch is an advantage. You will be working in a non-GMP environment, but knowledge about GMP is favorable.

You will be part of a project-driven organization and an important member of the project team. You will work in cross-functional collaboration with colleagues from other departments to ensure development progress of Symphogen’s antibody lead candidates. 

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant education as cand.pharm., cand.scient., cand.polyt. or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience with testing of biopharmaceuticals (primarily HPLC, iCIEF, CGE/CE-SDS)
  • At least 3 years of experience with CMC development
  • Strong communication and language skills, written and verbal (English)
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, team player with commitment, initiative and humor 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience from late stage CMC development projects and launch
  • Experience with development and validation of analytical methods
  • Experience with CMO/CRO collaboration

We offer

  • A challenging and versatile job in an innovative, flexible, and committed environment and committed biotech environment
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications, and flexible working hours
  • Strong cross functional teamwork, room for individual performance and development, passionate, inspiring, and fun colleagues

Working in Symphogen

Being part of Symphogen, you will always have a challenging job in a creative, goal-oriented, and value-based environment with a meaningful mission – to advance superior mAb therapeutics to improve the lives of cancer patients. You will be a part of a highly engaged and inspiring organization with focus on diversity, teamwork, commitment – and on you as a person. You will be offered good development opportunities and a relevant benefit package.

For further information

For more information you are welcome to contact Mette Pinstrup Jensen, Director of Analytics and Formulation on +45 30100448 (mpje@symphogen.com) or HR-Manager, Pia Holm Olesen at +45 45265050. Please also see www.symphogen.com for information about our company.

If you are interested in the position, please mark your application and CV “Senior Analytical Scientist” and mail it to: job@symphogen.com  no later than January 5, 2021. Potential candidates will be invited for interview as they apply, and we reserve the right to terminate before the posting expires.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Company

Symphogen is a subsidiary of Servier and antibody center of excellence primarily focused on oncology and immune oncology. We have a highly efficient antibody discovery and research platform supported by comprehensive early development capabilities.

Our antibody platform delivers antibodies with unique functionalities providing best or first in class potential as combination or mono therapy. Our approach and capabilities are well suited for combination therapies at the core of future cancer treatment.

Symphogen is located in Ballerup in the greater Copenhagen area. The company currently employs approximately 100 people

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