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Research assistant or scientist - 1.5-year maternity replacement

Requistion ID:  1384

Copenhagen, N/A, DK


Research assistant or scientist - 1.5-year maternity replacement


Job description

We are looking for a research assistant or scientist with strong in-vivo experimental skills to join Lundbeck research in the department for Pathology and Fluid biomarkers in a 1.5-year maternity replacement. As part of the Pathology and Fluid biomarkers team, you are conducting in-vivo experiments, collecting tissues/biofluids, analysing biosamples, and subsequently analysing data from mechanistic models and related biomarker assays.


Key responsibilities

- Conduct in-vivo experiments in naïve or perturbed rodents with focus on measuring biofluid markers to support translational pharmacodynamic effects.

- Join surgery group and perform stereotaxic surgeries in rodents.

- Analyse bio-samples by ligand binding assays (e.g. ELISA, MSD).

- Ensure documentation of experiments in Lundbeck data management systems

- Support technology development, implementation and data analysis standard operating procedures.


We offer

The opportunity to join a team of highly qualified and experienced colleagues that are on a quest of making new innovative medicines and to share a workplace with an open, high quality, collegial and collaborative atmosphere. We focus on “just do it” teamwork and high-quality data and you will be part of a global and specialized pharmaceutical company with approximately 5,000 employees focused on helping patients with psychiatric and neurological disorders.


Desired qualifications

Our preferred candidate has the following professional and personal qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience with rodent in-vivo laboratory work.
  • Excellent technical skills in rodent tissue sampling including CSF sampling.
  • Experience with rodent handling during diverse experimental conductions
  • Experience with stereotaxic surgery in rodents
  • Experience with conducting and analysing ligand binding assays experiments.
  • Master of science degree is an advantage
  • Scientific knowledge of neurodegenerative disease biomarkers and PK/PD is an advantage.
  • Strong collaborator and communicator in English


Further information

For further information, please contact Director Jesper F. Bastlund on JFB@lundbeck.com on +45 30833054. Your application and CV should not be sent via email. We also recommend that you have a look at our website.


Your application

Please click on the link below to apply for the job. Applications must be received no later than Monday 2th of November 2020.

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.
Millions of people worldwide live 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.
Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind
Our approximately 5,800 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 R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

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