Head of Research

Head of Research

Circle Biomedical

Copenhagen, Denmark

Circle Biomedical offers you a unique opportunity to drive the development of a groundbreaking non-hormonal contraceptive for women.

At Circle Biomedical, our mission is to reinvent contraception. By leveraging the body’s own mucus barrier we are developing the first non-hormonal, on-demand contraceptive for women that could impact millions of lives. We are a team with ambitious goals, set to do good and to tackle big challenges at a fast pace and with the highest quality.

As Head of Research you are responsible for making scientific discoveries that will translate into commercially successful products. You will build an international network to conduct the pre-clinical research and development in preparation for clinical trials reporting directly to the CSO. We provide both a competitive salary and attractive compensation in company shares.

Key responsibilities

  • Build and lead the company’s research and development team
  • Perform scientific experiments and generate data to support the development of the product
  • Contribute scientific input to the regulatory approval of the product in collaboration with the company leadership
  • Take initiatives to develop the research collaboration network in Copenhagen and internationally
  • Communicate with contracted partners and collaborate with internal and external research teams

Ideally, you are a postdoctoral researcher with several years of experience from working in an international and multidisciplinary environment in the fields of bioengineering, biology, chemistry or (bio)physics. An in vivo experimentation certification is a strong asset. You have a track record of excellent scientific research. It is key that your are comfortable independently managing research projects in a rapidly changing, fluid environment with aggressive timelines.

Your office is located in beautiful Copenhagen, Denmark voted repeatedly amongst most livable city world. Expect approximately 20-30 travel days a year to visit international partners and suppliers. We work in an international and entrepreneurial environment and you will have access to state of the art research facilities.

By joining Circle Biomedical you will become part of an international and dynamic team that is motivated by transforming new science into commercial products that makes a real difference to users. We are a pre-clinical startup based in Copenhagen and Stockholm aiming to revolutionize contraception for women with a non-hormonal, worry-free solution. The underlying technology has been developed at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Following successful pre-clinical data, the technology is being developed into a product for the first in-human clinical trial with the support of leading life science investors. Watch this 7 min pitch for more info: https://youtu.be/hGEKbJ0yXHc

For more details and to apply, please contact Thomas Crouzier via careers@getcircle.co. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.

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Head of Research