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Now is an exciting time to join Gubra. We are growing rapidly in our facilities in Hørsholm north of Copenhagen. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, where job satisfaction and personal development are top priorities.

Our people are carefully selected based not only on hard-core competencies, but also on their mindset and spirit. Our ambition is that Gubra is a place where talented people are empowered to put their competencies and passion into play every day. We work as a team to make a difference for people with serious metabolic diseases.


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Janne Skarsø Erwolter 

Sr. HR manager
+45 4023 6033

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Open positions

Bioinformatic Research Scientist

At Gubra we are looking for a Bioinformatic Research Scientist to support and expand our fast-growing field of expertise, spanning from gene expression profiling to simulation of compound performance. We are looking for a person with great coordinating skills, who takes ownership and can transform complicated data to valuable biological results. We are looking for a Scientist, who are ready to set an ambitious high standard for the quality level of bioinformatics at Gubra. 
Gubra is a young company, very dynamic and data driven. Our workdays can be quite hectic with rapid changes and it is therefore essential that you have a flexible attitude. We are focused within the disease areas of diabetes, obesity and NASH/NAFLD, where many of our models and technological expertise’s are connected. At Gubra, we strongly believe in advancing science by continuously testing our hypotheses and trying to answer questions by conducting scientific studies in the animal facilities or in the laboratory. As a Bioinformatic Research Scientist at Gubra, you are supporting that vision by analyzing data from several areas within the organization. You will be part of the Bioinformatics group that currently consists of 1 Principal Scientist, 2 Research Scientists, 1 PhD student, and 1 Group Leader.  
The group do various bioinformatics and data management tasks. Your tasks as a Bioinformatic Research Scientist are varied, but include: 
  • Support our NGS analysis infrastructure 
  • Develop, maintain and support apps for data analysis tasks across the organization 
  • Develop and expand our data analysis and visualization pipeline 
  • Computational drug discovery and development 
  • Take part in the daily scientific research, discussions and presentations 
Professional qualifications

Required Skills and Experience: 
  • A keen interest in all things related to data analysis and computational biology 
  • Education in computational and/or biological sciences and keen interest in gene regulation, pharmacology and drug discovery 
  • Fluent in the R programming language and able to execute advanced analysis tasks within this framework 
  • Experienced in handling and analyzing large expression data sets from transcriptomics or proteomics experiments 
  • Familiarity with common data science strategies for dealing with large scale data sets 
Desired Skills and Experience: 
  • Good Linux skills 
  • Experience developing software using R-Shiny 
  • Knowledge about database maintenance 
  • Knowledge about NGS and RNAseq tools such as: STAR, DESeq and BioMart 
  • Experience in using machine-learning strategies to address biological questions 
Personal qualifications: 
In general, you have a positive attitude and take great pride in your professional work. Our team appreciates if you have a sense of humor and join forces. Thus, to succeed in this position you need to:  
  • Be well organized and deliver data on time 
  • Be flexible when plans and priorities change 
  • Communicate well in English, orally and in writing 
Please apply no later than May 1, 2019 by uploading your motivated cover letter and resume. Applications will be evaluated continuously. 

Do you have any questions about the position please contact, Group Leader, Martin Mikkelsen at +45 26807765 or or HR Partner Anne Schroll Marquard +45 93874346 or  

About the company   
Gubra is a mature start-up company with a very dynamic and fast-paced drive. We have two primary areas of business:    
  • Preclinical contract research (CRO) services   
  • Proprietary early target and drug discovery programs   
Our focus is within the metabolic space (obesity, diabetes, NASH and gastrointestinal diseases), where we specialize in in vivo pharmacology, peptide chemistry, molecular pharmacology, histology, stereology, imaging, NGS (next generation sequencing), bioinformatics and assays. We work with some of the most interesting and loyal partners and customers from across the world within big pharma, biotech and academia. Through a constant focus on high quality, scientific excellence, speed and solid teamwork, we have established ourselves as a highly professional and competent partner in the market.   
People are our greatest asset, and our team consists of +165 employees with more than 10 different nationalities all located in Hørsholm, Denmark. The mix of people from different cultures and educational backgrounds combined with our entrepreneurial mindset have greatly impacted our working environment, which is characterized by drive, scientific curiosity, and team work – we join forces!  
Hørsholm & Greater Copenhagen   

Gubra is based in Hørsholm and located in a dedicated science area with the DTU Science Park and research park being our neighbours. Denmark is well-known for our work-life balance and has multiple times been awarded as the happiest country in the world, and at Gubra we are dedicated towards upholding these values.  
Hørsholm is part of Greater Copenhagen (city centre only 25min away), which includes attractions like The Royal Par Force Hunting Landscape as well as the famous Louisiana art museum.   
If you are a foreigner considering applying for the position moving to Denmark of course involves a lot of practical steps. Gubra will provide support with the entire process. Information related to moving and working in Denmark can be found here and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Anne Schroll Marquard, HR Partner at +45 93874346.   

Martin Mikkelsen

Group leader NGS & Bioinformatics
+45 26 80 77 65

Anne Schroll Marquard

HR Partner
+45 93 87 43 46

Deadline: 01 May 2019

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