Senior Scientist Animal Health and Nutrition

Senior Scientist Animal Health and Nutrition
Brabrand, Aarhus

Job Description

Together, We Can Solve the World’s Greatest Challenges

The solution to many of the most fundamental challenges facing the world today can be found in science. But providing for the food, energy and safety needs of a growing population will require more than science alone. It will require many people working together to devise solutions that improve the lives of people everywhere. DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and today, we’re looking for more people, in more places, to collaborate with us to make life the best it can be.
About DuPont Industrial Biosciences
DuPont Industrial Biosciences comprises an unmatched portfolio of capabilities in industrial biotechnology and bio-based solutions. The unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical and material science capabilities allows DuPont Industrial Biosciences to deliver cost-effective products with superior performance and sustainability aspects to a range of industries.  Bringing together the expertise from Danisco, Genencor, and DuPont has yielded a unique combination of strengths in enzyme technology, materials science, and bioprocessing. We call it Powered by DuPont™ Genencor® Science. It’s what powers the innovations to help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.
If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, we invite you to apply for the following opportunity in Brabrand, Demark:


Experienced Scientist for Animal Health and Nutrition
Are you motivated to join a team working on solving one of the world’s biggest challenges – replacing antibiotics in animal production.  Today we use in vivo and in vitro methods, based on relevant substrates, reflecting digestive conditions in the development of new enzymes. We want you to support the health and nutritional competence in animal production. You will be working closely with a team of highly skilled people having biochemistry, protein chemistry, human- and animal nutrition and in vitro models as their core competence. If you have the aspiration, this position could offer you the potential to become a thought leader within animal H&N science.

Job Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a strong profile in animal or human health, nutrition and physiology. You will have a previous record in academia or the industry and have experience with animal performance trials or in vitro systems. You will be a candidate who enjoys working in the lab and can lead the development of new in vitro systems for GIT simulation. Furthermore, we are seeking a person who can take on the people and thought leadership to develop this competence further in our organization. 

The ideal candidate should have the below competencies/profile:

  • 3+ years’ Post Doc experience level within animal or human health and nutrition
  • Extensive experience with animal trials or in vitro systems reflecting health and nutrition is strongly preferred
  • Experience with gut health and immunology or microbiology (intestinal microbiology)
  • Enjoys hands on lab work
  • Furthermore, you should have excellent communication and collaborative skills, since we operate in a global R&D setup
  • Good networking competencies

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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