Associate Scientist Immunology/Virology
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 Associate Scientist Immunology/Virology.
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.
We are looking for an associate scientist who is 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. The position requires planning, independency, and performing of experiments, followed by data analysis and reporting and presenting of the data to the responsible scientist, and a broader audience.
Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate has an MSc. or BSc. background in a life science related field. Hands on experience with animal testing and holder of "artikel 6 or artikel 12" is required. Additionally, experience with immunological and/or Virological techniques (ELISA, ELISPOT, cytokine staining etc.) is required. Experience working with PBMCs is nice to have. Are you the enthusiastic senior technician we are looking for?
Additional vacancy information
Contract: Temporary contract with CLS Services
Terms: Maternity leave cover for 8 months. Extension possible.
Contactperson: Claudia Erwich-Faaij
Phone: +31 (0)88 22 77 555