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Bioanalytical Specialist: LC- MS/MS Small molecules

Requistion ID:  169

Copenhagen, N/A, DK

Date:  Feb 11, 2019

Lundbeck is looking for a specialist within small molecule LC-MS/MS Bioanalytical to join the Department of Bioanalysis.


The department currently consists of 17 employees and is situated in Valby, Denmark. The Department of Bioanalysis is responsible for the bioanalytical support to small molecule drug compounds as well as for large molecule drug compounds and cover the value chain from early development GLP studies to full development and post approval clinical trials.

The in-house bioanalytical facility support the small molecule drug compounds and operates in modern UPLC-MS/MS laboratories equipped with 8 Waters UPLC and 2D UPLC operated with Xevo TQ/TQS/TQSX MS/MS, Hamilton liquid handling robots, Biotage SPE robots, Watson LIMS etc.

The department is also responsible for outsourcing all types of assays related to large molecule development to Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and this is operated by a dedicated group of scientist within the department.


Your job
Your key responsibilities will be to take the position as small molecule bioanalytical LC-MS/MS specialist.

You will together with the department management be responsible for the IT and technology platform within the laboratories and set the standard for bioanalytical sciences. You will support and supervise the department scientist and lab technicians on special issues and trouble shooting.

You will be involved in project teams and be responsible for the bioanalytical support to the projects (method development, validation and study conduct) and represent the Department of Bioanalysis and/or the Non-Clinical Safety Research area.

In the project teams, you will work closely together with colleagues form other departments within the nonclinical-, clinical-, pharmacology-, regulatory-, and pharmaceutical areas at Lundbeck.

You will identify new technologies that can improve the department performance and compliances, and enable that we can deliver on future challenges. Implement and validate.



Our preferred candidate has a relevant educational background and +10 years experiences working with regulated bioanalysis in Pharmaceutical industry, Contract laboratories or has similar professional experiences.

  • You are a specialist in bioanalytical chemistry: LC-MS/MS, sample preparation and techniques related to LC-MS/MS based small molecule Bioanalysis – method development and trouble shooting.
  • From previous positions, you have proven experiences with drug development, pharmacokinetic (toxicokinetic) calculation, evaluation and interpretation of PK data, ADME, bioanalytical support to clinical Phase I-III.
  • You have solid experiences with data acquisition- and LIMS systems (preferable UNIFI, MassLynx and Watson LIMS), understand and have interest in laboratory IT infrastructure, technology and automation.
  • You are fluent in English and proactively communicate. You are a team player and you contribute to a positive social atmosphere and pleasant working environment
  • You are experienced with relevant quality systems and regulatory requirements to regulated Bioanalysis


Contact information

Please contact Director Morten Kall, on phone +45 36 43 27 74. We also recommend you to visit our website

Your application

Please click on the link below to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than 24. March 2019.

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.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.

Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.