job description.

AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. AstraZeneca is proud to offer a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Co-workers are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity. 

 Are you an analytical chemist interested in learning more about preparative chromatography? Would you like to work in a cross-functional environment using state of the art technology? Then you might be our next member in the Separation Science Laboratory team!

We’re looking for a talented and motivated analytical chemist to join AstraZeneca's Separation Science Laboratory team within the Pharmaceutical Science function at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg. 

The vision for Pharmaceutical Sciences is to deliver the therapies of the future through scientific leadership in drug delivery, design of synthetic routes and manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). Our portfolio of projects spans traditional small molecules to nucleotide-based therapies and nanomedicines across AstraZeneca’s therapy areas.


You will join a highly competent team and collaboratively drive the delivery of pure compounds to our early portfolio. We use modern chromatographic instrumentation including LC and SFC in both analytical and preparative scale and a high degree of automation.

To be successful in this role you will need a problem-solving attitude and strong delivery focus. It is essential with good communication skills and ability to engage and collaborate across boundaries. You are expected to: 

  • Be laboratory based and work collaboratively with colleagues 
  • Run chromatographic equipment as well as liquid handling robotics
  • Effectively operate with scientists from other functions in a highly cross-disciplinary environment 


Essential requirements
  • Scientific knowledge within chromatography
  • Technical skills and experience to use and maintain chromatographic equipment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent English, both spoken and written
  • Work collaboratively, prioritise your own work and act decisively
For us, it is important that all competence and skills in the labor market are utilized. We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.


2020-01-20, selection and interviews will be ongoing. The position may be filled before the last day of application, therefore, apply as soon as possible.

For more information:  Contact Eleonor Ehrman, consultant manager,  +4673-343 41 09 or Kerstin Karlsson, consultant manager,

Uppdragsgivare: Randstad Life Sciences

Ort: Mölndal kommun

Sista ansökningsdag: 2020-01-24

Kontaktperson: Kerstin Karlsson

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