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Analytical Chemist

Requistion ID:  214

Nykøbing Sjælland, N/A, DK

Date:  Mar 04, 2019

Analytical Chemist – Process Chemistry Analytics



We are searching for an analytical chemist with expertise in analytis of small molecules to join Process Chemistry Analytics located at the Lundbeck production site in Lumsås near Nykøbing Sj.

Process Chemistry Analytics (PCA) is part of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Research (CPR). CPR is responsible for the CMC development of new drug candidates within Depression, Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Lundbeck strives to develop new innovative treatments to help improve the lives of patients suffering from these diseases.

PCA gives analytical support to the production of Lundbeck’s pipeline of small molecule API’s for use in clinical trials. In addition to this, PCA develops analytical methods for release analyses of starting materials, intermediates and raw materials for the productions.


Your job and key responsibilities

As an analytical chemist in PCA you will be involved in analytical development for our new chemical entries. You will take part in the support to our chemical production e.g. by in-process control analysis and you will perform QC tasks when working with release analysis of starting materials, intermediates and raw materials.

You will also contribute to other tasks such as qualification of equipment, writing Standard Operating Procedures and analytical procedures, documenting deviations as well as development and maintenance of other systems.



Our preferred candidate has the following personal and professional qualifications:

·         Scientific skills in analytical development within small molecules, ideally with a PhD in analytical chemistry.

·         Has practical experience with HPLC, GC, FTIR or other relevant analytical techniques.

·         Has as general understanding of organic chemistry.

·         Has practical experience working under GMP or similar quality systems.

·         Is ambitious with a positive mindset and happy to work in teams.

·         Is fluent in spoken and written Danish and English.


Further information

For further information, please contact manager for Process Chemistry Analytics Carina Koch Kjellander on 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 29 March 2019.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted continuously.

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.