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Assistant Scientist - R&D (DSP, pharma)

Are you looking for a new challenge in a DSP and R&D setting within the pharmaceutical industry? Are you keen on working with state of the art technology and do you want to develop new processes? We might have what you are looking for!

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. It is important that these new processes are safe, trustworthy, scalable, cost-effective and, most importantly, are according to GMP-guidelines. The developed production processes are transferred into GMP production facilities for the production of clinical batches and scaled-up for commercial production.

We are looking for a motivated Assistant Scientist within the field of downstream process development (DSP) within R&D.


  • Plan, prepare and execute scientific studies.

  • Use techniques such as filtration, chromatography and UF/DF.

  • Perform experiments on pilot scale or in reduced-scale models


  • You have at least a BSc / MSc degree in the life science field.

  • You work accurately and are a team player with excellent communication skills.

  • It would be a plus if you are already familiar with DSP techniques


  • Contract: 1 year through Oxford Global Resources, realistic long term perspective

  • Salary: €2400,- till €3100,- gross monthly based on level of experience;

  • Hours full-time preferred 32h discussable.

  • Startdate: as soon as possible;

  • Vacancy number: 16925

Oxford is always looking for talent with expertise in Biotechnology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Virology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Life Science, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Petrochemistry and Diagnostics. We are keen to meet candidates who have experience in one or more of the following techniques: USP (Upstream Processing) DSP (Downstream Processing), Bioprocesses, virus culture, cell culture, ELISA, FACS, Western Blot, SDS-page, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, cloning, sequencing, protein purification, purification, HPLC, UPLC, chromatography, physical chemistry, viscosity, melting point, pourpoint, pH, XRF, GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS, ICP ICP-MS, AAS, UV, titrations, Karl Fisher, formulation, sterility, determinations, bioburden, environmental monitoring, LIMS, GMP, GLP, GCP, GDP, ISO17025.

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