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.

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Leadership

Carsten H. Nielsen, PhD

Co-founder, CEO

Andreas Kjaer, Prof., MD, PhD, DMSc

Co-founder, CSO

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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 to 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 theragnostic 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 make a difference for our clients, collaborating on advancing new treatment modalities for patients.

Our plans for the new Head of Facility Maintenance
Do you want to take the lead of the Facility Management (FM) team in a fast-growing, sophisticated, radiopharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization? Then this could be the next step in your career. We are currently looking for a Head of Facility Maintenance for our site in Ølstykke – and maybe you are exactly what we need!

We imagine that you have experience in a similar position with operational tasks. Being service-oriented is natural for you and you have professional technical training – preferably around mechanical engineering (Maskiningeniør/maskinmester).

Your days will be highly varied but mainly focused on HVAC equipment as well as all the maintenance facilities that need to be running 24/7, most of them recently built. Sometimes, your expertise will be needed for problem-solving, facilitating the systematic root cause finding, on which we can base corrective and preventive measures on.

Experience

  • 2-3 years experience in similar roles.
  • Knowledgeable about HVAC systems and CTS.
  • Knowledgeable about clean utilities

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, and you can identify yourself with the following characteristics:

  • Ambitious entrepreneur
  • Team player
  • Problem-solving and make-it-work attitude
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and service-oriented organization

We further expect you to have:

  • Responsibility for HVAC, including different technical and coordinating assignments
  • Finding innovative ways to have better facility maintenance approaches and reduce the carbon footprint (e.g. being the main sponsor of energy optimization programs)
  • Life-cycle management of equipment incl. basic qualification testing and calibrations for certification
  • Taking necessary actions to increase productivity by minimizing downtimes of facilities.
  • Programming of controls for technical installations like gases, water / purified water, and HVACs.
  • Basic Maintenance-Programming-PLC-systems (e.g. CTS) for light, cooling, and ventilation
  • Coordinating activities with external service/construction partners

Commencement of assignment: As soon as possible.
Please submit your application no later than November 17, 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 our recruiting partner 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 now counting +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.

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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 to 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.

Click here to apply.

Minerva is at the forefront of R&D in the theragnostic 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 make a difference for our clients, collaborating on advancing new treatment modalities for patients.

Head of QC
We are looking for an ambitious, energetic, empathic, self-driven leader to head the Contract Development and Manufacturing organization of Minerva with a good understanding of QC work in a GMP facility. The Head of QC will lead all Minerva CDMO activities with a quality mindset in close collaboration with the Head of Production, the rest of the CDMO, and Minerva R&D organization. The Head of QC will refer to the Head of CDMO.

Having a quality mindset is key for this position and therefore your competence in building quality into everything you do is a core competence we are requiring. As Head of QC, you also take part in building up a very dynamic and fast-moving radiopharmaceutical production site. The Head of QC will take care of the daily release of production batches in collaboration with the QP of Minerva Imaging.

The CDMO activity is established as a greenfield project and a hands-on attitude is required to build the activity from an early start, being able to grow with the success of the company. We already have 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 QC will take part in the qualification process for the facility, setting up the quality system and negotiations with key clients, and transfer of methods and procedures from the Minerva R&D environment to the cGMP manufacturing unit.

Experience

  • Experience in a QC environment under cGMP is essential.
  • Familiar with the European and American cGMP manufacturing regulations.
  • Experience in method validation
  • HPLC 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, and you can identify yourself with the following characteristics:

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

We further expect you to have:

  • A background in chemistry
  • 3 years of QC experience with GMP manufacturing
  • Commercial attitude
  • English required
  • Danish is an advantage

Commencement of assignment: Jan.2023
Please submit your application no later than November 13th, 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 now counting +90 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.

Click here to apply.

Minerva Imaging is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial, and scientifically driven contract research organization (CRO) with the vision to become the globally leading CRO 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 to our collaborators. To facilitate our continued growth, we are looking for a dedicated, skilled, and empathic manager to lead our Chemistry and Radiochemistry department.

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As Department Manager of Chemistry and Radiochemistry, you will lead a team of 7 skilled scientists, and lead the development of the radiochemistry capabilities within the team in relation to the overall strategy of Minerva Imaging. You will join the Research Management team, and thereby become an integrated part of the R&D activities and business at Minerva Imaging. You will report to the Chief Development Officer (CDO).

To succeed in this role, you should have experience with people management and a relevant background in chemistry/radiochemistry/nuclear chemistry. Furthermore, you should be able to set the direction and motivate the Chemistry and Radiochemistry team, and at the same time coordinate activities with our pharmacology departments and other functions across the company. In addition, you can facilitate and improve scientific collaboration across functions by supporting your team members to be curious and share knowledge. Finally, it is essential that you have a flexible attitude, are willing to step in and support colleagues, and can make necessary decisions.

Your tasks:

  • Lead the Chemistry and Radiochemistry department, consisting of 7 scientists
  • Provide expert radiochemistry know-how and feedback
  • Study-related tasks, including contact with collaborators, protocol review and writing, data analysis, and guidance on report writing and review
  • Ensure timelines are met within the Chemistry and Radiochemistry team and have a continuous focus on quality standards and quality improvements
  • Participate in the development of our capabilities at Minerva Imaging, including supporting the identification of new areas of interest for us and our collaborators

Your qualifications:

  • A relevant M. Sc. degree or preferably a PhD in chemistry, natural sciences, or life sciences
  • At least 3 years of relevant post-graduate experience. Industry experience from biotech or pharmaceutical companies is an advantage.
  • Proven track record in people- or project management
  • Motivation for planning and coordinationPractical experience with isotopes is an advantage
  • Quality and detail-oriented mindset and excellent data presentation and analysis skills
  • Ability to drive projects on your own and thrive working with tight deadlines
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral

On a personal note, you are:

  • A team player, a proactive communicator, and lead by example
  • Enthusiastic and passionate, but pays attention to details
  • Problem-solving and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, service organization where our collaborators rely on our ability to run the extra mile

If this sounds like you, please submit your application no later than November 30th, 2022, by applying at 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 now counting +90 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. 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.

Click here to apply.