Senior Development Associate II

Bothell, WA, United States
Oct 20, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with sites worldwide including in Bothell, Washington, Lundbeck is the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world's most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders. Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.

In October 2019, Lundbeck acquired Alder Biopharmaceuticals, now known as Lundbeck Seattle BioPharmaceuticals (Lu-SBP). The Lu-SBP site is responsible for antibody development and biologics manufacturing in collaboration with the global Lundbeck CMC Biologics organization.


Supports early and late stage analytical development and characterization towards commercialization of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). Responsibilities include assay development, improvement, & support on a variety of analytical techniques, data analysis and report writing. This job also involves interacting with Lundbeck Seattle Upstream, Downstream, and Quality Control groups, and external CMO's.

  • Works in laboratory to develop or improve analytical methods for process development
  • Conducts product characterization experiments - generate data
  • Supports Upstream and Downstream development - analyze samples, summarize data, explain data
  • Interprets analytical results with minimal supervision - charts and data
  • Writes analytical methods and development reports to support IND
  • Maintains instruments and trouble-shooting assays
  • Ensures lab efficiency with on-time delivery of results

  • Accredited master's degree with 6+ years of biopharmaceutical experience OR bachelor's degree with 8+ years of biopharmaceutical experience OR 10+ years of a combination of education and biopharmaceutical experience
  • Experience in therapeutic mAb and protein characterization
  • Analytical development experience with analytical tools such as SE-HPLC, IEX, RP-HPLC, glycan analysis, CE, cIEF, and a variety of wet chemistry techniques
  • Extensive experience in chromatography and Empower software is essential
  • Excellent oral, written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and effectively work in a team environment
  • Ability to focus and work in a fast-pace and results oriented environment is essential

  • Accredited BS / MS in Analytical Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Experience with SPR binding assays

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 5% domestically. International travel may be required. (If applicable)

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases - we call this Progress in Mind.


Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.