Rethink your impact
Are you passionate about laboratory automation and assay? Then you might be our new research associate.

Work for a cause, not just a company
Novozymes is the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms. Together with our customers, partners, and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. Our biological solutions enable higher agricultural yields, healthy food consumption, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel, and many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from – both today and in years to come. We need people who are eager to try new things, motivated by challenge, and not afraid to fail but driven to try again. And again. We know that original thinking happens when we’re given the flexibility to focus and the freedom to fully unfold our individual strengths. This is key to our innovation power. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. 

Join us as our new research associate for our analytical development lab
Do you have a passion and flair for classical microbial techniques and enzyme assays combined with the desire to develop new assays and lab procedures? Do you have a strong personal drive, curiosity and are self-driven and an energetic team-player with an innovative and quality mindset? Then you may be our new laboratory technician in Enzyme Assay Development. 

Welcome to Enzyme Assay Development (as part of Global Enzyme & Microbial Assays
The department is responsible for developing, validating and subsequently implementing analytical assays in our global Quality Control laboratories worldwide. We cover the interface between R&D and QC lab to transfer analytical assays from early development to QC lab procedures. The department is divided in teams and the open position is in our team supporting One Health product development projects to assure developing, validating, and implementing of analytical assays into our QC laboratories worldwide, as well as for external partners. 

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
Being engaged in evaluating new products or product formats in existing contaminant microbial assays and enzyme assays, as well as developing new procedures. The position will be a mix between classical microbiology techniques and enzyme activity analytical assays. You must be open to learn new procedures, especially if you are not well-experienced in both analytical areas you will need to build up new competences. 

To succeed you must bring:

  • An education as Research Associate (Laborant).
  • Hands-on experience with classical microbiology, sterile techniques and similar 
  • Hands-on experience with spectrophotometric analytical assays and general lab flows
  • Enjoy having the lab as your primary workspace and are self-driven in your workday
  • Have a high quality and analytical approach to your work 
  • Strong collaborative and teamwork mindset 
  • Well-anchored in reading and writing English, since this is default language in instructions and procedures 

This job will be located at Novozymes Bagsværd, Denmark.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: 11 June 2023
Contact details: For more information, please contact Science Manager Alberto Blak Grossi (+45 30 77 25 18)

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