We are looking for an experienced in vitro scientist with a strong background in in vitro assays. The ideal candidate takes ownership of projects, is proactive, and sets high quality standards for both study conduction and data deliveries. It is essential that you have a positive attitude and enjoy working with changing priorities and deadlines.

About us

Minerva Imaging’s vision is to become the leading contract research and contract development organization for targeted radionuclide therapy, enabling improved treatment regimens for patients with an emphasis on oncology and cardiovascular diseases. Our focus is on in vitro assays and the use of advanced animal models for in vivo and ex vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development.

We aim to excel in delivering customized cancer radiopharmaceutical research and serve as an extended research team to our collaborators. We have built a global leading R&D Contract Research Organization (CRO) for targeted radionuclide therapy and a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) to enable integrated planning and faster execution of promising new radionuclide theragnostic projects in close collaboration with leading researchers, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies.

Minerva is at the forefront of R&D in the theragnostic area. We are in a very fast-paced environment, where our researchers directly impact the advancement of new improved, and lifesaving drugs for seriously ill cancer patients. We have the ambition to make a difference for our clients, collaborating on advancing new treatment modalities for patients.

What are we looking for?

Minerva Imaging is offering a wide range of services and we are now looking for a candidate to expand our in vitro team. The ideal candidate has a great scientific understanding, preferable within the oncology space combined with in vitro assay development skills and interest.

Your tasks:

  • Plan and execute external and internal research activities within oncology and cardiovascular diseases
  • Plan and conduct cellular and biochemical assays to characterize and provide mechanism-of-action data for drug candidates primarily within targeted radionuclide therapy
  • Write study protocols, analyze data, and report study results
  • Participate in the development and setup of new in vitro assays in collaboration with senior scientists
  • Communicate with all stakeholders both internal and external, from technicians to Sponsor representatives
  • Supervise younger scientists and technicians.
  • Be an active part in our cell culture team

Required qualifications:

  • PhD degree within Natural or Life science
  • Broad knowledge in oncology, biochemistry and drug development
  • Scientific knowledge and hands on technical expertise in development of biochemical- and cell-based-assays such as, binding-, cytotoxicity- and proliferation-assays
  • Strong analytical mindset combined with a make it work attitude
  • Ability to plan, execute and report internal and external projects in collaboration with senior scientist
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • Previous work experience within targeted radionuclide therapy is considered as an advantage but not a must

 As a person you:

  • Thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, service organization where our collaborators rely on our ability to run the extra mile
  • Think independently and act as a responsible colleague who is comfortable speaking your mind
  • Have a strong interest in working hands-on with molecular and cell-based assays
  • Take responsibility for driving key project activities to completion
  • Can work independently but also as a team player in an international environment
  • Are social, positive and bring a lot of drive

If this sounds like you – please submit your application to career@minervaimaging.com no later than the 13th of June 2023. The application must include a short, motivated cover letter and a CV addressing the listed qualifications. Applications will be evaluated continuously.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Senior Scientist, Sebastian Gnosa at +45 31 62 74 77 – SEG@minervaimaging.com or Department Manager Trine Bjørnbo Engel at +45 27 26 98 77 – TBE@minervaimaging.com.

About Minerva Imaging

Minerva Imaging is a scientifically driven CRO founded in 2011 counting 130 employees. Our focus is on the use of advanced animal models within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development.

We engage with our collaborators to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers. We are rapidly growing, and the right candidate will be a key contributor to maintaining the scientific foundation and our approach to research while expanding our business. You will join a highly specialized CRO/CDMO, with ambitions of taking disease treatment to the next generation of personalized medicines.

We are an informal organization with a strong focus on open and honest communication. We value humor and a natural care for one another, meaning stepping up and lending a helping hand to a colleague when needed.

We offer a combined compensation package which includes a base salary, pension and an attractive bonus program. We care about our employees’ well-being and offer health insurance, a quality conscious lunch scheme and arrange monthly social activities. Follow Minerva Imaging on LinkedIn for the latest news.