Biotech and Agricultural Engineering Medical and Healthcare
1 - 2 Years
Postcode 2311 in Leiden
Associated Scientist (Yacht Life Sciences)
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases.
In their organization, entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. 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. Functieomschrijving
Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for an Associated Scientist for Janssen Vaccines and Prevention in Leiden.
We are looking for two Associated Scientists who are motivated to work in a multidisciplinary and international environment. Within a team you will be investigating the immunological response to new viral vaccine candidates using small animal models. These vaccine candidates may include vaccines against SARS-CoV2, HIV, or RSV. Techniques that you will use include ELISA, neutralizing antibody assays to measure virus entry inhibition, ELISPOT, intracellular cytokine staining, in vivo imaging of small animals (bioluminescence and fluorescence), and other immunology and virology-related assays.
Bachelor or Master degree in a life science related field;
Special requests: Holder of "artikel 6 or artikel 12" , and hands-on experience required;
Experience with immunological and/or Virological techniques is required;
You have good communication skills in English, written and spoken;
Experience working with PBMCs is a nice to have.
We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development. This concerns a full-time secondment contract for 1 year (extension is possible).
We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position (salary between 3000 and 4000 euro gross per 4 week period). You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.