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      September 05,2022
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    Technician Protein Purification

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

    The Role
    You will be part of the Antibody Research Materials department responsible for the delivery of high-quality materials to Genmab’s research teams to support the development of our state-of-the-art antibody products. A close connection of four teams that together focus on fueling Genmab’s discovery pipeline by supplying the base elements for the projects: the research materials. Our challenge is to deliver these at predictable and fast timelines and high user-friendliness. This vacancy is part of the Protein Supply & Analytics team which is responsible for the purification and biochemical characterization of Genmab’s therapeutic antibody batches. We are searching for a Technician with expertise in protein purification and bioanalysis.
    The Responsibilities
    • You perform purification and in-depth analysis of a wide variety of antibody molecules for Research and Development projects.
    • You work closely with scientists and other research associates in multiple expertise teams in early stage research projects.
    • You perform most of the work according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) requiring a high degree of accuracy.
    • You document, analyze and report the results.
    • You contribute to the (process) optimization and efficiency of the team.
    • You are responsible for your own experiments, data handling and communication of results.

    You are keen and motivated to use your up-to-date knowledge and experience in protein chemistry techniques to strengthen our team. You are precise and accurate in the execution of experiments and in the documentation of the results. You have good organizational and communication skills, and are able to deal with changing priorities and unexpected workload. You like to work in a team but you are also capable of working independently.

    In addition, you meet the following professional requirements:
    • You have a completed HLO, BSc or equivalent in biotechnology, biochemistry, life sciences or related field of study. Applicants with an MLO background and previous work experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry are also welcome to apply.
    • You have knowledge of and experience with protein separation techniques like affinity chromatography, ion-exchange chromatography and size-exclusion chromatography.
    • You have knowledge of and/or experience with automated purification systems such as AKTA FPLC and Unicorn software.
    • You have knowledge of and/or experience with bioanalytical techniques to characterize proteins, such as absorbance spectroscopy (Nanodrop), Bio Layer Interferometry (Octet), Capillary Electrophoresis (CE-SDS) and Analytical Chromatography (HPLC/UPLC).
    • You are able to work with tight deadlines and are capable of running several experiments in parallel and adjust priorities appropriately.
    • You are motivated by delivering high quality output and are used to working according to a quality system.
    • You have an interest in software, automation and data handling.
    • You have professional business level English language skills, both written and verbal.
    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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