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ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
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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 position where you will be involved in the research and development of virological and immunological assays? Are you result orientated and eager to learn? Than we have a vacancy for you! Currently we are looking for a:

 


Technician Research and Development (R&D)

 

 

In this position you will be responsible for the development, validation and implementation of new virological and immunological assays for the clinical and preclinical services of Viroclinics. You will work on several studies on a project basis, which means you have a clear job description for each study and strict deadlines. You will be part of our Research and Development department, which currently consists of a director, a manager, a scientist and 8 technicians. You will be working at the Rotterdam Science Tower, Rotterdam, where our head office is based.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • Developing and testing of scientifically valid methods for the detection, quantitation and characterization of viruses, and of virus-specific humoral and cellular immune responses;
  • Designing and verifying the workflow/calculation templates;
  • Writing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and forms;
  • 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. Furthermore your communication and organizational skills need to be outstanding. Since we work on different projects at the same time, you need to be able to switch easily between the projects and be flexible. A big sense of responsibility is unavoidable.

 

Required education and experience

  • HBO (bachelor) or university (master) degree in immunology, virology or a related field;
  • 1-3 years of relevant working experience;
  • 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 PBMC isolation;
  • Good appreciation of GLP (Good Laboratory Practice).

 

Terms of employment

Technician R&D is a fulltime position, 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. 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. The 130 employees of Viroclinics are diverse and motivated. Viroclinics is a Dutch company and the majority of your future colleagues is also Dutch. Will you join us?

 

To apply for this position

Would you like to be a part of our R&D team as Technician R&D? Please send your CV and motivation letter before 31 May 2018 to Carla Coors, Office Manager, at hr@viroclinics.com. For further information about the vacancy, please contact 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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