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Working at Gubra

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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Do you want to be part of a great team aiming high? Send us an application.


Organic food and great coffee 

Working at Gubra you can enjoy a healthy lunch, fresh fruits and great coffee every day. Our gold-medal awarded canteen serves primarily organic and locally produced food. Every Friday, we get together – all of us – and round off the week with a lovely and filling homemade breakfast. 

More to work life than just work at Gubra

The beautiful and wild nature that surrounds us is a daily invitation to actively use our surroundings in our daily rhythms. We bike to work, we practice walk and talks, we do yoga. Our Gubra Sports Team – everyone is invited – is an inspiration to all of us. Most of us just enjoy the view. We even make our own honey.

Become part of a new narrative

We are constantly reminded that our current way of life is highly unsustainable. There is widespread agreement among politicians and within the business community about the need for radical change.

It is part of our vision and mission to act and play an active role in the fight for a healthier and more sustainable world. Therefore, we have formulated a vigorous and bold vision for corporate responsibility, emphasizing the need for radical change.


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Postdoc position in Diabetic Kidney Disease

We are offering a 2-year postdoc position in Diabetic Kidney Disease. The research will support and expand our fast-growing field of expertise within diabetic complications, spanning from preclinical model development to advanced efficacy and translatability studies. We are looking for a person with a passion for science, who takes ownership and can transform complicated data to valuable biological results. A postdoc who is ready to set an ambitious high scientific standard.

Gubra is a dynamic and data driven company. Our workdays are varied and fast-paced 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 animal 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 animal models or in the laboratory. As a postdoc at Gubra, you are supporting that vision by analyzing data from several areas within the organization. You will be part of our in vivo pharmacology, histology or computational science group depending on your specific scientific profile - groups that consists of highly passionate scientists, PhD students and skilled technicians.

The postdoc is funded by a Grant from the Innovation Fund Denmark entitled “translational rodent models of diabetic nephropathy”. We are looking for a candidate experienced with diabetic or chronic kidney diseases, preferably within in vivo pharmacology or bioinformatics. As a postdoc at Gubra your tasks are varied, but will include everything from hands-on experiment conduction in our animal facility and labs, to practical and theoretical scientific research, discussions, and presentations internally and externally
The exact tasks are defined by your qualifications and seniority.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Have obtained a PhD degree within the past five years at the time of application (max. five years from the PhD diploma date, excl. parental or sick leave
  • Be able to document a considerable research capacity within the project field by way of publications, research-based patents or similar
  • At the time of application have been employed in the private sector for max. six months. This also includes Industrial PhDs educated in the private sector.
  • A scientific background within in vivo pharmacology or bioinformatics will be preferred.
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
  • Interact with colleagues with a very different background
  • Thrive in an informal workplace with multiple stakeholders
  • Communicate well in English, orally and in writing
Please apply no later than May 31, 2020 by uploading your motivated cover letter and resume on our website. Applications will be evaluated continuously.

Do you have any questions about the position please contact, Senior Research Scientist Mette Viberg Østergaard at +45 5122 6575 or or Head of HR Jeanette Hesthaven at +45 2392 7500 or

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Deadline: 31 May 2020
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