• Leiden
  • 40 uur
  • WO
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Scientist Formulation Development (Yacht Life Sciences)

  • 12 maart 2019
  • Leiden
  • 40 uur
  • WO


  • 12 maart 2019
  • vacaturenummer: 9064857

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for Scientist Formulation Development.

As a Scientist Formulation Development you will be responsible for the complete trajectory of formulation development, including writing plans, managing the experimental work, analyzing the data and reporting the results in written and oral form. You will create Intellectual Property with an enterprise-wide mindset and participates in project teams and other forums where formulation expertise is required. 

As a Scientist Formulation Development, you provide translation of scientific goals into actions to accomplish the targets or project needs. Furthermore, you design experiments to reach these project targets and are accountable for accompanying documentation such as Study Plans and Study Reports. Next, you will adhere to timelines for performing experiments, and aligns with your technicians.

As a Scientist Formulation Development, you participate in Drug Product Development (DPD) sub-teams, ensuring alignment with project needs through the Technical Integrator. You will be accountable for proper recording of information and collection of the data and for review of experimental results. Furthermore, you discuss problems and present plans and data in the Science Meeting, and  present regularly during the Journal Club. You have a pro-active intellectual participation in DPD science meetings, fully engaged.

As a Scientist Formulation Development, you ensure the availability of materials and equipment to perform experiments and justifies the purchase of new materials and equipment. Also, you provide training and coaching of trainees and assistant/associate scientists.

As a Scientist Formulation Development, you might have line responsibility for assistant/associate scientists. You will ensure a safe and pleasant work environment with sufficient personal development, and empower people to act with speed, agility, and accountability. Next, you will challenge the status-quo; leads and adapts to change .

As a Scientist Formulation Development, you will be responsible for value creation: innovation, conception of new ideas. You create Intellectual Property and are insight-driven to uncover unmet needs. You are able to write scientific publications and patents, present on scientific meetings, conferences and courses (internal and external). Finally, you comply to EHS and GRP-standards and have solid work ethic.


  • Completed PhD in a relevant discipline, like (medical) biology, pharmaceutical sciences or (bio)chemistry, and a minimum of 1 year industry experience.
  • Experience with (vaccine) formulation development, adjuvants, container-closure systems and stability studies
  • Working knowledge of assays and quality systems, like GMP
  • Pro-active, flexible, and enjoys working in a team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity and a strong scientific mindset


We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position. This concerns a secondment placement for 1 year with longer-term possibility anticipated.
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. The vacancy is for one year full-time with a possibility for extension. 


Our client is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines and antibodies 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. To strengthen their team, they are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to the company. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer 06-12387998

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