Principal Scientist Cell Biology – to a pharmaceutical company company – Stockholm - Avslutad

The client company is an innovative, specialised research company developing drugs to meet disease treatment needs in large widespread diseases. The company was founded 20 years ago and are located in the south of Stockholm. The company are, in terms of R&D projects and employee head count, one of the largest pharmaceutical research companies in the Nordic region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in an innovative way initiating and developing new ideas and projects
  • Design and develop cell-based and ex-vivo assays for compound validation
  • Be a source of expertise on functional protease biology and translational assays
  • Apply In-Vitro, ex-Vivo and In-Vivo models in target validation
  • Be an expert link to other parts of the company, primarily the pharmacology and bioscience Departments
  • Be an experimentalist with strong interest in own experimental work
  • Be a mentor provide mentoring and guidance in experimental design to others in the group supporting their development as researchers as required by projects and activities. As well as being a mentor towards the company concerning scientific matters
  • Keep abreast of technical and scientific development and apply knowledge to improve inhouse Practices
  • Be involved in the scientific evaluation of external business development opportunities and with the companýs collaboration partners

Education and experience

  • PhD in a subject relevant to Cell- and Molecular Science in drug discovery
  • Profound interest in discovery sciences
  • Proven ability as well as dedication to apply scientific skills in search for innovative drugs
  • Experience that has contributed to strong academic merits
  • Extensive experience from work with functional protease science
  • Extensive experience from work with cellbased and ex-Vivo assays
  • Experience from work and research on primary cells
  • Experience from discovery research in an industrial setting is an advantage
  • Good command in English in both speech and writing. If recruited from outside Sweden willingness to learn Swedish rapidly

For more information about the position call:

Knut Natt och Dag. Phone:+46 722 166 800. E-mail: or Rolf Mayer. Phone:+46 708 87 60 05. E-mail:

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