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Technician Molecular and Bioassays

  • Location:

    Leiden, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Nicol Heijtbrink

  • Job type:

    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 9750

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Our Client Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is currently strengthening their teams to find a vaccine for COVID-19, if you are a skilled technician with a strong background in molecular and bioassays this may b the position for you.

Job description
The Molecular and Bioassay (MBA) team is a young and dynamic group  responsible for developing methods to characterize new vaccines. Together,they use biological- and chemical technologies to assess quantity, potency, purity, and identity characteristics. The department uses a number of techniques such as ELISA; PCR methods; Western Blot; TCID50, etc. The team and you have a pivotal role between the regulatory authorities, quality unit and process development.

  • Accurately and precisely performing experiments to develop and optimize our methods or to analyze samples for process support and product characterization
  • Having a critical attitude towards handling of biologically active substances
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of an efficient lab organization.
  • Taking ownership as author of standard operating procedures and oral presentations.
  • HLO/BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of cell-based or molecular assays, life sciences and/ or virology;
  • OR highly experienced MLO-4 degree;
  • Must have experience with at least one of the following: ELISA; PCR methods; Western Blot; TCID50;
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or method development, GMP or ML2 laboratory is highly preferable;
  • You enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team and supporting method development activities of the team as a whole;
  • you are looking for a hands-on lab-based position;
  • English required, dutch not necessary
  • Contract: 1 year through Oxford Global Resources, realistic long term perspective
  • Salary: €2600 - €3200 EUR gross monthly based on level of experience
  • Hours: full-time preferred 32h discussable
  • Holidays: 25 (+12)
  • Startdate: Asap
Reference number: 15078