- 09 januari 2018
- vacaturenummer: 27486
Janssen Vaccines is committed to developing first-in-class or best-in-class vaccines for some of the world’s most life-threatening infectious diseases. We have built a dedicated, world-class, multi-functional team across a variety of disciplines to develop a promising vaccines pipeline. In Leiden, we have a workforce of 700 scientists and support staff, 45% of our employees has a nationality other than Dutch with over 20 nationalities represented. We partner with many of the world’s leading experts, academic and clinical institutions and other pharmaceutical companies for the development of vaccines against, for example, Ebola and HIV.
In our organization entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic culture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. In order to strengthen our team we are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Janssen Vaccines.
The USP department is responsible for the development of scalable, pharmaceutical-grade production processes for viral vaccines using mammalian cell lines as a production platform. Novel technologies are used to make sure that the processes are safe, reliable, scalable and cost-effective, so that the vaccines can be produced in large quantities at low costs. The developed production processes are transferred into GMP production facilities for the production of clinical batches and scaled-up for commercial production. All activities are performed in close collaboration with other departments.
For our department, we are currently looking for a fulltime
Assistant Scientist USP
We are looking for a motivated Assistant Scientist upstream process development. As part of a team you will plan, prepare and execute bioreactor and cell culture experiments, which are part of scientific studies supervised by a Scientist. You will be responsible for analyzing the results and basic reporting. You will have ownership of some of the process equipment in the lab, being the responsible person for troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance if needed, and keeping all documentation up-to-date. Additionally, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of our internal systems and working processes, supporting the lab head and EHS coordinator.
You have B.Sc (HLO) in a relevant discipline, or a MLO with at least 4 years of experience in biotechnology or pharmacy. You have hands-on experience with bioreactors, preferably at lab-scale in an R&D environment. You have experience with culturing mammalian cells. Experience with working at BSL-2 level is an advantage, as is working knowledge of quality systems like GMP. You are a motivated team player who is flexible and has a can-do attitude, and a pro-active mindset. You have good communication skills in English, written and spoken.
After your training period, your will occasionally be expected to work during weekend hours.
Interested? Please submit your cv and motivation via www.randstad.nl and we will contact you soon!
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