Experienced Scientist

Category:  Research

Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK


Experienced scientist for the safety and toxicology area with an appetite for balancing robustness with agility and new ways of working


We are seeking a highly motivated and engaged toxicologist with experience across a variety of platforms (proteins, monoclonal antibodies, siRNA, etc.) to join our team of non-clinical scientists. Experience in drug development and a background in investigational toxicology is key. The successful candidate will be part of a skilled group leading the scientific understanding of the safety of novel therapeutics in an area under continuous optimization and digitalisation. Interpretation, integration, and assessment of the significance of data in the context of preclinical aspects is critical. You will be expected to review findings from nonclinical studies in support of clinical development and propose and contribute to the investigative and mechanistic understanding of these toxicities. In addition, you will support early discovery efforts and serve as a nonclinical representative on early- to late-stage project teams together with members of our sister team. Your communication skills at all levels of interaction must be excellent.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Foster continued development of the group’s research and regulatory toxicology expertise through design, conduct and reporting of non-GLP and GLP toxicology studies but at the same time focused on continuous improvements fostering operation excellence
  • Enhance collaboration with research and development scientists and advise on benchmarking and drive implementation of state of the art in silico, in vitro and in vivo technologies to assess preclinical toxicities of interest
  • Contribute to and/or prepare regulatory documents (INDs, CTAs, IMPDs, BLAs, etc) and interact with regulatory authorities as needed
  • Develop strong knowledge of the basic biology of the intended target of drug candidates
  • Represent Novo Nordisk in the external scientific environment but also a drive to create internal awareness of relevant initiatives



  • 3-5 years or more of toxicology experience designing studies, interpreting data, generating reports
  • Proven scientific acumen with the ability to creatively seek resolutions to toxicological issues
  • Experience in nonclinical safety assessment and understanding of drug development process
  • Understanding of GLP regulations and regulatory guidelines for the testing of pharmaceuticals
  • Excellent communication skills demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment
  • Experience in a contract research organization and/or pharmaceutical/biotech setting
  • A flair for IT and digitalisation is a plus



Please reach out to Stine +4530799101



25 July 2021 – Please note that due to summer holidays we will not review applications before the deadline.


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