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Scientist Molecular and Bioassay development

Vacaturenummer: A2100209
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention - Leiden (Nederland)

For our client, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, we are looking for a Scientist Molecular and Bioassay development.


  • PhD
  • Method Development (ICH)
  • ELISA, (q)PCR, NGS
  • GMP

The Molecular and Bioassay team focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of vaccines to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases. With the leading R&D group within the Dutch pharmaceutical industry, they are in an outstanding position to commercialize several vaccines in the near future, for example for Ebola, RSV and Covid.
In your role as Scientist you demonstrates strong leadership, interpersonal and team-building skills. Importantly, you have a critical attitude and value accuracy in the execution of your work and that of others.
We are looking for a Scientist who:
  • Enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team and contributing to method development knowledge of the team as a whole;
  • Actively shares expertise in technologies such as ELISA, (q)PCR, cell culture-based assays and/or NGS;
  • Aims to shape the life cycle management up to and including validation of methods for release and characterization of the companies vaccine;
  • Acts as a technical lead to strengthen our product development strategy;
  • Has strong capabilities to collaborate with scientists across multiple disciplines;
  • Takes ownership as author in the preparation of presentations, documents for regulatory filing and patents.

Who we're looking for
The perfect candidate will have a PhD degree with some years of post-doctoral experience in cell-based or molecular assays, life sciences and/ or virology. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or ICH method development or GMP is highly preferable.

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 Molecular and Bioassay (MBA) team is a young and dynamic group (35 team members), which is part of Analytical Development (AD), responsible for developing methods to characterize our vaccines. Together, we use biological- and chemical technologies to assess quantity, potency, purity, and identity characteristics of our products. We have a pivotal role between the regulatory authorities, quality unit and process development.

Additional vacancy information
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Employment terms:Contract for at least one year. 32 - 40 hours
Salary: >4200
Days of leave: 25 + 13
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy
Publication date:11-10-2021
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:Claudia Erwich-Faaij
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

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