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Specialized team of scientists

BSL 2 & BSL 3 Facilities

Large Scale Diagnostic Services

Specialized Consultancy Services

NEWS

ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Vacancy

Are you looking for a challenging job in which you can use your technical expertise and leadership skills? Than we might have a vacancy for you! Currently we are looking for a:

Groupleader R&D Molecular Virology Services

In this position, you will be responsible for the development, validation and quality of (quantitative) molecular assays. Furthermore, you will be supervising a small group of technicians. As such, you will be working in the Molecular Virology Services department of Viroclinics Biosciences, which currently consists of 20-25 people. You will be working at the Rotterdam Science Tower, where our head office is based.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • Supervising a group of 3-4 technicians and supporting them in their development;
  • Responsible for planning of work and studies;
  • Technical expert of quantitative molecular assays (e.g., qPCR);
  • Responsible for development, qualification and validation of assays;
  • Documenting reports and SOPs according to our quality requirements;
  • Quality Control of data and assays;
  • Contacting clients;
  • Responsible for training of colleagues.

Personal competences

We are looking for a colleague who has extensive practical and theoretical knowledge of quantitative molecular methods (e.g. qPCR) and who can translate biological questions into a practical approach. We expect that you have good communicative skills and have a customer-oriented mindset. You are diligent and organize your work well. It is important that you pursue the highest quality standards.

Required education and experience:

  • Completed education: higher or middle laboratory education (Dutch HBO (BSc), MBO or equivalent);
  • Approximately 8-10 years working experience in clinical research or diagnostics;
  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative molecular assays (e.g., qPCR);
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel);
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbally and written;
  • Good command of Dutch, both verbally and written, is preferred;
  • Experience with virology is preferred;
  • Experience with other methods (e.g., sequencing, ELISA, virus titration, cell culture) is preferred.

Terms of employment

Groupleader R&D Molecular Virology Services is a fulltime position, for 40 hours a week. We offer you a salary that corresponds with your education, experience and our company policy. We offer you a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and a permanent contract upon good performance. Furthermore, you will receive 8% holiday allowance and travel allowance.

Company profile

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. The 140 employees of Viroclinics are diverse and motivated. Will you join us?

To apply for this position

Would you like to be a part of our Molecular Virology Services department as Groupleader R&D? Please send your CV and motivation letter before 5 January 2020 to Carla Coors, HRM Assistant, at hr@viroclinics.com.

For further information about the vacancy, please contact Jeroen Strating, Manager Molecular Virology Services R&D via 088-6684787 or strating@viroclinics.com.

 

Acquisition by employment agencies is not appreciated.

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