Scientist for Pharmaceutical Development (maternity cover)

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The position as scientist within pharmaceutical development offers a unique possibility to take part in development of Symphogen antibody products. The right candidate could be involved in formulation development, planning and execution of stability studies, and/or compatibility studies during early stage as well as late stage development.

The position is a 12-months maternity cover, and it is anchored in the Analytics and Formulation department within CMC. As a scientist you will be working with development of antibody-based drug products including preparation of documentation for the authorities. You will collaborate closely with staff from our CMC group and be a member of cross functional project teams, to ensure development progress. In addition, you will work with our external CMOs in support of e.g. initial formulation development or GMP stability studies.

The successful candidate is self-driven, highly motivated and thrive on a busy and diverse working environment. Candidates for either early stage or late-stage development are relevant. The ideal candidate for early-stage development has knowledge about physical and chemical properties of proteins. For this candidate experience with formulation development would be preferred. The ideal candidate for late-stage development is experienced within formulation development and development studies such as compatibility and robustness. You will be working in a non-GMP environment, but knowledge about GMP is preferred. 

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant education as cand.pharm., cand.scient., cand.polyt. or equivalent
  • Knowledge about physical and chemical properties of proteins
  • Strong communication and language skills, written and verbal (English)
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, team player with commitment, initiative and humor 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with formulation development of biopharmaceuticals
  • Experience with compatibility studies and/or extractable and leachable evaluation
  • Experience with GMP and regulatory requirements
  • Experienced in collaborating with CROs/CMOs 

We offer

  • A challenging and versatile job in an innovative, flexible, focused 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.

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 ( or HR-Manager, Pia Holm Olesen at +45 45265050. Please also see for information about our company.

If you are interested in the position, please mark your application and CV “Formulation scientist” and mail it to: no later than April 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!


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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