Affibody AB

Scientist Analytical Chemistry – Protein Drugs

Affibody AB Do you have experience from work in the pharmaceutical industry with protein drug development and analytical chemistry? Do you want to be part of the development of new protein therapeutics at an innovative, exciting and expanding biotech company and help drive science to patients?
den 11 februari 2018
Förväntad start.
den 1 mars 2018
Antal timmar
Sverige > Solna stad > Stockholms län

Affibody is developing a portfolio of innovative drug projects, including four proprietary programs targeting liver diseases, autoimmune diseases and psoriasis. The fourth program is a diagnostic imaging program that is directed primarily towards metastatic breast cancer.

Affibody has ongoing commercial relationships with several companies such as AbClon, Biotest, Daewoong, Daiichi Sankyo, GE Healthcare, Nordic Nanovector, and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum.

Key responsibility areas

  • Responsibility for analytical method development and support as well as doing analytical method development and support in connection with development of in-house discovery pipeline and process development, as well as out-sourced GMP production
  • Methods of interest – LC/MS, RP-UHPLC, CD, RI-RALS, SDS-PAGE, Endotoxin analysis, Analytical Ion-exchange chromatography (CIEX and AIEX), and SEC
  • Also of interest – Different modes of mass spectrometry, cIEF, light scattering methods for aggregate analysis (e.g. DLS, RALS and MALS) and methods for protein stability determination (e.g. ITC, DSC, and DSF)
  • Responsibility for all communications with CMO:s regarding transfer and validation of analytical methods and characterization of protein therapeutics
  • GMP and GLP protocol/SOP proof reading
  • Keep up to date with regulatory requirements within the field of analytical methods


PhD in analytical chemistry/protein chemistry or other advanced degree in relevant life science area


You need to have a good understanding of regulatory guidelines for validation of assays and the requirements for good laboratory and manufacturing practice (GLP and GMP) and an interest in practical laboratory work as well as reading scientific publications/regulatory guidelines and writing reports.

You are a person with high energy who is driven, able to take initiative, results oriented and self-motivated. You need to have good problem-solving skills, an analytical mind set, and strong communication/interaction skills as well as strong sense of personal accountability working independently and in teams. You must also have ability to communicate, document and present results in English.


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Application and more information

You are welcome with your application by e-mailing your CV and a personal letter to as soon as possible. We are working continuously with this recruitment project. Write “Analytical Chemistry” in the subject field. Please call Knut Natt och Dag on +46 722 166 800 if you have any questions.

Affibody is cooperating with Aktivia Science Work in this recruitment. Aktivia Science Work is a recruiting and consulting company within Life Sciences specialized in positions within the pharmaceutical industry – from early discovery through pharmaceutical development and clinical development to the market place. We are members of SwedenBIO and Medicon Valley Alliance. You can read more about us at or website –

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