Associate Analytical Scientist - 2-year temporary position

Indrykket: 22.5.2020

Novo Nordisk, Måløv

  • Research
  • Måløv

Development of analytical separation methods for oral formulation research

Do you want to be a true pioneer? Novo Nordisk Global Research Technologies in Måløv, Denmark, is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated colleague who shares our ambition to develop break-through products based on peptides and proteins, and who will help us to improve the quality of life for patients around the world.

About the department

The department Analysis & Separation consists of 10 dedicated and enthusiastic colleagues. Our shared ambition is to develop analytical separation methods for characterisation of injectable and oral formulations of new peptides and proteins.

The methods we develop are subsequently used within various areas of the R&D organisation. We work with state-of-the art instrumentation and use a wide range of analytical separation and detection techniques (RPC, IEC, SEC, HILIC, HIC, Affinity-LC, 2D-LC, iCIEF, CZE, CE-SDS, MALS, RI, FLD, MS). We collaborate closely with both industry and academic partners as well as several areas within Novo Nordisk.

The position

As an analytical associate scientist at Analysis & Separation you will be working with the development of analytical separation methods for research related to oral peptide and protein formulations in the early research pipeline. The methods will be content and purity methods for assessment of drug product stability as well as in vitro dissolution testing. The job will offer a high level of independence and flexibility within the research project framework, and you will also work with scientists and technicians from other departments. The position is a temporary 2-year contract.


We are looking for a person with a MSc degree in a relevant discipline e.g. analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology etc. You should have hands-on experience from working with analytical separation techniques primarily HPLC/UHPLC.

It is an advantage if you also have experience from systematic method development involving valve solutions for screening, retention modelling, factorial designs, etc. Experience with analysis of oral (solid) dosage forms is also an advantage.

You have a flexible mind-set and find it motivating to work in a dynamic environment. You are a team player with a constructive attitude who takes pride in understanding and challenging science. You value knowledge sharing with other scientists and with our experienced laboratory technicians. You possess good networking and communication skills. You have problem solving skills and you are creative in finding solutions to scientific challenges encountered during your research. Proficiency in English, both written and spoken, is a prerequisite.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global company headquartered in the Greater Copenhagen area in Denmark. The department is part of Novo Nordisk Global Research Technologies with 500+ employees passionate about bringing the best solutions to the more than 25 million patients currently treated by NN products.

At Novo Nordisk your skills, dedication and ambitions help us improve lives for patients around the world. As their needs evolve, so does our challenges to find better and more innovative ways to raise their quality of life. In exchange, we offer you an opportunity to work with extraordinary talents and to benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.


For further information please contact Dorrit Baunsgaard on +45 3075 7293.

Deadline: 7th of June 2020

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