Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
16 Mar
15 May expires

Senior Scientist in Separation Science

Gothenburg, Sweden
Job Description

The Separation Science Laboratory supports the design and evaluation of new candidate drugs through purification and characterization of small molecules and New Modalities ranging from microgram to kilogram scale. We’re looking for a talented and motivated Scientist to join our Separation Science Laboratory team within the Pharmaceutical Science function at AstraZeneca. The position is placed at AstraZeneca’s vibrant R&D site in Gothenburg, Sweden.


What you’ll do

You will be accountable for providing separation science expertise and contribute to the delivery of pure characterized compounds to the different projects across the R&D organization.

The team is responsible for solving both chiral and achiral separation problems ranging from mg to kg scale. This is a laboratory-based position and collaboration with colleagues to ensure delivery is high on the agenda. To be successful in this role you will need an interest in automation and a problem-solving attitude. This is a real opportunity to combine your practical and theoretical skills!

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • University degree or PhD in a relevant scientific field

  • In-depth scientific knowledge within analytical chemistry

  • Experience from working with preparative chromatography

  • Technical skills and experience to use and maintain chromatographic equipment and liquid handlers

  • Experience from working with automation and robotics

  • Strong collaborative and communication skills

  • Strong influencing and prioritization skills to ensure timely delivery

  • Ability to identify new approaches and technologies that can improve our ability to support projects

  • Excellent English, both spoken and written

  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
 Gothenburg, Sweden