Open Rank Scientist-LC-MS

Job description

Job description


Beijing, China Mainland

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NovoNordisk Research Center China

Location: Changping District, Beijing


The position
Take key responsibility in driving analytical technology development for early drug discovery. Use LC-MS proteomics technology to enable target discovery and validation, biology understanding of new therapeutic targets in areas of diabetes, obesity, heart failure, atherosclerosis, chronic kidney disease and MASH. You will be expected to leverage the innovation culture, mentor colleagues, and promote the collaboration culture both internally and globally.
You will be involved in cross-functional project teams with colleagues from many different scientific backgrounds both in China and in global sites located in Denmark (headquarter location), UK and USA. You will be responsible for developing and applying LC-MS proteomics workflows and proactively advance omics capabilities in the department. Moreover, you will be expected to contribute to maturing and advancing scientific ideas into projects within the different therapeutic areas of Novo Nordisk.
You will be referring directly to the department head and your main internal contacts in your daily work will be scientist colleagues, research associates, project members, and managers both in Beijing and global. Furthermore, developing and maintaining a strong external network is also going to be an important part of your work.


•    Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, analytical chemistry or related disciplines;

•    Minimum 2-3 years of postdoctoral training or equivalent industrial experience is preferred;
•    Strong background in LC-MS proteomics, including sample processing, MS systems, qualitative and quantitative analysis methods and softwares;
•    Experience and/or a strong interest in data science, digitalisation of laboratory workflows and application of FAIR data principles;

•    Data bioinformatics analysis is a plus;
•    Knowledge of metabolic biology relevant to obesity, diabetes and other cardiometabolic-related disorders;
•    Excellent communication and collaboration skills;

•    Proficiency in oral and written English.


About us
The Bioanalysis department is part of Discovery Technology at Novo Nordisk Research Centre China, an integrated part of Novo Nordisk R&D organization. At Discovery Technology, we drive drug discovery and pipeline development by offering a wide area of expertise covering biomolecular technologies to analytical technologies. At Novo Nordisk Research Center China (NNRCC), we offer you a chance to drive the changes for the benefits of patients, as well as possibilities for professional and personal development.  

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.