Associate Scientist

Locatie: Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Salaris: competitive
Sectoren: Clinical Research
Soort functie: Freelance

One of our clients is looking for a Junior Scientist for three major vaccine projects for 40 hours a week with a duration of 6 months beginning on 01-11-2019 in the Leiden area.

Associate Scientist

Job description

The responsibility of the Team Lead of the Serology Team is the management of laboratory operators, resource planning, analysis planning and on time delivery of departmental objectives. The Serology Team develops and executes assays for the analysis of clinical trial samples. Assays mainly performed are ELISA and VNA assays, although additional/ new assays are regularly assessed and developed. The required activities must be executed, documented and reported according to Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) quality requirements. The team lead will drive a continuous improvement and process excellence culture, where every team member is empowered to drive positive change in collaboration with the other team lead, and other key stakeholders within the department, such as the laboratory head and Scientists.


Your tasks will include line management of the operators with the team. You will supervise the planning of the day-to-day tasks of the operators. You need to provide guidance and coaching to staff for personal development.


  • Startdate: 01-11-2019
  • Hours a week: 40 hours
  • Location: Leiden (The Netherlands)

Minimum qualifications

  • HLO or master degree
  • 5+ years of experience as technician
  • Experience in line management is required
  • Flexible working attitude
  • Strong focus on commitments, quality and timelines
  • English and preferably also Dutch

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Are you the Associate Scientist I'm looking for? Please contact Femke Fokkema via +31 (0)20 522 1588 or f.fokkema[at]