Research Scientist in Drug Product Formulation for Late Stage Development (Temporary)

Måløv, Denmark
11. juli 2019
19. august 2019
Do you have the knowledge and experience it takes to develop our diabetes and biopharm products and forward them to production? In late stage development we are responsible for development and documentation of the formulation and processes for new injectable products from clinical proof of concept to clinical phase III trials and registration and further to the production facilities. So, if you find this exciting please keep reading!

About the department

Injectable Formulation Development is part of Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Development and we are organised in R&D. We are responsible for developing formulations and production processes for soluble and freeze dried injectables of new diabetes as well as biopharm products. The department has approximately 60 employees in total and is located in Måløv.

The position

We offer you a temporary position, where you will join our projects with responsibility for product and process development to secure optimal pharmaceutical characteristics and stability. The development projects in the department include all injectables comprising GLP-1 products, insulins, haemophilia products, monoclonal antibodies and growth hormones.

Your daily work will be in close collaboration with a project team and you will for example design, interpret and report studies on drug product, write reports for internal and external use including clinical trial documentation and marketing authorisation applications. You will interact with a wide variety of internal stakeholders, e.g. production (product supply), regulatory affairs, quality assurance, analytical development, production pilot plant and discovery. Together with your colleagues you contribute to the on-going optimisation of processes and systems with LEAN as the guiding light.


You hold a Master of Science possibly combined with a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy or another relevant scientific discipline. It is an advantage if you have working experience within drug product development, but it is not a requirement. You have strong communication skills both verbally and written in English and it is an advantage if you are able to handle spoken and written Danish.

As a person you possess a strong drive and a positive attitude, and you enjoy working in a team with highly motivated people dedicated to developing the next generation of pharmaceuticals. You have excellent collaborative skills and you act flexible in cooperation within the department and with stakeholders. Furthermore, you work in a systematic way and you are capable of adhering to strict documentation and quality standards. Finally, it is an advantage if you have leadership or project management skills.

Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. As a world leader in diabetes care and a major player in haemostasis management and growth hormone therapy, we offer our employees opportunities for continuous growth.


For further information, please contact Ken Flemming Hansen at +45 3079 8240.


31 August 2019.

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