Senior Radiochemist (m/f)
Contribute at the forefront of pediatric antibody cancer treatment
Y-mAbs Therapeutics A/S is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of pediatric cancer. We have a broad and clinically advanced product pipeline, including two late-stage and clinically validated product candidates. Y-mAbs has opened two Investigational New Drug Applications in the USA for our two lead products with development in pivotal phase II and phase II/III, respectively.
We plan to initiate new clinical trials in both Europe and USA this year and our innovative pipeline is expected to result in more clinical activity in near future.
New role with exciting development opportunities
To help us reach the next stage in bringing our products to market, we are currently looking for a Senior Radiochemist who will be in charge of developing and running our new production facilities at Risø Research Center in Denmark.
In this newly established position, you will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Technical Operations and you will be an integral part of ensuring a smooth production process from a-z, including everything from setting up a professional and GMP compliant facility at Risø, radiolabeling clinical and potential commercial products for Y-mAbs development programs, as well as acting as the key person in coordinating the various activities in collaboration with our CMO partners, which consists of both private companies and academia laboratories.
Varied tasks and great impact
In other words, you are the person in charge of making sure our most advanced products will reach the market – and helping patients – within the next year.
In this way, your day-to-day will typically consist of:
• Developing and qualifying processes and equipment for radiolabeling of antibodies together
with external academic and industrial partners. We are currently working with radioisotopes of iodine (I-131) and lutetium (Lu-177) for internal radiotherapy treating pediatric cancers.
• Providing expertise within the establishment of manufacturing and quality control equipment to enable the production and release of radiolabeled antibodies for clinical and commercial use.
• Providing and reviewing GMP procedures and process documentation for authorities’ approval.
• Supporting in the writing of documents concerning radiochemistry for regulatory filings, as well as providing knowledge on general radiation safety and handling of hazardous materials according to
• Developing radiolabeling of new products, including antibody conjugates.
As you will be a key person in establishing and running the daily production facilities at Risø, we expect you to have a background within chemistry, physics, engineering or equivalent – with a specialty in radiochemistry. Furthermore, you are experienced in qualifying processes and equipment, as well as in the production of PET biomarkers or radiolabeling of medicinal products for clinical or commercial supply. Finally, your passion for establishing a state-of-the-art facility for state-of-the-art therapies, together with a wide variety of international stakeholders should be your driving force!
Moving forward in your career
The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group A/S. Please submit your CV and application in English on www.compasshrg.com - If you would like to find out more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Research Consultant Joan Hemmingsen from Compass on telephone: +45 70 20 12 75. Please note that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.
Y-mAbs Therapeutics A/S is a Danish affiliate of Y-mAbs Therapeutics Inc., which is located in New York. Our mission is to discover, develop and deliver novel antibody therapeutics for the treatment of both pediatric and adult cancer patients. Working at Y-mAbs, is therefore a unique chance to be part of a small, Danish biotech company with global impact! Y-mAbs is a true entrepreneurship, where you will get the chance to make a difference. The organisation is literally too small for you to hide – you will be put on the spot and expected to contribute to state-of-the-art research. If you are passionate about making your mark and building something with your equally dedicated colleagues, Y-mAbs is the most exciting biotech company in Denmark right now, and joining them, means joining a company on a fantastic journey! See more at www.ymabs.com
• Application deadline: ASAP
• Workplace:: Roskilde, Denmark
• Reference:: 1903.285