R&D Scientist, with a commercial mindset

Do you want to be part of moving life science forward?

As we're expanding our pipeline of products and services to suite the future of diagnostics, drug modalities and disease indications we're looking for a new R&D scientist to be responsible for supporting the commercial team technically and scientifically and work in close collaboration with product managers, as well as manufacturing. 

Location: Malmö
Reports to: Head of R&D
Last day of application: Please apply as soon as possible as we are working continuously with the applications.

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For the recruitment of this position we're working with an external recruiter: ROI Rekrytering. Inquiries are treated confidentially. Interviews are held continuously, so show your interest as soon as possible!

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Your responsibility as R&D scientist is to work within the R&D team, as well as broadly across different departments, to ensure excellent product delivery. This requires a wealth of knowledge about a range of products and technologies, provide technical and scientific support to marketing and commercial teams, recommend improvements, identify opportunities and add scientific value to our products.

Internally, you will be responsible for supporting the commercial team technically and scientifically and you will work in close collaboration with product managers, as well as manufacturing. Externally, you respond to, and assist, customers to resolve technical problems, provide scientific input to secure new accounts and more. As the link between many functions at Svar as well as externally, your skills as a master communicator as well as your ability to see the big picture and keep your head cool in high pressure situations will be appreciated.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate actively in the development of the company
  • Take responsibility for technical and scientific support internally & externally
  • Participate in the development & validation of immunoassays, cell-based reporter gene assays and evaluation of assay performance
  • Work with R&D and in close collaboration with the product management, marketing and manufacturing
  • Add scientific value to existing and new developed products via case studies, posters & presentations
  • Participate in tech transfer for cell and reagent production
  • Get a chance to grow quickly from interacting with many functions in a commercial operation


You are ambitious and dedicated with a drive to support the organization by developing successful products within the R&D pipeline.

You are motivated by achieving great results through, and together with, teams across Svar Life Science and you exhibit a high simultaneous capacity, are passionate about science and solving technical challenges.

We believe you have the following qualifications:

  • PhD in life sciences preferably immunology/cell biology/molecular biology
  • Experience with assay development of cell-based reporter gene assays and immunoassays
  • Experience with technical customer support
  • Excellent communication skills and commercial mindset
  • Experience with data visualization and communication (posters, marketing collateral, website content etc) is an advantage
  • Experience with conducting research in pharma/biotech within immunology/inflammatory diseases is preferrable
  • Knowledge of basic quality system regulations, procedures and MS office
  • Good interpersonal skills working in an international environment
  • A positive, problem solving mindset, responsible and caring
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal) is required