Analytical Scientist for the Analytical Laboratory

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This position is located in the Analytical support team in the Analytics and Formulation department and the team currently employ 4 scientists and 5 technicians.

In the Analytics and Formulation department we work with advancing our targets through lead selection and clinical development. As an Analytical scientist in the analytical lab you will focus on method development and testing of samples from across our research and development programs in support of lead selection (early target screening to lead developability assessment), process development as well as formulation development and stability. 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 on 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 analytical testing of biologics is a requirement and experience from late stage 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
  • Experience with testing of biopharmaceuticals (e.g. HPLC, iCIEF, CGE/CE-SDS)
  • Strong communication and language skills, written and verbal (English)
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, team player with commitment, initiative and humor
  • Good planning skills, well-organized and with good communication to stakeholders 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CMC development
  • Experience from late stage 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, focused and committed environment
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Compensation package including a personalized and company-wide bonus system, flexible working hours and an inspiring working environment

Working in Symphogen

When working in Symphogen you will have a challenging job in a project-driven and goal-oriented biotech environment with a patient-oriented meaningful mission. You will be a part of a highly engaged and dynamic organization with a passion for being the worldwide leading antibody company with a focus on cancer patients.

You will have good development opportunities, in an organization that is inspiring and creative, with focus on diversity, teamwork, commitment and you as a person. 

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 “Analytical Scientist” and mail it to: job@symphogen.com  no later than September 20, 2020. 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 150 people

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