Assistant Scientist Clinical Immunology
CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, we are searching for an Assistant Scientist Clinical Immunology .
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. They focus on the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people world-wide from infectious diseases.
The Clinical Immunology department is responsible for the immunological evaluation of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Hereto, the department delivers data, which defines the immunological strategy supporting the clinical development. This includes next to clinical sample analysis, development and validation of the required immunological assays. Typical assays to determine the immunogenicity of vaccines are the antibody ELISA, Virus Neutralization Assays, T cell ELISpot, and Intracellular Cytokine Staining.
As assistant scientist at the clinical immunology department, you will report to the Operations team lead for training and job performance. You will perform the serological immunoassays (ELISA, Virus Neutralization Assay) needed to deliver the immunological data for clinical studies and support the development of assays needed for clinical sample analysis. The activities will be performed in a GCLP accredited lab, meaning that all activities must follow prescribed procedures, and must be documented accurately in (digital) lab note books. For every finished experiment you will report the data to the scientist, who does the scientific review of the experiments. In case of development, you will discuss the outcome and plan for follow up experiments.
Who we're looking for
To successfully fulfill this role, we are looking for BSc candidates with relevant experience in serological immunoassays (ELISA / Virus Neutralization assays). PhD candidates are overqualified and will not be considered.
You must have experience working (internship acceptable) in GLP, GCLP, GMP, CCKL regulated environment. Experience with pipetting robots such as TECAN is a plus. As a person you are a pro-active team worker who can work independently when needed. This role is mostly sample analysis (at least 50%) with sample logistics as additional tasks.
Additional vacancy information
Contract: Temporary contract with CLS Services
Terms: Full time preferred, 32 hours discussable. English required, Dutch is a plus. Longer-term anticipated.
Contactperson: Claudia Erwich-Faaij
Phone: +31 (0)88 22 77 555