Research Scientist (temporary position)

Ferring Pharmaceutical A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark

Research and Development, Denmark.

Driven by research and a passion for science Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative treatments that make a real difference in people’s lives all over the world. Active in the areas of reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics, we develop medicine on the body's own terms. We believe in the power of people and research - and go where ideas and research take us.

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Job description

The department of Bioanalysis is involved in non-clinical and clinical bioanalysis in our projects and the department is globally responsible for bioanalytical support within Ferring. We are approximately 20 employees and our labs are located in Ørestaden, Copenhagen. The department is responsible for supporting development projects at Ferring with analyses of drug compounds, biomarkers and anti-drug antibodies in biological samples.

The essential tasks and responsibilities will be;

  • Be involved in bioanalytical method development and method validation work, especially with focus on our cell based anti-drug antibody assays
  • Act as Responsible Scientist for bioanalysis in support of clinical trials

  • Support the role of Principal Investigator in non-clinical studies
  • Potentially perform analysis of samples from non-clinical and clinical studies

The ideal candidate holds a MSc in biomedical science, analytical chemistry, or equivalent preferably with previous experience from the pharmaceutical industry. Well-documented cell-culture experience as well as experience of quantitative immunoassay analysis of drugs in biological matrices is a requirement. As some of our studies are performed in a GLP environment, previous experience with GLP will be an advantage.

In addition, the ideal candidate is an inspiring team player with good interpersonal skills. Fluency in English as well as good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Furthermore, our candidate must be keen on working in an international and multicultural environment.

We offer an ambitious and inspiring workday where the responsibilities and tasks are a mix between well-established techniques and exploratory work (e.g. method development). We focus on quality in the work and take pride in delivering results on time. We have a good working environment and make sure to prioritize social events.

Further information about the position can be obtained by contacting Birgitte Buur Rasmussen, Director, Bioanalysis at +45 2878 7448 or Claus Haase, Senior Director, Department of Bioanalysis at +45 2878 7444. Your application and CV in English should be sent as soon as possible but no later than Monday 19th February 2018, as we will be reviewing incoming applications on an on-going basis. Please click here to apply.

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