Scientist for Pharmacology Research at Gubra

We are looking for a skilled scientist to join Pharmacology Research. As research scientist you will be responsible for a portfolio of in vivo studies and for supporting model development within our focus disease areas in both our contract research and drug discovery projects. 

Gubra is an ambitious biotech company striving for excellence at all levels. We insist on doing things efficiently – and often differently - to reach the results we aim for. Our vision is to become leaders in the fight for a more sustainable and healthier world. We do that by facilitating the discovery of new medicines, and by acting and inspiring others to fight against the ongoing climate and biodiversity crises. 

Pharmacology Research consists of four departments of animal technicians, laboratory technicians, and scientists working with a variety of rodent models for disease. Our current focus is primarily on diabetes, obesity, NASH/NAFLD, and gastrointestinal diseases but diabetic complications, incl. diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular disease, represent growing areas of research at Gubra. The in vivo pharmacology area collaborates extensively with all other research groups at Gubra as well as with our external collaborators on both contract research studies and innovation projects. 

Your tasks as Research Scientist are varied but include:  

  • Planning and conduction of in vivo pharmacology studies in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Participating in coordination tasks within the Pharmacology group and other areas of Gubra to ensure successfully executed studies. 

  • Professional communication with our external stakeholders (customers and collaborators). 

  • Optimizing current methods and models with focus on obtaining high quality data.  

  • Interpreting and reporting study results. 

Professional qualifications: 

  • A relevant life science background (e.g. biology, veterinary science, medical biology, biomedicine). 

  • Hands-on experience working with disease models in rodents. 

  • A strong scientific understanding of relevant disease areas, preferably diabetes, obesity, metabolic disease and/or diabetic complications. 

  • Experience performing in vivo pharmacology studies – preferably from drug and/or target discovery programs. 

You are

  • Self-motivated and keen to take on responsibility within your area of expertise. 

  • Curious by nature, motivated by data and not afraid of technical challenges. 

  • Proactive and able to initiate, focus and deliver on tasks and projects. 

  • Able to navigate and collaborate in an energetic and rapidly changing organization. 

  • And have good communication skills. 

Please apply no later than Oct. 31st, 2021, by uploading your motivated cover letter and resume on our website. Please note that applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. If you have questions about the position, please contact VP Signe Humle Jørgensen at +45 5121 0737. 

About Gubra  

Gubra is a company with a very dynamic and fast-paced drive. We have two primary areas of business: Preclinical contract research (CRO) services, and Proprietary early target and drug discovery programs.  

We are a biotech company delivering science to our partners and to our own research projects. We are active in the so-called pre-clinical space - before drugs are tested in humans - and generate a revenue by performing research for small and large pharma companies.   

Our focus is within the metabolic space (obesity, diabetes, NASH, and diabetic complications), where we specialize in in vivo pharmacology, peptide chemistry, molecular pharmacology, histology, stereology, imaging, NGS (next generation sequencing), bioinformatics and assays. We work with some of the most interesting and loyal partners and customers from across the world within big pharma, biotech, and academia. Through a constant focus on high quality, scientific excellence, speed, and solid teamwork we have established ourselves as a highly professional and competent partner in the market. 

People are our greatest asset, and our team consists of +150 employees all located in Hørsholm, Denmark. The mix of people from different cultures and educational backgrounds combined with our entrepreneurial mindset have greatly impacted our working environment, which is characterized by intensive drive, scientific curiosity, and teamwork – we join forces! 

 

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Signe Humle Jørgensen Vice President, Pharmacology Research
Job area: Pharmacology Research
Employment terms: Full time
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