Viroclinics Biosciences is a leader in the strongly growing and very dynamic market of diagnostic services companies. As a service organization we offer serological, virus-based and molecular analyses of any type of sample and combine this with a global logistics service network. We have customers from all over the world and our analyses encompass many types of viruses. Professionalism and high quality standards are hallmarks of our organization. We are ISO15189 accredited and comply with worldwide regulatory standards to enable our customers to file and launch new drug applications in Europe, Asia, and the USA. Our company is steadily growing and in recent months we obtained several new requests to participate in global phase-2 and phase-3 drug development programs and we obtained a large 4-years contract to help improve vaccines with a global health impact. We are dynamic and diverse and are now offering a fascinating opportunity for a professional who likes to take initiative, is highly motivated to achieve, has focus on results, is flexible, and is willing to learn and cooperate. Currently we have a vacancy for a

 

Technician Research and Development

 

In this position you will be working in the Research and Development department. This department is responsible for the development, validation and implementation of new virological and immunological methods for the clinical and preclinical services of the company.

 

Tasks

Develop and test scientifically valid methods for the detection, quantitation and characterization of viruses, and of virus-specific humoral and cellular immune responses. Design and verify workflow/calculation templates. Write standard operating procedures (SOPs) and forms. Ensure that all quality data is accurately recorded, approved, and provided to the QA department for review in a timely manner.

 

Personal competences

We are looking for a person with attention to detail, focus on quality, flexible, communicative, loyal, reliable, responsible, practical and organized.

 

Education and experience

A completed education (MBO/HBO) in microbiology, virology and/or immunology. Excellent English language skills, both verbally and written. Good knowledge of techniques used in detection and characterization of viruses and virus-specific immune responses, such as virus culture, cell culture, ELISA, ELISpot, Flow cytometry and molecular techniques (PCR, Sequencing). Good appreciation of Good Laboratory Practice.

 

Salary level

According to education, experience, and company policy. We offer a one-year contract with the possibility of extension upon good performance, and eventually a permanent position.

 

To apply for this position

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Carla Coors, Office Manager/Assistant HRM at: hr@viroclinics.com. For further information please contact Dr. Carel van Baalen, Director Research and Development at: 088-6684787 or by e-mail at baalen@viroclinics.com. Acquisition by employment agencies is not appreciated.

 

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