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Associate Scientist

Gothenburg, SE

Ref. number:  1798

We are now looking for an Associate Scientist to strengthen our biological capabilities in the Research & Development department. What makes you stand out is your passion for what your work means - coupled with your ability to listen to customers and respond with appropriate urgency.


In this role you will work in the lab together with an engaged and experienced team. You will build and evaluate hypotheses in the area of wound healing and microbiology. Beyond this, we want you to develop and perform models and methods for micro- and cell biology in the lab.


This role is based at HQ, Gothenburg.



  • Responsible for the development and performance of models and methods to provide evidence on test hypotheses.
  • Contribute in the development of in vitro models.
  • Perform, evaluate and report all tests as agreed with the customer.
  • Control and maintain performance of laboratory equipment and support continuous improvement activities.
  • Order and plan testing by external providers for cross-validation.
  • Contribute to scientific networks/collaborations inside and outside of Mölnlycke Health Care.



  • Academic background from microbiology/cell biology
  • Experience of laboratory/R&D work in the area of cell- and microbiology.
  • Experimental skills in the use of in vitro techniques
  • Performance driven with excellent collaboration
  • Communication skills
  • Flexibility & independence


This role requires persistence and a passion for work in the lab with different materials and methods in order to come up with new evidence. If you feel the above describes you, and you’d like to make your next move in your career, we’d like to hear from you.


Don´t hesitate to send in your application as we will have an ongoing review of candidates. We will contact only selected candidates.


About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home proven it every day.

We specialise in:

•                     Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®

•                     Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients

•                     Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves

Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.