Analytical Scientist at AstraZeneca, Gothenburg

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Analytical Scientist at AstraZeneca, Gothenburg

Modis is a staffing & recruiting company and is part of the Adecco Group, the world´s leading HR-solutions provider across 60 countries. This scale and scope ensures Modis is truly a global community. Our mission is to be the Leading Professional Services Company by finding the right match between you as a candidate and you as a customer. We are a team with various and complementary backgrounds within Life Science, Engineering and Technology. We can ensure that we understand our customer needs and we can ensure that we understand the competence-profiles of our applicants and candidates.

We are now seeking for a Analytical Scientist to Early Product Development at AstraZeneca Gothenburg. This opening is a consultant assignment for 9 months.

About the customer:

AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. AstraZeneca is proud to offer a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Co-workers are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

Pharmaceutical Sciences is a department within Biopharmaceutical Unit. The vision for Pharmaceutical Sciences is to deliver the therapies of the future through scientific leadership in drug delivery, design of synthetic routes and manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). Our portfolio of projects spans traditional small molecules to nucleotide based therapies and nanomedicines across AstraZeneca´s therapy areas.

We´re looking for 1 talented and motivated analytical chemist to our Analytical and Solid State Characterization team in Gothenburg. You will get the opportunity to join a highly collaborative team and help us deliver the analytical chemistry (stability, solubility, purity etc.) of products in the Biopharmaceutical Unit portfolio. You will provide analytical science expertise into our drug projects from discovery up to Phase 2.

To be successful in this role you will need a strong scientific background with good skills in written and verbal communication and the ability to engage and collaborate across boundaries with a problem-solving attitude and delivery focus.

The assignment is on a temporary basis, covering a maternity leave, during the period 2019-08-26 until 2020-05-29.


  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in a lab-based role, documenting your experiments carefully and to the right quality.
  • Provide analytical, especially separation science expertise to the drug projects you are working in.
  • Personally contribute to the progression of projects by timely delivery of data and scientifically based data analysis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

  • MSc. or PhD in relevant discipline with some industry experience
  • Scientific knowledge within the separation science area
  • Technical skills to use chromatography and detection of small molecules
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to learn quickly
  • Collaborative and structured in way of working, ability to act independently.

Please submit your application already today, or by latest 2019-06-12 by attaching your CV and personal letter in English (interviews are held continuously).

If you have any questions about the assignment, do not hesitate and contact Markus Dahl (markus.dahl@modis.se).

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Analytical Scientist at AstraZeneca, Gothenburg

Modis Sweden AB