Scientist – Novo Nordisk – Måløv

   Cell Therapy (Senior) Scientist- Raw Materials CoordinationDo you want to play a significant role in developing protocols for stem cell derived cell therapy for clinical use and ensuring suitable and compliant raw materials for cutting edge cell therapies? If your answer is positive, then this job will be just right for you!  The PositionAs a Cell Therapy Scientist/ Senior Scientist in Cell Therapy Process Technology and Clinical Supplies you will be responsible to ensure the appropriate quality of raw materials for Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products (Cell therapy) manufacture. Examples of cell therapy raw materials are culture media, supplements, growth factors, enzymes. You will coordinate the exchange of not suitable raw materials by testing higher quality alternatives in the cell production process in our development lab. You will provide scientific support and coordinate the GMP raw materials qualification, following internal procedures and regulatory guidelines.  You will also be part of the relevant CMC teams where you will identify and communicate raw materials and project-related challenges and work on finding solutions with project member and other stakeholders. You will ensure the appropriate use of raw materials in the GMP production of stem cell products and closely interact with our manufacturing team based in Fremont, CA or one of our many partners around the world e.g. Sweden, UK, Japan and USA. We are looking for 2 positions. The positions are temporary for 2 years, but our organisation has been growing a lot the last couple of years, so there are good opportunities for extensions.  QualificationsYou must hold a scientific academic degree in Life Sciences, e.g. biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or other relevant discipline. Master level or above, preferably combined with 3-5 years relevant experience or a PhD within a relevant area and preferably some years of relevant experience.  The ideal candidate has experience within the following:Stem cell culturing and differentiationScreening and testing raw materials for GMP productionKnowledge of the regulatory framework of Advanced therapeutic medicinal products (ATMPs)Previous experience or relevant courses within project management will be an assetProficiency in English, both written and spoken. As a person, you are open-minded and a good communicator by nature. You have a high level of energy that drives you and inspires your colleagues. You thrive in a changing and dynamic work environment and in a job that requires you to take initiatives and think out of the box when challenges occur. You are a true team-player who enjoys working in close collaboration with colleagues in and out of the laboratory. About the departmentThe department Cell Therapy Process Technology and Clinical Supplies is part of Novo Nordisk’s newly established Cell Therapy R&D unit, where we develop novel cell replacement therapies for the treatment of serious chronic diseases, together with the rest of Novo Nordisk and with external collaborators. Our department focuses on the development of manufacturing processes and related analysis and setting up clinical supplies for our upcoming clinical trials.  You will join an international and dedicated group of around 60 employees, including scientists, technical coordinators, laboratory technicians and student workers who are part of the CMC and Manufacturing business area in Cell Therapy R&D. We truly believe that stem cell therapies will make a difference in the lives of patients suffering from chronic diseases.  Working in Novo NordiskAt Novo Nordisk you can look forward to change. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Moreover, we recognise that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and the communities we operate in. ContactFor further information, please contact Ida Kjær, Senior Scientist +45 3077 7010 or Kristoffer Tømmeraas, Director + 45 3075 2648 DeadlineApplication deadline:   July 8th 2022Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.  At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing. 

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