Senior Scientist for Analytical Development

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As Senior Scientist for Analytical Development at Symphogen, you will be part of the Analytical Chemistry team currently consisting of 6 scientists and 8 technicians, but 9 scientists in the longer term. You will be a key player in an interdisciplinary project team, as well as within the analytical support team, where you will continuously contribute to innovate and advance Symphogens analytical capabilities and workflows in close collaboration with team scientists and technicians.

With direct report to the Team Manager of Analytical Support, Analytical Development.

Your main tasks are:

  • Development of analytical methods for testing of monoclonal antibodies and presenting high-quality analytical data and interpretation hereof to facilitate science-driven decisions within the team
  • Participate actively as subject matter expert to advance analytical control strategies, CQA lists, risk assessments, troubleshooting, and many other aspects of CMC development
  • Work in cross-functional collaboration with colleagues from other departments in Symphogen, Servier, and at CMOs
  • Be responsible for maturing internal analytical methods prior to transfer to CMOs as well as supporting phase appropriate GMP activities such as validation and troubleshooting 

Your qualifications are a minimum of 5 years of experience being exposed in CMC, furthermore, experience with analytical testing of biologics, preferably acquired from early- and mid-tage development 

You have a Master’s Degree as cand.pharm., cand.scient., cand.polyt., or equivalent/related. 

You are a person who is self-driven, highly motivated, and thrives in a busy and diverse environment. You are able to prioritize assignments and organize processes in a lean manner, and you manage to work independently as well as in smaller teams. You perceive yourself as a team player who puts great joy in being around your colleagues. You are out-going and able to spread motivation and enthusiasm through your positive mood which you can retain even in busy and difficult periods.

Symphogen offers a challenging and versatile job in an innovative, flexible, focused, and committed biotech environment. The environment is marked by strong cross-functional teamwork, with room for diversity, individual performance and development, and most important, passionate, and fun colleagues! As an employee in Symphogen, you will be part of a highly engaged and inspiring organization, and you will have the opportunity to influence job content and set your footprint on improving the lives of cancer patients.

Traveling: Approx. 10 days a year., excl. voluntary courses and conferences.

Domicile: In reasonable distance to the office in Ballerup.

For more details about the job or the company, please contact CEO, Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 21 75 19 25 or Research Consultant, Emma Dahl, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 51 43 43 17. 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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