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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      November 28,2021
    • Entrusting Package
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    • VISA
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    Research Associate, Functional Charaterization & Bioassays

    Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

    Within the Functional Characterization & Bioassays department at Genmab in Utrecht, NL, we are looking for an enthusiastic Research Associate for the Material Logistics Team . The Functional Characterization & Bioassays team develops binding and potency assays used by internal and external parties, such as Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs), to demonstrate our antibody products' quality and characteristics. Working in a team of scientists and research associates dedicated to developing and validating state-of-the-art bioassays. As Research Associate Material Logistics, you will be coordinating and performing release and retest of critical materials and cell banks for internal assays and assays performed at CMOs

    Your role at Genmab

    As our new Research Associate for the Material Logistics Team, you enjoy taking responsibility of your own projects while being a true team player. This is what you are going to do:

    • Perform experiments using a range of modern techniques for release of critical materials and cell banks for multiple projects (e.g. ELISA, cell-based assays, FACS)

    • Coordinate the release/retest process and communicate results clearly to internal and external stakeholders

    • Work closely together with research associates and scientists within the FCB department

    • Work in the lab in an organized manner and strive to consistently generate good results

    • Document data accurately to guarantee the quality of materials for assay development and for assays at CMOs

    • Document results in an organized and concise manner in Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN)

    And, you will also train employees on the release/retest procedure of antigens and cell banks

    What we ask

    You are someone, who enjoys working in a fast-paced biotechnology environment, to help improve our procedures and to work with different types of techniques. You are enthusiastic and enjoy working in a team. In this role, you will be trained by us, but what we ask from you is:

    • A HLO/BSc degree, preferably in Life Sciences

    • Knowledge and experience of ELISA, Flow Cytometry, and cell-based assays and subsequent analysis

    • Work experience in a biotech company is a pre, even as working with an ELN system.

    • Good planner and adjusting priorities appropriately, together with the team

    • Flexible and capable of running several assays in parallel

    • Highly motivated and hands-on mentality

    • You recognize the importance of working according to procedures (SOPs), which includes detailed documentation of your practical work

    • Performing well under demanding timelines

    Please apply via clicking the button, we are very interested in your motivation as well, please accompany your CV with a motivation letter in your application

    Would you like further information before applying? That’s quite understandable. Please send your question(s) to Miranda Barten, Talent Acquisition Manager at

    Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

    At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients. We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth; we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.

    We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

    Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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