Assistant Scientist molecular and bioassay development

Locatie: Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
Salaris: competitive
Sectoren: Clinical Research
Soort functie: Freelance

One of our clients is looking for an Assistant Scientist molecular and bioassay development in Leiden starting in February 2020.

Assistant Scientist molecular and bioassay development

The Molecular and Bioassay (MBA) team is a dynamic group, which is part of Analytical Development (AD), responsible for developing methods to characterize our vaccines. Together, we use biological- and chemical technologies to assess quantity, potency, purity, and identity characteristics of our products. We have a pivotal role between the regulatory authorities, quality unit and process development.


They are looking for a scientist who:

  • Enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team and supporting method development activities of the team as a whole.
  • Accurately and precisely performs experiments to develop and optimize our methods or to analyse samples for process support and product characterization
  • Has a critical attitude towards handling of biologically active substances
  • Supports the continues improvement of an efficient lab organization.
  • Takes ownership as author of standard operating procedures and oral presentations.


  • BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of cell-based or molecular assays, life sciences and/ or virology.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or method development
  • GMP or ML2 laboratory is highly preferable.
  • The candidate demonstrates strong interpersonal and team-building skills.
  • Importantly, you have a critical attitude and value accuracy in the execution of your work and that of others.

Apply now!

Are you the one that I'm looking for? Please contact Femke Fokkema via 020 522 1588 or f.fokkema[at]