Biotech and Agricultural Engineering Medical and Healthcare
Herakles Pharma Staffing
Biochemist PhD Janssen Vaccines in Leiden fulltime
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., previously Crucell, is one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. We are dedicated to bringing life-saving innovation to global health.
The teams 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. This gives excellent personal development opportunities!
Department: 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, our Client use biological- and chemical technologies to assess quantity, potency, purity, and identity characteristics of their products. Our Client has a pivotal role between the regulatory authorities, quality unit and process development.
We are looking for a Biochemist 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 our 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.
Requirements for the function as a Biochemist:
The perfect candidate will have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) with 0-3 years of post-doctoral experience in a relevant field of cell-based or molecular assays, life sciences and/ or virology;
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or ICH method development or GMP is highly preferable;
The candidate 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;
You live close to Leiden and you are an EU citizen;
They value an ethical working environment, as described in Credo ofour Client, where trust, diversity and inclusion is the fundament for success.
This is a fulltime contracting role through Herakles for initially one year. Extension of the assignment may be possible. The maximum annual salary will amount € 73.500,- on fulltime dependent on experience.
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