Senior Scientist

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

One of our clients is looking for a Senior Scientist for 40 hours a week (32 hours discussable) with a duration of 1 year beginning on 01-10-2019 in Leiden.

Senior Scientist

Project overview

They are looking for a scientist, working at the Analytical Development (AD) department, who will lead a team of 10-15 motivated co-workers, both technicians and scientists.

Principal responsibilities

  • Establishing the Analytical Assays (AA) method development strategies
  • Daily management and personal development of technicians and scientists in the team, representing the AA team within the organization
  • Publishing AA results
  • Implementing new AA technologies (like HPLC, electrophoretic, spectrophotometric, CE, DLS, MS and other physicochemical methods for the analysis of a wide range of virus based products)
  • Monitoring project progress in the AA group.


  • Start date: 10-10-2019
  • Project length: 1 year
  • Location: Leiden (The Netherlands)

Skills & Qualification:

  • PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline such as analytical or physical chemistry, biochemistry or bio-pharmaceutical sciences.
  • At least 5 years experience with:
    • analytical method development, qualification, validation and transfer for vaccine or other biological products,
    • regulatory filing at different clinical development phases up to and including phase III and registration, and
    • quality systems such as GMP.
  • Good network in the pharmaceutical product development industry for method development and product characterization

Required Languages

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Apply now Are you the Senior Scientist I'm looking for? Please contact Femke Fokkema via +31 (0)20 522 1588