Bioanalytical Scientist to AstraZeneca

Personality / Commitment

About AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. AstraZeneca is proud to offer a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Coworkers are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

The Arena
We are looking for a bioanalytical scientist with in depth knowledge in the area of quantitative bioanalysis of drugs and drug metabolites to join our team in the Early Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (Early RIA) DMPK department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing drug candidates and their metabolites in various in vitro and in vivo samples including sub-cellular fractions as well as tissues, plasma and bile samples.

As a successful candidate you will be part of a team focusing on DMPK design, metabolism, bio distribution and disposition of small molecule, peptide, protein and eventually also nucleotide drug candidates. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the discovery of new life changing medicines for patients and
demonstrate and witness what science can do.

Early RIA DMPK is based in AstraZeneca’s world class vibrant R&D centre, located in Mölndal, Sweden (Gothenburg area). Early RIA DMPK interacts with other functions in supporting RIA projects all along the value chain, from target selection all the way to market launch and Life cycle management.

Job / Skills

Tasks and responsibilities/The role:
The Bioanalytical Scientist is responsible for delivering quality in vitro and in vivo bioanalytical data to support PKPD (Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics) work in projects from target selection to LCM (life cycle management). The data produced is mainly aimed to provide insight in quantitative pharmacology as well as in right tissue and right exposure.

This laboratory based scientific role includes developing and validating methods to enable delivery of the necessary quality of data and scientific information aligned with IMED project needs. The role requires interactive, effective communication to provide clear data and guidance to project representatives, act as an example to other scientists, and contribute to the overall team delivery. This role requires making judgements about bioanalysis information, developing innovative solutions and applying cross-functional and industry understanding.

Minimum requirements:
- B.Sc. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline
- Track record of delivering state-of-the-art bioanalysis data to projects in discovery and/or development setting
- Expert knowledge of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry ionization and detection (LC-MS/MS) and bioanalytical work in Drug Discovery & Development
- Good oral and written communication skills.

For over 20 years, ALTEN has developed its business by keeping to the core values that have built up the company's success. Every year, hundreds of ALTEN consultants have been given the opportunity to embark on challenging technical projects for our customers. ALTEN has a tradition of developing products in many areas, and history in Sweden is based primarily on skills in mechanics, software and electronics. Thanks to a successful concept in which we utilize the expertise of experienced consultants and develop young abilities towards a successful career, we have gained ground in many industries. Our Pharma initiative is based on the same successful concept with the same strong structure, but in a new exciting industry and a new field of expertise that includes knowledge in chemistry, biotechnology and biomedicine.

As an employee at ALTEN, we offer you a competitive salary based on your performance and work experience. You also have the opportunity to influence your assignments, different benefits and your overall working environment as well as choose your career path. We offer a wide range of internal trainings and an opportunity to plan for an international career. It is our conviction that genuine commitment is created through choice and the ability to influence your own personal development - our business model provides that opportunity. This freedom of choice enables us to offer our clients the most committed consultants, regardless of assignments. At ALTEN, we believe in growing together!

For questions about the position, please contact Business Manager Pharma, Rickard Westergren at 

Platser Gothenburg
Kontakt Matilda HOLTHE
Senaste dag för ansökning 2019/06/03
Referens AD006940