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Bioanalytical specialist: Large molecules

Requistion ID:  182

Copenhagen, N/A, DK

Date:  Feb 11, 2019

Lundbeck is looking for a large molecule Bioanalytical specialist to join the Department of 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 department is responsible for outsourcing all types of assays related to large molecule development to Contract Research Organizations (CROs) around the world and works closely together with other departments within the nonclinical-, clinical-, pharmacology-, regulatory-, and pharmaceutical areas at Lundbeck. The department belongs to the Drug ADME Division under Non-Clinical Safety Research (NCSR).


Your job
You will be an important player in a department that participates in the full development process of pharmaceuticals from research to post-marketing commitments. You will join cross-functional Global Project Teams (GPTs) as the non-clinical representative. As GPT member you will be leading the non-clinical project team responsible for all non-clinical safety activities in the project. Also, you will join the NCSR Biologics Team that oversees all biologics projects and participates in due diligences.

As a bioanalytical scientist, you will be responsible for the development and validation of the array of assays necessary to support the projects and to conduct studies of quantitative determination of large molecule drugs (mostly monoclonal antibodies).



Our preferred candidate has a relevant educational background with a minimum of 10 years’ experience and has expert knowledge in assay development, general knowledge on biologics development and has experience in leading multidisciplinary teams. You have in-depth knowledge in assay development of ligand binding based bioanalysis and related techniques and you may have a background within the Pharmaceutical Industry or working at a CRO.

  • You are an experienced Bioanalytical Scientist and has expertise with development of biological products
  • You have a personal drive and an innovative mindset and is motivated by finding the optimal path forward for the projects.
  • You are fluent in English and proactively communicate and lead the discussions on safety issues and provide project teams and management with clear communication of project plans, progress and issues.
  • You are experienced in assay outsourcing and monitoring.
  • You are a team player and you contribute to a positive social atmosphere and pleasant working environment.
  • You are aware of relevant regulatory requirements.


Contact information

Please contact Director Morten Kall, on phone +45 36 43 27 74, or Principal Scientist Dorte Kornerup Ditlevsen +45 36 43 44 86. 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.