Lab Technician

Novo Nordisk A/S





Måløv, Capital Region of Denmark, DK

Novo Nordisk is looking for two highly skilled and motivated laboratory technicians for our important and ambitious research in Maaloev.

Laboratory Technician in Translational Science

Are you passionate about scientific research? Would you like make a difference and deliver high quality results which have direct impact within a project and patient?

Then we have a position as a laboratory technician that offers excellent opportunities for developing personal and professional competences within an international organization.

About the department

You will join the department of Translational Sciences, comprised of senior scientists and technical staff dedicated to research within

Cardiovascular (CVD) & Liver Disease (NASH) therapy areas as well as Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

. As part of our corporate strategy within research, this department has a focus towards target/biomarker identification, target validation and pre-clinical progression of new treatments within CVD, NASH and Obesity. We implement, characterise and apply translational research by integrating biomarker identification and patient stratification into each project.

Our commitment is to build a presence within cardiovascular and liver disease research and to build a pipeline of differentiated candidate drugs in heart failure, atherosclerosis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and obesity.

The position

We are looking for two highly skilled, motivated and self-driven laboratory technicians in a permanent position.

As a technician in our team, you will be working closely together with one or two scientists but also collaborate broadly with other scientists and technicians across the department.

Your main focus will be testing, developing and optimizing immuno- and cell-based assays and we expect you to have a strong experience in both ELISA and MSD platforms. In addition, you will work with immortalized cell culture and/or primary cells.


You have an education as a Laboratory Technician (Laborant), Biomedical Laboratory Scientist (Bioanalytiker) or a related discipline and at least 5 years of hands-on laboratory experience with assay development, experimental design and data analysis.

In addition, you bring the following skills and competencies:

  • Solid technical experience in methods within molecular biology discipline, such as ELISA, RNA and protein characterization, preferably qPCR, Western blotting and similar.
  • Experience of working with in vitro cell cultures, both primary and immortalized and in developing and validating cell-based assays.
  • Strong focus on data analysis and reporting.
  • Positive, engaging and innovative mindset.
  • Personal drive and motivation for solving complex problems, and for generation of high-quality data.
  • You thrive in constantly changing environment often working on several tasks at times.
  • Written and verbal fluency in English and Danish is required.

Working at Novo Nordisk
We always strive for excellence and continuously develop our expertise to stay ahead both as a company and as individuals. We believe that innovation and creativity thrive in a healthy and engaging working environment. Therefore, we give you the opportunity to bring your personal ambition and passion to work to improve the quality of life of the patients.

For further information please contact Natasha B. Michaelsen (+45 3079 8744) or Marianne Scheel Fjording (+

45 3075 7453


22 November 2019.

Millions rely on us
To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.

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