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Associate Scientist USP

Vacaturenummer: A2100064
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention - Leiden (Nederland)

For our client, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, we are looking for an Associate Scientist USP.

Keywords

  • BSc. or MSc.
  • Biotechnology
  • Upstream process development
  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Bioreactor


Profile
For the Upstream process development department we are looking for an enthusiastic Associate Scientist who likes to work in a multidisciplinary environment and with some experience with mammalian cell culture and bioreactors.
Under limited supervision, but as part of our lab team you will support the preparation and execution of scientific studies. These will be part of a project plan, and you will be responsible for practical execution of experiments, support of data analysis and reporting main conclusions. Next to this, there is room to work on continuous improvement topics to increase safety, efficiency in workflow and support of scientific projects. Experiments will be performed in bioreactors or in a reduced-scale shaker flask model.


Who we're looking for
We are looking for BSc. candidates with 3 years of relevant experience or starting MSc. candidates with relevant internship experience. You have a strong affinity with upstream process development, as demonstrated by experience with mammalian cultivation techniques and hands-on experience with bioreactors, preferably at lab scale. You are a motivated team player who is flexible and has a can-do attitude, and a pro-active mindset. You have good communication skills in Dutch and/or English. After your training period, your will occasionally be expected to work during weekend hours.

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.



Department
The USP department is responsible for the development of scalable, pharmaceutical-grade production 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 production processes are transferred into GMP production facilities for the production of clinical batches and scaled-up for commercial production. All activities are performed in close collaboration with other departments. Within the department, a lab team is responsible for performing all hands-on experimental activities, data processing and documentation, whereas a team of scientists is responsible for the overall scientific approach and progress within our projects.

Additional vacancy information
Reference:A2100064
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Education:WO/MSc. HBO/BSc.
Employment terms:Salary: > 2600
Days of leave: 25 + 11
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy
Publication date:18-3-2021
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:Claudia Erwich-Faaij
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

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