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  • 3 - 6 Years
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Job Description:

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 youre our kind of person

Pharmaceutical Sciences at AstraZeneca delivers the therapies of the future through scientific leadership in drug delivery, design of synthetic routes, and manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and drug products Our portfolio of projects spans traditional small molecules, peptides, oligonucleotides to RNA based therapeutics across AstraZenecas therapy areas Advanced Drug Delivery (ADD) resides within Pharmaceutical Sciences with a mission to provide novel products to AstraZenecas clinical pipeline

We are now recruiting a talented and motivated Analytical Scientist to join our New Modality GMP Analytics team within the ADD function in Gothenburg, Sweden

As a Scientist working in the clinical development phase within ADD you will support drug projects from an analytical perspective, from candidate drug nomination over Phase II clinical trials You will focus on advanced analytical characterization of biomolecules, primarily peptides, but also oligonucleotides, mRNA and other molecules of high complexity as well as drug delivery systems The role covers development and validation of analytical methods, stability studies, release analysis, contribution to regulatory submissions as well as exploratory science work Part of the work is performed according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) You will work as a member of cross-functional pharmaceutical project teams and in close collaboration with other analysts, formulators, chemists and biologists at AstraZeneca in Sweden, UK and US

Main Duties and Responsibilities Develop and validate analytical methodologies and specifications for biomolecules, with a focus on peptides

Plan and perform stability studies, release analysis and other supportive characterization experiments in clinical drug development projects

Generate, evaluate and report data clearly and reliably Interpret findings and draw conclusions to make recommendations to project teams and other stakeholders

Prepare documentation and formal reports in accordance with current standard procedures and where appropriate, according to GMP standards Generate data and give input to Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) documents for regulatory submissions or enquiries

Give analytical support to scientific initiatives on new technologies/processes together with specialists and/or technology networks

Working as a member of cross-functional drug development project teams, representing your own group or science area

Ensure that your own work and the work of others are performed in accordance with appropriate Safety, Health and Environment (SHE), quality and compliance standards

Essential Requirements MSc degree in a relevant scientific discipline (eg, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biotechnology)

In-depth knowledge of analytical methodologies for peptide/protein characterization, such as chromatography, mass spectrometry and other biophysical/chemical characterization techniques

Experience of analytical work with peptides/proteins in pharmaceutical development

Thorough understanding of principles and applications of GMP

Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing

Desirable Requirements 3 years of industrial experience of analytical work with peptides/biomolecules in clinical drug development phase

Expertise in analysis of peptide therapeutics for parenteral and oral administration routes

Experience of different formulation/delivery systems that may require different sample preparation techniques

Qualified to execute analytical work according to GMP

An interest in exploratory analytical work related to complex molecules, delivery systems and new technologies

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope its yours

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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