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Assistant Scientist - DSP Technician (pharma, GMP)

Do you have a background in DSP and would you like to expand your skill set in a pharmaceutical setting? Are you familiar with filtration and purification techniques? Read on!

Job Description

At this site our client develops best-in-class vaccines for some of the world's most life-threatening infectious diseases. They have built a dedicated, world-class, multi-functional team across a variety of disciplines to develop a promising vaccines pipeline.Process development consists of two divisions: USP and DSP. Together they are responsible for the development of scalable production processes for vaccines.
We are looking for an assistant scientist in the field of DSP to assist the team in performing experiments for protein purification, data analysis and maintaining the documentation.


  • Assist in performing purification and filtration experiments
  • Knowledge of ELISA, Western blotting, BLI, SDS-PAGE and UPLC (chromatography) or similar protein/biochemistry based techniques
  • Together with USP, monitor the fermenter/bioreactor to ensure the correct conditions are met for optimal growth of the bacteria/mammalian cell cultures
  • Perform data analysis, reporting and presentation of the main conclusions to the team
  • Keep track of the documentation in an lab journal according to GMP standards
  • Maintain equipment maintenance if needed


  • Finished MLO4/HLO degree in the life sciences
  • Masters are considered overqualified and will not be considered
  • Preferred experience working with bioreactors
  • Fluency in English is a must, Dutch is considered a plus
  • Experience in a GMP setting is preferred


  • Contract: 1 year through Oxford Global Resources, realistic long term perspective
  • Salary: €2600,- till €3100,- gross monthly based on level of experience
  • Hours full-time preferred 32h discussable
  • Startdate: as soon as possible
  • Vacancy number: 17552

Oxford Global Resources is het grootste recruitmentbureau binnen de vakgebieden Science, Engineering en IT. Al onze recruiters hebben zelf een relevante achtergrond binnen deze gebieden en helpen je graag bij het vinden van de perfecte baan in ons uitgebreide netwerk.

Als gespecialiseerde partij hebben wij een groot aanbod aan laboratorium vacatures op het gebied van Quality Control (QC) en Research &Development (R&D) binnen diverse sectoren, waaronder de Farmaceutische industrie, Biotechnologie, Contract Manufacturing, Contract Research, Voedingsmiddelenindustrie, Chemie, Milieu en Plantensector.

Oxford is altijd op zoek naar talent met expertise op het gebied van Biotechnologie, Immunologie, Biochemie, Virologie, Microbiologie, Moleculaire Biologie, Life Science, Analytische Chemie, Fysische Chemie, Polymeerchemie, Petrochemie en Diagnostiek. Wij komen graag in contact met kandidaten die ervaring hebben met een of meerdere van de volgende technieken: USP (Upstream Processing) DSP (Downstream Processing), Bioprocesses, viruskweek, celkweek, ELISA, FACS, Western Blot, SDS-page, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, kloneren, sequencing, eiwit zuivering, purificatie, HPLC, UPLC, chromatografie, fysische chemie, viscositeit, smeltpunt, pourpoint, pH, XRF, GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS, ICP ICP-MS, AAS, UV, titraties, Karl Fisher, formuleren, steriliteit, determinaties, bioburden, environmental monitoring, LIMS, GMP, GLP, GCP, GDP, ISO17025.

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