QC Scientist for assay development

QC Scientist for assay development

On-site │ Copenhagen, Denmark

Signe Christensen, M.Sc., Ph.D., Manager QC development is hiring

Are you someone who thrives on tackling analytical challenges? Do you enjoy working in the lab to find innovative solutions to practical problems? Then you could be the perfect fit for our QC scientist position. At Bactolife, we are in the initial stages of establishing our QC platform and are seeking a skilled protein scientist to spearhead the development of our protein-protein interaction assays. Your role will also involve implementing a program for characterizing analytical standards and reagents.

You will be working closely with a small team of lab technicians and scientists and collaborate with our research, production and application teams to ensure smooth transfer of know-how on the chemistry and analytical aspects of our products. Additionally, you will engage with external partners like CROs and CDMOs as we finalize method transfers and production processes.

The job: 

As a QC Scientist, your primary responsibility will be to develop and optimize SPR and ELISA assays for protein-protein interaction studies to support our Quality Control (QC) processes. You will utilize your expertise in biochemistry and molecular biology to design experimental protocols and conduct hands-on laboratory work to generate robust and reproducible data. You will play a key role in troubleshooting assay-related issues, propose innovative solutions to enhance assay performance and efficiency. Your thorough record-keeping of experiments, protocols, and results is crucial for meeting regulatory standards and ensuring the quality and effectiveness of our products.


  • PhD or Master of Science in biochemistry, biotechnology, food technology, or equivalent, with a thorough knowledge of protein chemistry
  • Interest in analytical development and QC within food, feed, or pharma industries
  • Experience with analysis of protein-protein interaction using SPR and ELISA
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and drive projects to completion
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a passion for innovation in assay development 

Our current projects range from early discovery research to application and formulation testing. We need your expertise to bring functional and validated Binding Proteins supporting gut health to market. You will have significant autonomy and responsibility in shaping our workplace culture, valuing your expertise, integrity, and innovative ideas. 

You are part of a team and deeply committed to achieving excellence in both scientific research and commercial outcomes with exceptional attention to detail.

Once your application is received, we prioritize conducting interviews on an ongoing basis. This means we aim to schedule interviews as applications come in, ensuring that your efforts receive timely attention.

We welcome all interested candidates regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion, or ethnic background. However, applicants must already have a valid work permit for the European Union.

Working at Bactolife

Join a dynamic community where your work is integral to driving innovative health solutions. At Bactolife, located in Copenhagen's biotech innovation hub, we're leading the revolution in gut health with our unique Binding Protein technology. Backed by prestigious partners, our diverse team is making strides to impact diets worldwide.

Driving Our Global Mission

Join our passionate team in revolutionizing health and gut health. Be part of the vision, making a real difference in the world.

Dynamic Collaboration in a Tight-knit Community

At Bactolife, everyone's contribution is pivotal. With monthly science meetings and intense cross-team collaborations, you're never just a number.

Growth Opportunities

In our fast-growing scale-up environment, embrace unique responsibilities and immerse yourself in innovative projects and challenges

Flat Organizational Structure

At Bactolife, we believe in equality. Enjoy a work environment where everyone is on the same level, fostering genuine collaboration and mutual respect.

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