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Associate scientist

In vitro Associate Scientist


We seek a dedicated Associate Scientist to be part of Global Diabetes, Cardio-Renal and Translational research and participate in research across multiple departments that can ultimately change the quality of life for millions of people living with chronic diseases.


The position

We are seeking a talented Associate Scientist who has desires for new challenges to join our interdependent in vitro biology teams. You will be working with in vitro experimental work across multiple departments to support our portfolio within diabetes, heart failure, atherosclerosis, and kidney disease. You will join our dedicated teams of scientists and laboratory technicians and be part of the daily work in our laboratories. You will handle primary cells and cell lines and be part of setting up advanced human cell-based functional assays to support phenotyping and validation of new drug candidates. You will design, troubleshoot and carry out experiments based on knowledge from the literature as well with support from our scientists, and deliver high quality data and results to our internal projects.



You hold a master’s degree or similar education with a strong experimental background in cellular systems. We seek an individual with expertise in cell biology and in establishing new and advanced in vitro models, such as co-culture systems, organoids or organ on a chip technology, related to cardiometabolic diseases. You have experience in developing and validating in vitro assays with key functional readouts and have strong analytical capabilities with experience in methods like ELISA, FACS, secondary messenger assays, Western blot, IP, IHC, gene regulation, and microscopy. Skills in programs like Excel and Prism are important. In addition to your scientific profile, you are highly flexible and thrives with change and new challenges as you will be working across multiple disease areas supporting the entire portfolio where most needed. In addition, you are a dedicated and open-minded team player with good collaboration skills, organized, and result oriented. 


About the departments

The departments focus on in vitro biology within diabetes and cardiovascular and kidney research. As part of Novo Nordisk’s new strategy within chronic diseases, the team will focus on target identification, target validation and pre-clinical characterisation of new assets to become novel treatment options for patients with cardiometabolic diseases. We work in an organ-centric and disease agnostic manner within metabolism, islet-, neuro-, vascular, and kidney biology. Our departments work with high interdependencies to develop, characterise and use in vitro tools to elucidate mode-of-action and profiling of novel drug candidates.


Working at Novo Nordisk

The departments are part of Global Drug Discovery, which specialises in the discovery of biological medicines for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, haemophilia, chronic diseases like liver disease, cardiovascular diseases and kidney disease. We always strive for excellence and continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead - both as a company and as individuals.  We believe that innovation and creativity thrive in a healthy and engaging working environment. Therefore, we give you the opportunity to bring your personal ambition and passion to work to improve the quality of life of the patients.



For further information, please contact Anne Lützen on +45 3075 8281 or Michael Nyberg on +45 3075 0994.



17 January 2021


Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously, and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.



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Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronic diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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