Associate Scientist USP

Werkgever CLS Services
Plaats Leiden
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Land Nederland
Dienstverband Voltijd (> 36 uur)
Contract Vast
Plaatsingsdatum vrijdag 21 april 2017

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Functieomschrijving

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, Crucell-Janssen, we are searching for an Associate Scientist USP.

Company profile
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, multifunctional 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 organisation 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.


Department
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.

Job description
We are looking for a motivated Associated Scientist within the field of upstream process development. Under limited supervision, but as part of a team you will plan, prepare and execute scientific studies. This will be part of a project plan, and you will be responsible for analysing the results and reporting main conclusions. Experiments may be performed in bioreactors or in a reduced-scale model.

Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate has a MSc in a relevant discipline or a BSc with 3 years of experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry. You have experience with USP (bio)processes and/or mammalian cell culture. Are you the pro-active team player with excellent communication skills and decision-making capabilities we are looking for?

Additional vacancy information
Reference:A1700041
Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Education:HBO/BSc. WO/MSc.
Employment terms:Minimal 36 hours, ideally 40 hours availability. After your training period, you will occasionally be expected to work during weekend hours (schedule available well beforehand, 3-4 hours for a weekend shift requested).
Long-term possibilities after this initial contracting period.
Contactperson:Claudia Erwich-Faaij
+31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555

Profiel

Opleiding
Ervaring Starter (0 - 3 jaar)

Contact

Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (Please use button *Direct solliciteren*)
(Vacancy number A1700041)
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For more information please contact Claudia Erwich-Faaij at +31 (0)31 (0)88 22 77 555

Bedrijfsprofiel

As a dynamic company CLS Services is dedicated to recruiting top level professionals in chemistry and life sciences. Clients appreciate our professionalism, flexibility and ability to come up with tailor-made solutions for any specialist function. Founders and directors Jan Paul Favier and René Kemps both have relevant technical backgrounds and extensive experience in high-level recruitment in the CLS Services sector. In short time we have built up an impressive track record and now serve multinationals as well as smaller and more specialized biotech, chemical, pharmaceutical and food companies.

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