ZYMENEX – Scientist in Biotechnology, 1 year temporary position

Zymenex is the Scandinavian R&D Affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.a., Italy.
den 8 juni 2018
Förväntad start.
den 1 juli 2018
Antal timmar
Sverige > Stockholms stad > Stockholms län

Zymenex mission as part of Chiesi is to discover and develop novel therapies to treat rare, serious, genetic diseases, for which there are few treatments available. In March 2018 Zymenex received marketing authorization approval by EMA for Velmanase alfa for treatment of the lysosomal storage disorder alpha-mannosidosis.

Zymenex is expanding in-house biologics development capabilities over the next years to support Chiesi growing portfolio of biological candidate drugs. The pipeline includes products developed from internal research (own design of product and processes) and also projects and product candidates of external origin.

Zymenex is located in Lidingö outside Stockholm and we are currently 10 fully employed scientists. The position offered is a 1 year temporary position. This is a good opportunity to get familiar with the development of biologics and to work in a first class science and technology based organization.

Background: Biochemist/Protein chemist/Analytical chemist or with equal competence

Education: MSc or BSc in the relevant field. Work experience from the Biotechnology field is an advantage.


You will:

  • Work hands on in our laboratory together with scientists in the team.
  • Conduct and set-up common analytical and bioanalytical methods as ELISAs, electrophoretic, enzyme activity and chromatographic methods etc. Molecular biology knowledge is considered to be an advantage.
  • Be involved in the development of protein purification methods.
  • Be responsible for the documentation of your experimental results.
  • Support reporting of results in an adequate manner.

Personal attributes: Good scientific knowledge in the field; Eager to learn new skills; Collaborative and like to work in a smaller environment; Team oriented; Goal focused; Flexible and not afraid to help out in other areas if required; Enjoy both theoretical and practical work in the laboratory.

Arbetstid / Varaktighet

Time: 2018-08-06 to 2019-07-31

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Place of work: Lidingö, Sweden

Time: 2018-08-06 to 2019-07-31

For more information please contact Research Director Claes Andersson at ca@zymenex.com.

Please send your application and CV to ca@zymenex.com before 8th of June.
We will evaluate applications and interview candidates continuously during the application period.

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