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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

Are you looking for a challenging technician position within Molecular Virology? Are you motivated to achieve and eager to learn? Than we might have a vacancy for you! Currently we are looking for a:

 

Technician Molecular Virology

 

In this position, you will be performing molecular virological diagnostics assays as part of clinical intervention studies on viral infections. As such, you will be working in the Molecular Virology Services department of Viroclinics Biosciences, which currently consists of a director, 4 groupleaders and a core team of technicians. The technicians work with the most advanced techniques in nucleic acid isolation, PCR and/or (next generation) sequencing. 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:

  • Performing methods for the detection, quantitation and characterization of viruses;
  • Equipment responsibility;
  • Writing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and forms, where applicable;
  • Ensuring 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 colleague who is focused on quality and pays attention to detail. We expect a proactive work attitude and a great commitment to complete the projects successfully. Furthermore, your communication and organizational skills need to be excellent. Since we work on different projects at the same time, you need to be flexible and able to switch easily between the projects.

 

Required education and experience:

 

  • Completed education at MBO/HBO level in microbiology, virology and/or immunology;
  • 1-3 years of relevant working experience;
  • Ability to work at biological safety level II (BSL-2);
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbally and written;
  • Good appreciation of GLP (Good Laboratory Practice);
  • Experience with Hepatitis B virus is considered an advantage.

 

Terms of employment


Technician Molecular Virology 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 team as Technician Molecular Virology? Please send your CV and motivation letter before April 8, 2019 to Carla Coors, Office Manager / HRM Assistant  at hr@viroclinics.com. For further information about the vacancy, please contact Saskia Smits, Vice President Molecular Virology via smits@viroclinics.com.

 

Acquisition by employment agencies is not appreciated.

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