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Analytical Development Associate II

Requisition ID:  2366

Bothell, Washington, US

Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? Lundbeck Seattle BioPharmaceuticals (Lu-SBP), located in Bothell, Washington, is the Process Development Center of Excellence for Biologics within the global Lundbeck CMC organization. Since integrating into Lundbeck in October 2019, Lu-SBP has supported commercial launch of Lundbeck’s first biologic product (Vyepti) and advancement of a growing biologics pipeline in collaboration with our Copenhagen-based Late-Stage Development and Production groups. The Lu-SBP team leads and supports the development of new product candidates from cell line development through commercial validation of Drug Substance and Drug Product manufacturing processes. Join us on our journey of progress & innovation dedicated to addressing the vast unmet medical needs associated with brain disease!


Supports early and late stage analytical development and characterization towards commercialization of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs).  Responsibilities include assay development, optimization, & testing support on a variety of analytical techniques, data analysis and report writing. This work also involves interacting with Lundbeck Seattle Upstream, Downstream, and Quality Control groups.



  • Conduct experiments and data analysis
  • Perform routine testing to support process development and formulations/DP
  • Interpret analytical results with supervision
  • Perform data verification
  • Develop and optimize analytical methods; perform troubleshooting for analytical method issues
  • Write analytical methods and development reports
  • Conduct characterization tests for IND filings
  • Responsible for instrument maintenance and trouble-shooting equipment problems
  • Ensures lab efficiency with on-time delivery of results
  • Collaborate with other internal functions including Upstream, Downstream and Quality Control on testing deliverables for multiple projects



  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of relevant analytical chromatography or combination of education and experience in relevant analytical chromatography totaling 6 years
  • Must have experience performing HPLC/UPLC and wet chemistry assays.
  • Successful candidate will have good oral, written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and effectively work in a team environment
  • Ability to focus and work in a fast-pace and results oriented environment is essential
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation



  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry with 2+ years of experience in biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry or combination of education and experience in biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry totaling 6 years
  • Experience with Empower.  
  • Experience with other analytical techniques such as CE-SDS, cIEF and ELISAs.



  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 5% domestically. International travel may be required. (If applicable)



Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.


Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

Billions of people worldwide live with brain diseases – complex conditions often invisible to others that nonetheless take a tremendous toll on individuals, families and societies. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination against people living with brain diseases and advocating for broader social acceptance of people with brain health conditions. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain disease.  

We have approximately 5,600 employees in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17.7 billion in 2020 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.7 billion). 

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Instagram (h_lundbeck), Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.