Scientist Cell Biology/Immunology - Affibody - Solna - Avslutad

Do you want to work at a leading clinical-stage biotech company contributing to the advancement of modern innovative medicines based on our highly innovative Affibody® protein therapeutics technology?

The Scientist Cell Biology/Immunology will focus on assay development, evaluation and analysis of molecules in Affibody’s research pipeline,  of pre-clinical and clinical samples and analytically support the in-house process development team.

Key responsibilities

  • Independently plan and execute research, analyze data and report results to meet specified timelines and objectives
  • Develop and/or run cell based assays
  • Develop antibody based assays
  • Evaluate and analyze molecules in Affibody’s research pipeline
  • Evaluate and analyze  pre-clinical and clinical study samples
  • Develop assays  and evaluates samples from internal process development   
  • Supporting activities within cell biology and immunology
  • In certain cases, coordinate activities at contract labs, concerning e.g. animal studies, technology transfer of methods, etc.
  • Strive to increase the company´s knowledge within the field of cell biology/immunology
  • Responsible and accountable for generated results and given timelines
  • Responsible for documentation and reporting findings within given timelines


Advanced degree in Life Sciences, ideally in cell biology/immunology


  • More than five years of extensive hands-on experience from work with assay development, cell models, antibody based methods, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Extensive experience from independently planning and performing experiments and analyzing data from scientific research
  • Industrial experience from development of biologics is an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines for immunoassays is a plus
  • Experience from documentation in electronic lab books is a plus

Skills and abilities

  • A solid theoretical background within the cell biology/immunology field, and ability to absorb new scientific ideas, to plan experiments and to draw conclusions form generated results
  • An interest in practical laboratory work as well as reading scientific publications/regulatory guidelines and writing reports
  • High energy, driven, able to take initiative, results oriented and self-motivated
  • Thorough, orderly and details oriented
  • Strong sense of personal accountability working independently as well as in teams
  • Good problem-solving skills, an analytical mind set, and strong communication/interaction skills
  • Ability to communicate, document and present results in English

Application and more information

Please call Knut Natt och Dag on +46 722 16 68 00 if you have any questions. You are welcome with your application by e-mailing your CV and personal letter to as soon as possible. We are working continuously with this recruitment project and would like to receive your application as soon as possible. Write "Scientist Cell Biology/Immunology" in the subject field. 


Affibody is cooperating with Aktivia Science Work in this recruitment. Aktivia Science Work is a recruiting and consulting company within Life Sciences specialized in positions within the pharmaceutical industry - from early discovery pharmaceutical development and clinical development to the market place. We are members of SwedenBIO.

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