Cell Culture Scientist/Senior Scientist

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The Cell Culture team is part of the Drug Substance Development department and currently consists of 4 scientists and 3 technicians. They are dedicated to advancing the therapeutic candidates through pre-clinical and clinical development, and eventually into commercial readiness.

In this role, you will lead early process development and be responsible for cell culture processes during the full development life cycle, until commercial readiness. You will enter a high degree of cross-functional collaboration both with your colleagues in Denmark and in France as well as with external CDMOs.

The position is classified as either Scientist or Senior Scientist depending on your seniority and qualifications.

With direct report to Team Manager of Drug Substance Development.

Your main tasks are:

  • Development and optimization of cell culture processes for antibody expression
  • Technical transfer to CDMOs for GMP manufacturing, and oversight of outsourced activities
  • Collaborate with CDMOs as a subject matter expert regarding late-stage development and process validation
  • Improvement and optimization of our development platform
  • Writing and keeping regulatory documentation up to date
  • Participate in the development of upstream processes for antibody expression suitable for GMP manufacturing

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant education as cand.pharm, cand.scient. cand.polyt or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience with hands-on development of cell culture biopharmaceutical processes
  • Experience with using DoE in process development
  • Experience with the development of cell culture processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with writing regulatory registration documentation
  • Experience with outsourcing/CDMO collaborations
  • Experience with risk-based process characterization/validation of biopharmaceutical products toward commercial readiness

You are a person who works independently, and you are a strong collaborator with a positive and enthusiastic mindset. You are structured in your approach to tasks, and you are skilled in project coordination.

Symphogen offers a challenging and versatile job in an innovative, flexible, focused, and committed biotech environment. Strong cross-functional teamwork, room for individual performance and development; as well as a great atmosphere with passionate, inspiring, and fun colleagues. A workplace with a focus on social coherence and on you as a person.

Traveling: 5-10 days per year.

Domicile: Symphogen’s office in Ballerup.

Unique Human Capital is handling the recruitment. For more details about the job or the company, please contact CEO Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 21 75 19 25. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially. 

You can apply directly via this link: https://uhc.dk/en/available-jobs/cell-culture-scientist-senior-scientist/

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

Symphogen’s antibody platform delivers antibodies with unique functionalities providing best or first in class potential as combination or monotherapy. Their 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 118 people. 

Read more at https://www.symphogen.com/

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 120 people

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