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Virology Contract Research Laboratory

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

Do you want to contribute to the development of clinical virological assays? Do you want to be involved in a company where you can have an impact on people’s lives? Then we might have a vacancy for you!

 

R&D Assay Development Scientist 

 

Job Description

As an R&D Scientist, you will be involved with the development of new virological and immunological assays required for the clinical and preclinical services of Viroclinics. Together with your colleagues of the R&D department you will be working on several long-term and short-term studies in parallel. 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:

  • You are responsible for the management of multiple assay development projects in parallel;
  • You maintain adequate communication with colleagues and third parties to ensure swift project progress and delivery of milestones;
  • You design, plan and (occasionally) perform laboratory experiments;
  • You perform data analysis obtained in experiments performed by yourself or colleague R&D technicians;
  • You write and review development, qualification and validation protocols and reports.

    Personal competences

    We are looking for a colleague who feels responsible for all proceedings performed within the department. You need to be focused on quality and pay attention to detail. Furthermore it is important that you have analytical skills and that you can work in a team.

     

    Required education and experience

    • A PhD degree in immunology, virology or a related field;
    • Expert knowledge and experience with techniques used in detection and characterization of viruses and virus-specific immune responses, such as virus culture, cell culture, virus neutralization assays, virus titrations, ELISA, ELISpot, Flow cytometry and PBMC isolation;
    • 1-3 years of post-doctoral working experience, preferably in a relevant field of assay development, immunology and/or virology;
    • Excellent English language skills, both verbally and written;
    • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferable;
    • Experience with method validation according to ICH/FDA/EMA guidelines is preferable. 

    Terms of employment

    R&D Scientist 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

    Working at Viroclinics Biosciences means working for a modern laboratory where samples of various viruses are analyzed. We are specialize in serological, virological and molecular analyzes and we work with many different viruses, such as SARS-CoV-2, Rabies, Influenza and Poliovirus. Our clients are pharmaceutical companies from all over the world. Viroclinics is known for delivering quality through our extensive virological knowledge. Viroclinics knows your target!  With more than 250 employers we are working on global vaccine and antiviral development programs. Our employees are young, diverse and highly motivated. Beside the hard work, we also enjoy socializing, we have respect and an eye for each other. Do you want to be part of a close, fresh and dynamic team and do you have a passion for virology? Then we are looking for you! 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

    Do you want to be a part of our organization as a R&D Scientist? Please send your CV and cover letter to Madri Singh, Corporate Recruiter, at recruitment@viroclinics.com. For more information about the vacancy, please contact us at +31 657389380.

     Acquisition by employment agencies is not appreciated.

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