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(Sr) Technician HPLC & qPCR

For an innovative research oriented international company we are looking for skilled professionals with experience with qPCR, HPLC and preferably experience in the context of virus-based assays.

Job Description

Within this company we are looking for experienced technicians 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 work hands-on in close collaboration with the USP/DSP departments and play a significant role in tech transfer.


  • Perform hands-on experiments with a focus on virus-based assays, HPLC and qPCR
  • Manage and perform your own research, including reporting and presenting data within your research team
  • You will get acquainted with new equipment and techniques and will also be responsible for writing SOP's and protocols
  • On a regular basis, you will present your results within the department
  • You will support and execute general maintenance lab tasks


  • MSc or PhD degree in (analytical) chemistry, biotechnology, LST, or similar
  • Industrial experience in a GMP environment is an absolute must have
  • Experience with the purification of virus is advantageous
  • Experience with: HPLC, (q)PCR and VNT or other virus / vaccine based assays
  • Fluency in English, Dutch considered a plus
  • You work well with tight deadlines, can multitask like no other, and are both a team player and independent
  • A flexible an project oriented mindset


  • 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
  • Region: Leiden

Vacancy number: 16278