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Assistant Scientist (Biochemistry, Automation)

  • Location:

    Leiden, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Nicol Heijtbrink

  • Job type:

    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 9750

  • Industry:

    Pharmaceutical , Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

    nicol_heijtbrink@oxfordcorp.com

We are currently looking for an Assistant Scientist (Technician) with a biochemical background and strong affinity with software, robotics and automation.

Job Description
The Biophysics and Process Analytics (BPA) team is a young and dynamic group (30 team members), and is responsible for a range of activities focused on biophysical and analytical vaccine characterization. As the latest member of the team your aid the team with transfer from late discovery to development, analytical support for process development, scouting exploration and implementation of novel analytical technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Sample analysis for internal (& external) stakeholders;
  • Executing analytical and (molecular-) biochemical methods;
  • Data analysis and reporting;
  • Responsible for documentation e.g. CofAs and trending reports;
  • Further responsibilities include instrument maintenance & troubleshooting;
  • Written reporting and oral presentations in various settings;

Requirements

  • MBO+, or HBO in Biochemistry, Biophysics and/or protein chemistry or related fields;
  • Knowledge of e.g. QPCR, ELISA, Biological assays, UPLC, CE, DLS;
  • Demonstrable affinity for automation and software;
  • Experience in good documentation and quality systems are preferable;
  • You fit it in a team that not only will support the department with routine based lab work (50%) but will also be focusing on developments in automation to investigate possibilities to automate work in future;
  • English required, Dutch not important;
Benefits
  • Contract: 1 year through Oxford Global Resources,Realistic long term perspective
  • Salary: €2600,- till €3300,- gross monthly based on level of experience;
  • Hours full-time preferred 32h discussable;
  • Holidays: 25 (+12);
  • Startdate: Asap;