The department
Downstream Process Development (DPD) is responsible for process development, process characterization, virus clearance validation studies and technology transfers. Projects range from early pre-clinical development through all phases of clinical development and commercial supply. The Downstream Process Development Team is also responsible for evaluation and implementation of new downstream technologies and techniques.

The work environment in our department is informal. There is constant collaboration across the entire organization, and all employees have a professional and flexible attitude towards their work.

Responsibilities and tasks
As a Scientist in the DPD Team, you will typically be responsible for a specific development project and participate in multi-disciplinary project teams including upstream, downstream, analytical and process transfer scientists working in close collaboration.

DPD is covering both microbial and mammalian development projects. Depending on the future projects and your experience and skills, you will be involved in working with new downstream process development projects, optimization, process characterization and manufacturing support.

The job includes the following tasks:
  • Planning, coordination and participation in laboratory activities and experiments
  • Evaluation of results
  • Authoring and reviewing protocols and reports
Experience and competencies
The candidate we are looking for has:
  • A relevant education, i.e. Master’s or PhD degree within e.g. biochemistry, protein chemistry or process technology
  • Experience in development of downstream process unit operations.
  • Ability to plan, execute and report development studies.
  • Flexibility and a desire to take on new tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both internally and with external customers
  • Capability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Fluency in English, written and verbal.

Additional skills that would be valuable for the position include experience with Design-of-Experiments, statistics and scientific writing.

AGC offers
AGC offers a dynamic working place with a wide range of tasks and challenges. You will get firsthand experience in how the various departments throughout a Contract Manufacturing Organization interact in order to achieve success. Exciting and challenging assignments will constantly come your way, and you will largely be able to plan your daily work independently. AGC offers an informal working environment, where humor is part of the daily work life. We respect each other and our differences. AGC’s employees have a flexible attitude and we help each other to reach deadlines together as one team.
We will process the applications as they arrive and when the right candidate is found the job ad will close. Therefore, please submit your application and CV as soon as possible.

For further information please contact Lene O. Kanstrup, Team leader, phone +45 2294 3078.



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AGC Biologics (AGC) is a global Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) with bio-manufacturing facilities in Europe, Japan, Italy and the USA. The company provides a comprehensive range of commercial and clinical cGMP biologics manufacturing services, from DNA to active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). The company’s team and approach are tailored to each of its client’s needs, whether turnkey manufacturing or sophisticated, stand-alone analytical, formulation and stability services.


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