Antibody Technology Specialist

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Symphogen is the Antibody Center of Excellence in the Servier group with responsibility for discovery and early development of novel high-quality antibody-based therapeutic drug candidates for the treatment of cancer, immuno-inflammatory and other diseases. To help us on this mission the Antibody Technology team has a unique new opening for a creative and motivated specialist to support us in our efforts to discover and develop the next generation of antibody-based drug candidates.

The initial objective for you will be to implement and utilize phage and yeast display workflows for antibody discovery and engineering, working closely together with skilled colleagues in the Antibody Technology team. You will have access to state-of-the-art antibody libraries, equipment and lab facilities for the implementation and use. 

Your main tasks and responsibilities will be:  

  • Lead and support ongoing and future antibody discovery campaigns
  • Set up and Integrate phage and yeast display workflows for antibody discovery and engineering
  • Design and use of antibody optimization libraries for yeast display 
  • High throughput cloning and expression of IgG
  • Manage processes for antibody sample and data management
  • Closely follow progress on novel antibody formats and emerging antibody technologies 

You have experience within phage and yeast display, molecular biology and ideally antibody drug discovery workflows. Your qualifications will be matched with the right job level and the job will offer great opportunities to develop new skills. You must have a keen interest in implementing new technologies and try new approaches, including establishing new procedures and workflows, work with new antibody formats and participate in the multifaceted process of selecting antibody drug lead candidates.

You have a Ph.D. degree in immunology, molecular biochemistry, or other related biological science, combined with years of industry experience in drug discovery.  

Ideally, you have experience with: 

  • Phage and/or yeast display technology 
  • Library based antibody optimization  
  • NGS & Sanger DNA sequencing workflows and software 
  • Managing large data set correlations during the antibody selection process  

Symphogen offers a unique position at the Antibody Center of Excellence representing cutting edge antibody technologies and competences essential for identifying the best drug lead candidates, progressing these into the clinic and finally improve the lives of patients worldwide. We offer a great workplace with an inspiring culture, strong focus on the well-being of employees and with great opportunities for personal development.  You will have passionate and competent colleagues with lots of open dialogues, agility, empowerment, and fun.  

Domicile: Ballerup, Copenhagen, Denmark

For more details about the job or the company, please contact Research Consultant Caroline Krüger, Unique Human Capital, M: +45 51 21 99 33 or Head of Antibody Technology at Symphogen Morten G. Rasch on M: +45 22 63 79 41. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially. 


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 120 people

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