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Scientist Virological Assays (GMP)

For an innovative research oriented international company we are looking for skilled scientists with experience in leadership and solid hands-on experience with development and validation of analytical & biochemical assays.

Job Description

Within this company we are looking for an experienced scientist with a background in pharmaceuticals. You will work in a multidisciplinary and dynamic environment on various projects such as Corona Vaccine, polio vaccine, etc. You will work with state-of the art technology with systems / techniques such as: qPCR, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, VNT, TCID 50, etc under GMP conditions. You will be involved in designing studies, writing protocols and reports, training technicians, optimizing methods and analyzing samples.


  • Design, setup, perform and analyze experiments on a regular basis, to support the assay development processes;
  • Generating high-quality scientific reports
  • Maintaining technical prowess by following relevant literature and knowledge in the field;
  • Activities must be executed according to Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) quality requirements.
  • Remain aware and tackle any assay-related issues and potential areas of improvement in the laboratory.
  • Responsible for instructing associate and assistant scientist on the scientific fundamentals of the assays you are responsible for;
  • Critical review of generated data;


  • Relevant experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical industry environment involving techniques such as ELISA, (q)PCR, cell-based and virus-based assays;
  • GMP experience and pharmaceutical technology transfer skills;
  • Experience/knowledge of HPLC, SDS-PAGE and Western blotting is favorable;
  • Good command of the English language (written and spoken).


  • Contract: start with a contract of one year, directly at the company, with outlook on a permanent position
  • Salary: €4000 - €4800 gross per month
  • Holidays: 25
  • Hours: Full time,32h discussable
  • Region: Leiden
  • Vacancy number: 17040

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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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