Assistant Scientist Molecular and Bioassay Development

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

Currently I am looking for an assistant scientist molecular and bioassay development for a pharmaceutical company in Leiden.

For our department in Leiden, we need an ambitious
Assistant Scientist Molecular and Bioassay development

Introduction of company and team:
We are dedicated to bringing life-saving innovation to global health.
Our teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of vaccines to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases. With the leading R&D group within the Dutch pharmaceutical industry, we are in an outstanding position to commercialize several vaccines in the near future. This gives excellent personal development opportunities!

Our department
The Molecular and Bioassay (MBA) team is a dynamic group (30 team members), 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.
Responsibilities and Duties:
We are looking for an assistant 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 analyze 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.

The perfect candidate will have a HLO / BSc degree 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. We value an ethical working environment, as described in our Credo, where trust, diversity and inclusion is the fundament for success.

Are you the new assistant scientist molecular and bioassay development? Apply online or to speak to a consultant about this project, contact Lauren Dikmans via +31 (0)20 522 1588 or l.dikmans[at]