Associate Data Scientist / Data Modeler Process Development

Vacaturenummer: A2100060
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention - Leiden (Nederland)

For our client, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, we are looking for an Associate Data Scientist / Data Modeler Process Development.


  • BSc. or MSc.
  • Process Development
  • Programming / Modelling
  • Python, SQL, Visual Basic, R, Spotfire, Tableau, SIMCA
  • GMP

We are looking for a motivated Associate Data Scientist/Data Modeler within the field of Process Development. With several of the projects moving into late stage, the need to support studies by means of collecting, aggregating, and analyzing ongoing development and production data has been increased. Moreover, the need for historical data migration and comparative analysis has increased. Finally, the department needs to increase data-integrity by performing additional reviews. You will be primarily responsible for using available (online) production data from various manufacturing sites to support the creation of mathematical models and batch comparison. You will look for opportunities to maximize the potential of our available data to further our platform knowledge. You may support in the development, maintenance, and operations of automation systems, dashboards, and analytic tools. The result of your work will further enhance our process development activities.

Who we're looking for
For this role we are looking for an enthusiastic BSc. or MSc. candidate with a background in biopharmaceutical/biomedical sciences / biochemical engineering / biotechnology or bioinformatics. Some experience (1-2 year) in process development (lab/production/biotechnology) is required. You have strong programming skills and knowledge and you are familiar with programs like Python, SQL, Visual Basic, R, Spotfire, Tableau, and/or SIMCA. You have strong Affinity for data engineering, data(base) management, and data analysis. Experience with production, technology transfer, and knowledge of GMP is an advantage.

Company profile
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V. is part of Johnson & Johnson, one of the biggest and most respected health care companies in the world. They are dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of novel vaccines to prevent some of the most devastating and complex infectious diseases. These range from respiratory infections like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and pathogens of global concern, such as Ebola and COVID-19.
In this organization, entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are of crucial importance. They are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Janssen. The offices of Janssen Vaccines & Prevention are located in Leiden, The Netherlands.

The drug-substance development (DSD) department is responsible for the development of scalable, pharmaceutical-grade USP and DSP processes for viral vaccines using mammalian cell lines as a production platform. Novel technologies are used to make sure that the processes are safe, reliable, scalable, and cost-effective, so that the vaccines can be produced in large quantities at low costs. The developed processes are transferred into GMP production facilities to produce clinical batches and scaled-up for commercial production. All activities are performed in close collaboration with other departments.

Additional vacancy information
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Education:HBO/BSc. WO/MSc.
Employment terms:Salary: >2600
Days of leave: 25 + 11
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Publication date:15-3-2021
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:Claudia Erwich-Faaij
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

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