Scientist, Advanced Drug Delivery

GMP Analytics team
Hays Life Sciences is now looking to recruit a Scientist Advanced Drug Delivery to join the GMP Analytics team for a 1-year contract assignment at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg.

Pharmaceutical Sciences is a department within AstraZeneca Biopharmaceutical R&D. The Pharmaceutical Sciences’ mission is to transform molecules into investigational medicines, meeting the unmet needs of future patients. Advanced Drug Delivery is a department in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our portfolio of projects spans traditional small molecules, proteins, oligonucleotides to RNA based therapeutics across AstraZeneca’s therapy areas and our mission is to transform diverse modalities into investigational medicines.

We are now recruiting a hardworking and motivated Scientist to join our GMP Analytics team within the Advanced Drug Delivery (ADD) function in Gothenburg, Sweden. The role sits within the ADD group at our vibrant R&D site in Gothenburg, Sweden. With more than 2 800 employees from over 70 different countries, our vibrant Gothenburg site is a truly inspiring place to work.

What you will do
As a scientist, you will be part of the development of analytical methods, stability assessments as well as exploratory scientific initiatives. Additionally, you will perform analytical work to support the clinical phase development, such as validation of analytical methods, release analysis and stability studies. Part of the work is performed according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

You will be a member of different drug development project teams, representing your skill and scientific area. You will work in close collaboration with formulation scientists, analytical chemists as well as biopharmaceutics experts at AstraZeneca in Sweden, UK and US. Profound knowledge of the discovery and development phase as well as awareness of clinical drug development are central for being successful in this role.

We are looking for you, who together with your team will make a difference for patients' lives every day. This through your ability to independently lead and achieve set goals within budget, time and to the right quality

Essential for the role
  • MSc in a relevant scientific field (such as Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biotechnology)
  • In-depth knowledge of analytical methodologies such as chromatography, mass spectrometry and other biophysical/chemical characterization techniques
  • Understanding of principles and applications of GMP
  • An interest in exploratory analytical work related to complex molecules, delivery systems and new technologies
  • Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
  • Thorough understanding of principles, applications and management of Safety Health and Environment (SHE)

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life changing medicines and strive to continuously meet the unmet needs of patients worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big, and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

We continually push the boundaries of science to deliver medicines that treat diseases across our main therapy areas. Through our integration with Alexion, this now includes expanding the limits of scientific research to better understand rare diseases and to discover new life-changing treatments for them. #900375
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Job Type
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jay Mistry, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Malmö
Hays AB, World Trade Center, Skeppsgatan 19

Telephone: +46736425550