Open position: Data scientist for metabolomics team

Would you like to contribute to advancing the development of metabolomics in the field of microbiome research?

Clinical Microbiomics is a fast-growing entrepreneurial contract research organization consisting of four companies: Clinical Microbiomics, CosmosID, DNASense and MS-Omics. 

We are looking for a data scientist for MS-Omics – a leading metabolomics provider. MS-Omics combines first-class analytical and data processing services to provide a broad range of metabolomics platforms that support Life Science research. Our mission is to aid our customers in gaining a deeper insight into the underlying mechanisms of their studies. 

We are looking for candidates with the following profile and qualifications:

As an ideal candidate you have a background as an analytical scientist with a flair for programming and data processing, or you are e.g. a bioinformatician, who has previously worked with LC-HRMS/MS data. 

Required qualifications:

  • A relevant PhD or min three years of relevant work experience.
  • A wish for working collaboratively in a small team. 
  • Experience within metabolomics or non-target screening of small molecules. 
  • Experience with chromatographic data originating from LC-HRMS/MS.

Experience within some of the following fields would be an advantage:

  • Chemometrics or statistics. 
  • System biology.
  • Laboratory work or detailed insight into laboratory workflows. 
  • One or more of these software tools: MetaboScape, Compound Discoverer, GNPS, MATLAB, R, Python, or databases.
  • Working in GxP regulated environments.

On a personal level, you must be able to work independently and display a high-quality mindset. Our customers are often scientists from other scientific disciplines working on a diversity of different projects so good communication skills are required for the position. We expect that you truly enjoy working with metabolomics.

It is important that you are a team player and enjoy interacting with colleagues and customers. You have great problem-solving abilities, understand the advantages of mutual respect, have a positive mindset, and like to have a good laugh.

Job description

Your main responsibility is data processing turning data output from our instruments into high-quality peak tables. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for a variety of different tasks:

  • Development of quality control procedures.
  • Management of client projects.
  • Development and implementation of new pipelines.
  • Scientific guidance of clients. 

You will work in close contact with our skilled analytical chemists, and report to Lea G. Johnsen, SVP metabolomics. 

Our metabolomics team is in Vedbæk, just north of Copenhagen, and this will be your primary work location. However, as we are part of the Clinical Microbiomics company you will have the opportunity to also work with our colleagues at Østerbro in Copenhagen.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to have an impact on a growing company.
  • Competent and committed colleagues.
  • Diverse, interesting projects.
  • International and inclusive working environment.
  • Flexible 37 weekly work hours (Excluding lunch break).


  • Holiday with pay under the (Danish) Holiday Act
  • Family friendly company policies
  • 5 additional paid vacation days
  • Health insurance
  • Lunch scheme


As we hope our new colleague will be able to start 1st of June or soon hereafter, the deadline for applying is 15th of April.

Send your CV, cover letter and relevant documents to Please include your motivation for applying for the job in the application. In the e-mail subject field please write: “Metabolomics data scientist”.

Further information

You are very welcome to call Lea Johnsen at +45 42 20 82 84 for further information about the position.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion, or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

At Clinical Microbiomics, we help companies and researchers to better understand the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Through our microbiome research services based in Denmark and the US, we support global clients in academia, biotech, health care, nutrition, and pharma across human, non-human, and environmental applications.

We are an international and energetic team of 100+ people with 17 of us located at the MS-Omics site in Vedbæk, Denmark. We offer a challenging and rewarding position in a fast-paced, team-oriented, non-bureaucratic start-up/scale-up environment with flexible working hours.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Clinical Microbiomics, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and fun workplace of colleagues driven by curiosity and with high integrity and empathy. If you are excited about this role but your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway, irrespective of for example age, gender, race, disability, religion, or ethnic background. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.