About Minerva Imaging

Minerva Imaging is a scientifically driven CRO founded in 2011. Our focus is on the use of advanced oncology models and molecular imaging for translational cancer research and drug development.

We engage with our clients to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers.

Our competences build on more than two decades of research within oncology and molecular imaging performed at the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet, the National University Hospital of Denmark.

Leadership

Carsten H. Nielsen, PhD

Co-founder, CEO

Andreas Kjaer, Prof., MD, PhD, DMSc

Co-founder, CSO

Join us

We are continuously looking for motivated and skilled people.
Feel free to send us your unsolicited application to: hr@minervaimaging.com

Current open positions:

Minerva Imaging’s vision is to become the leading contract research and contract development organization for targeted radionuclide therapy, enabling improved treatment regimens for cancer patients. We aim to excel in delivering customized cancer radiopharmaceutical research and serve as an extended research team for our collaborators. We have built a global leading R&D platform for targeted radionuclide therapy and now add Contract Development and Manufacturing to enable integrated planning and faster execution of promising new radionuclide theragnostic projects in close collaboration with leading researchers, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies.

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Minerva is at the forefront of R&D in the theranostic area, and we are in a very fast-paced environment, where our researchers directly impact the advancement of new improved, and lifesaving drugs for seriously ill cancer patients. We have the ambition to be the difference for our clients, collaborating on advancing new treatment modalities for patients.

Our plans for the new Head of Production
We are looking for an ambitious, energetic, empathic, self-driven leader to head the Contract Development and Manufacturing organization of Minerva. The Head of Production will lead all Minerva CDMO activities in close collaboration with the Minerva R&D organization and will refer to the CEO of the company.

The CDMO activity is established as a greenfield project and a hands-on attitude is required to build the activity from the early start, being able to grow with the success of the company. Minerva already has several clients in line for the CDMO services and we envision a fast-paced start-up as soon as the equipment is installed and qualified in the new facility. The Head of Production will also take part in the qualification process for the facility, negotiations with key clients, and transfer of methods and procedures from the Minerva R&D environment to the cGMP manufacturing unit.

Experience

  • Experience in the manufacturing of radiopharmaceuticals (diagnostic or therapeutic) is essential.
  • Familiar with the European and American cGMP manufacturing regulations, and preferably also the GCP regulation.
  • Leadership or project leader experience

Personal characteristics
We are looking for an entrepreneurial character, with the ambition to drive and build a new activity, which is critical for the development of new cancer treatment regimens and client success.

Personality

  • Ambitious entrepreneur
  • Team player
  • Direction setting for the team
  • Problem-solving and make it work attitude
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and service-oriented organization

Other

  • Background in chemistry or physics
  • Commercial attitude
  • English required
  • Danish is an advantage

Commencement of assignment: August 2022

Please submit your application no later than June 30, 2022, by applying the link. The application must include a motivated cover letter and a CV addressing the listed
qualifications.

If you have questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact Talents2work; Janne Erwolter at +45 4023 6033 or at jse@talents2work.dk. Applications will be evaluated continuously, and potential candidates will be invited for job
interviews accordingly.

About Minerva Imaging
Minerva Imaging is a scientifically-driven CRO founded in 2011 approaching 80 employees. Our focus is on the use of advanced animal models within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development. We engage with our collaborators to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers. We are rapidly growing, and the right candidate will be a key contributor to maintaining the scientific foundation and our approach to research while expanding our business. You will join a highly specialized CRO / CDMO, with ambitions of taking disease treatment to the next generation of personalized medicines. We are an informal organization with a strong focus on open and honest communication. We value humor and a natural care for one another, meaning stepping up and lending a helping hand to a colleague when needed.

Drømmer du om at arbejde med grise, hunde, kaniner og marsvin i en moderne forsøgsdyrsstald i hastig udvikling? Så skal du læse videre og søge denne stilling.

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Minerva Imaging er en hurtigt voksende kontraktforskningsvirksomhed (CRO) med ca. 70 medarbejdere. Vores ambition er at tilbyde vores kunder helt unikke muligheder indenfor brugen af store dyremodeller i den prækliniske forskning. Fokus er derfor på brugen af avancerede dyremodeller inden for kræft og hjerte-kar-sygdomme samt udnyttelse af avanceret molekylær billeddannelse indenfor udviklingen af nye lægemidler.

For at imødekomme den fortsatte vækst søger vi en dedikeret og talentfuld dyrepasser med erfaring fra in vivo farmakologi og med fokus på teamwork til vores site i Ølstykke, Danmark.

Minerva Imaging har både en smådyrsenhed med mus og rotter samt en stordyrsenhed med både grise, hunde, kaniner og marsvin. Stordyrsstalden indeholder i dag, ud over pladsen til dyrene, en operationsstue, samt rum til klinisk molekylær billeddiagnostik. Stordyrsfaciliteten er under kraftig udvidelse med nye staldbygninger, der åbner allerede i April 2022 samt en igangværende opførelse af nye avancerede kirurgiske faciliteter og installering af nye kliniske billeddiagnostiske scannere. Disse nye faciliteter vil gøre, at du bliver en del af en højt specialiseret CRO, med ambitioner om at tage sygdomsbehandling og forskning til et nyt niveau.

Stillingens hovedopgave er at deltage i in vivo farmakologi projekter for vores samarbejdspartnere. Arbejdet kræver fleksibilitet, multitasking og en høj grad af samarbejde. Teammedlemmerne deltager i flere projekter samtidigt, og du kommer til at arbejde i et tværgående og tempofyldt miljø sammen med et erfarent team af forskere, dyrlæger, dyrepassere og laboranter.
Den ideelle kandidat har allerede praktisk erfaring med in vivo teknikker i store dyr, men vigtigst er interessen, et kvikt hoved og en læringsparat og positiv indstilling.

Dine opgaver vil være varierede, men omfatter blandt andet:

  • Pasning og pleje af de opstaldede dyr
  • Udførsel af sundhedstjek
  • Træning af forsøgsdyrene i div. rutiner
  • Dosering af teststoffer via forskellige ruter (IV, SC, PO, IM, mm)
  • Udtagelse af serielle blodprøver til farmakodynamiske og farmakokinetiske tests
  • Bedøvelse og anæstesi
  • Udførsel af molekylær billeddannelse med avanceret klinisk billeddiagnostik
  • Deltagelse i kirurgiske indgreb
  • Obduktion og udtagning af organer
  • Generel oprydning og rengøring i faciliteten så en høj standard opretholdes

Faglige kvalifikationer

  • Du har en baggrund som uddannet dyrepasser eller tilsvarende
  • Relevant uddannelse i overensstemmelse med dansk lovgivning (FELASA AD eller lignende)
  • Du har relevant in vivo erfaring med forsøg i minigrise, LYD grise og hunde

Personlige kvalifikationer

  • Ivrig efter at lære og er komfortabel med at navigere i et travlt miljø
  • Ikke bange for at tage fat og deltage i fysisk staldarbejde
  • Du kan administrere mange studier og er god til at springe fra opgave til opgave.
  • Du eren teamplayer med positiv indstilling og arbejder dedikeret og grundigt for at opnå dine mål.
  • God humoristisk sans og passion for vores arbejde.

Send venligst din ansøgning senest den 1. maj 2022. Ansøgningen skal indeholde et motiveret følgebrev og et CV, der omhandler de anførte kvalifikationer.

Hvis du har spørgsmål vedrørende stillingen, bedes du kontakte Philip Pedersen, In vivo Farmakologi gruppeleder e-mail: php@minervaimaging.com. Har du spørgsmål til rekrutteringsprocessen kan du kontakte rekrutteringspartner Janne Erwolter på 40236033.

Ansøgninger vil blive vurderet løbende, og vi inviterer potentielle ansøgere til jobsamtale i overensstemmelse hermed.

Are you eager to join a fast-growing scientifically-driven CRO company? Now you have a unique opportunity as we are looking for a Quality Assurance Professional who shares our passion, drive, and energy for research within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development.

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Minerva Imaging is a fast-growing and entrepreneurial-driven CRO with the ambition to be the globally leading CRO in our area of expertise. We aim to excel in delivering customized cancer radiopharmaceutical research and serve as an extended research team for our collaborators. We are currently building a new sterile production facility, and to facilitate the outbuild of our pharmaceutical quality system (PQS) and strengthen the support of our project validation team, we seek a dedicated and talented scientist to join and strengthen our Quality Assurance unit as a QA Professional.

The ideal candidate has a strong scientific understanding, preferably within the analytical chemistry area combined with a high level of academic writing skills. Your interest in quality assurance and your dedication to delivering high-quality work is more important than many years of industry experience. Mindset-wise you must be a citizen of the new digital era.
As an individual you are detail-oriented, thorough, reflective, work structured with a persistent attitude and a critical thinking mindset to deliver high-quality work, and you are a relaxed, kind, and helpful colleague.

Your tasks are varied (and shared within the QA unit) but include

  • Build and upgrade our ePQS (electronic quality management system). Our ePQS covers our research and development studies, GLP archive, and GMP activities.
  • Work as an ePQS superuser and trainer (we will train you in our ePQS) and process responsible for CAPAs, non-conformities, and change control processes.
  • Support colleagues with the drafting of SOPs, work instructions, forms, etc. meaning that you help your colleagues from start to end in their drafting process (medical writing), making sure that all our procedures are consistent across our ePQS and of high quality.
  • GMP QA tasks e.g., review of data packages and certificates of analysis, review of qualification/validation documents and review of SOPs, work instructions, non-conformities, change requests, CAPAs, etc.

Your Profile:

  • A natural sciences background at MSc level or higher e.g., as a pharmacist, engineer, or chemist is required. Experience in radiochemistry or analytical chemistry is considered an advantage.
  • A strong interest in pharmaceutical quality assurance is required.
  • Experience with sterile production, analytical method development, validation/qualification, and/or quality assurance is considered an advantage. Likewise, recent professional GMP courses are also considered an advantage.
  • Strong skills and experience with Excel are preferable.
  • Data-oriented mindset, strong skills within applied IT, and critical thinking is required.
  • Strong academic writing skills in English.
  • Fluent communication and presenting skills in English are required.
  • Experience with cross-functional teams and an ability to bridge across disciplines are preferable and will be part of your role.

On a personal note, you are

  • Relaxed, kind, and polite.
  • Thorough and detail-oriented.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Work independently on agreed tasks with a solution-oriented attitude.
  • Work structured towards meeting deadlines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic service organization with an extremely high academic level.

We are an informal organization with a strong focus on open and honest communication. We value humor and a natural care for one another, meaning stepping up and lending a helping hand to a colleague when needed.

Sounds like you, please submit your application no later than May 10th, 2022, by applying using the link. The application must include a motivated cover letter and a CV addressing the listed qualifications.

If you have questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact Talents2work; Janne Erwolter at +45 4023 6033 or at jse@talents2work.dk

Applications will be evaluated continuously, and potential candidates will be invited for job interviews accordingly.

About Minerva Imaging
Minerva Imaging is a scientifically-driven CRO founded in 2011 approaching 80 employees. Our focus is on the use of advanced animal models within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development. We engage with our collaborators to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers. We are rapidly growing, and the right candidate will be a key contributor to maintaining the scientific foundation and our approach to research while expanding our business. You will join a highly specialized CRO, with ambitions of taking disease treatment to the next generation of personalized medicines.

Click here to apply.

Are you eager to kick start your professional carrier within the pharmaceutical industry? Now you can do this by joining a fast-growing scientifically driven CRO company that works with the globally most promising biotech and pharma companies within our area of expertise.

We offer a unique opportunity as a Student Assistant to our Quality Assurance team. We are looking for a truly clever head who shares our passion, drive, and energy for research within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development.

Minerva Imaging is a fast growing and entrepreneurial driven CRO with the ambition to be the globally leading CRO in our area of expertise. We aim to excel in delivering customized cancer radiopharmaceutical research and serve as an extended research team to our collaborators. We are currently building a new sterile production facility, and to facilitate the build of our pharmaceutical quality system (PQS) and strengthen the support of our project validation team, we seek a dedicated and talented pharmacist student to join and strengthen our Quality Assurance team as a Student Assistant next to the studies (approximately 8 hours per week). Your tasks will be mainly with data entries and migration, and data verification. With time you may also be introduced to coordination tasks, scientific writing, and routine GMP QA and IT tasks.

The ideal candidate is a pharmacist student with interest and scientific understanding within the analytical chemistry area combined with a natural flair for academic writing. Your interest in science along with your dedication to delivering high quality work are the critical assets as well as mindset-wise you must be a citizen of the new digital era. You will be supported by experienced colleagues that will help and guide you into the tasks and understanding of the pharma area.

As an individual you are detail oriented, thorough, reflected, work structured with a persistent attitude and a critical thinking mindset to deliver high quality work, and you are a relaxed, kind, and a helpful colleague.

Your Profile:

Professional qualifications:

  • Scientific interest and understanding within the analytical chemistry area.
  • General flair for IT
  • Knowledge within Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge within Sharepoint
  • Good communication and presenting skills in English

As a person, you take great pride in your professional work, you are on time and simultaneously manage to be flexible. Other personal qualifications include team spirit, good communication skills and a constructive mind set when troubleshooting is necessary. In general, you have a positive approach and are dedicated to your work. You solve your assignments carefully and thoroughly.

We are an informal organization with a strong focus on open and honest communication. We value humor and a natural care for one another, meaning stepping up and lending a helping hand to a colleague when needed.

We recently implemented our Minerva Imaging Scholar Program to support Minerva Imaging as a Scientifically driven CRO. Through MI Scholar we offer projects for dedicated students within natural sciences that want to work in an interdisciplinary environment alongside enthusiastic and competent colleagues. As a student assistant, you will already be a part of Minerva Imaging and get the opportunity to shape your own master project that can be conducted through the MI Scholar Programme.

Sounds as you, please submit your application to QA Manager Pernille Kløve Sørensen, see contact details below. The application must include a motivated cover letter and a CV addressing the listed qualifications.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact QA Manager Pernille Kløve Sørensen by phone +45 60656509 or mail pks@minervaimaging.com.

Applications will be evaluated continuously, and potential candidates will be invited for job interviews accordingly.

About Minerva Imaging
Minerva Imaging is a scientifically driven CRO founded in 2011 approaching 80 employees. Our focus is on the use of advanced animal models within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development. We engage with our collaborators to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers. We are rapidly growing, and the right candidate will be a key contributor to maintaining the scientific foundation and our approach to research, while expanding our business. You will join a highly specialized CRO, with ambitions of taking disease treatment to the next generation of personalized medicines.

Are you eager to join a fast-growing scientifically-driven CRO company? Now you have a unique opportunity as we are looking for a pharmacology research scientist who shares our passion, drive, and energy for research.

Click here to apply.

Minerva Imaging is a fast-growing and entrepreneurial-driven CRO with the ambition to be the globally leading CRO in our area of expertise. We aim to excel in delivering customized cancer radiopharmaceutical research, and drug discovery programs within the cardiovascular disease, and serve as an extended research team for our collaborators.

To facilitate continued growth, we seek a dedicated and talented Scientist with an understanding and interest in large animal disease models, and the ability to design and interpret in vivo pharmacology studies. The ideal candidate is structured and can handle many tasks at a time. You must have a dedicated and persistent attitude with an aim to succeed and deliver high-quality data.

Your tasks are varied but include

  • Designing and conducting large animal in vivo pharmacology studies in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Execution and implementation of surgically induced disease models
  • Molecular imaging of large animals like PET and SPECT/CT
  • Participating in coordination tasks within the Pharmacology department and other areas of Minerva Imaging to ensure successfully executed studies
  • Communicating with external stakeholders (customers) orally and in writing
  • Optimizing current methods with your passion for high-quality data
  • Analyzing, interpreting, and reporting study results

Your Profile:

  • A life science background at minimum Master level e.g., biology, veterinary science, or (molecular) biomedicine, and preferably at least a couple of years of experience
  • Experience with in vivo pharmacology studies in large animals is an advantage
  • Experience as a Study Director of in vivo pharmacology studies
  • Experience with molecular imaging techniques is an advantage
  • Idea driven and project-oriented
  • Flair for – and interest in – customer contact
  • Highly collaborative with strong execution skills
  • Diploma in laboratory animal science equivalent to FELASA category (AD)

On a personal note, you

  • Are passionate and keep attention to details
  • Are strong in communication with project stakeholders
  • Have strong analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, service organization

As we are an informal organization, we value humor and a natural care for one another, meaning stepping up and lending a helping hand to a colleague when needed, and we keep focus on open and honest communication.
That sounds as you, please submit your application no later than June 6th, 2022. The application must include a motivated cover letter and a CV addressing the listed qualifications.

If you have questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact Talents2work;
Janne Erwolter at +45 4023 6033 or at jse@talents2work.dk. Applications will be evaluated continuously, and potential candidates will be invited for job interviews accordingly.

About Minerva Imaging
Minerva Imaging is a scientifically-driven CRO founded in 2011 and today we apply close to 80 employees. Our focus is on the use of advanced animal models within oncology and cardiovascular diseases and in vivo molecular imaging for translational research and drug development. We engage with our collaborators to understand their scientific questions and discuss how our methods and capabilities can provide answers. We are rapidly growing, and the right candidate will be a key contributor to maintaining the scientific foundation and our approach to research while expanding our business. You will join a highly specialized company, with ambitions of taking disease treatment to the next generation of personalized medicines.