Associate Scientist Molecular Bacteriology & Bioinformatics

Werkgever LabResource Rotterdam
Plaats Leiden
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Dienstverband Voltijd (> 36 uur)
Contract Vast
Plaatsingsdatum donderdag 20 september 2018
Sluitingsdatum zaterdag 20 oktober 2018

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In this role you will be responsible for developing & performing experiments in the context of bacterial cultivation & strain identification using molecular biological & biochemical techniques. A solid understanding of bioinformatics / statistics is necessary since you will use bioinformatics on complex datasets to evaluate results and design new experiments. You will work in a multidisciplinary research team that identifies, designs, produces and characterizes new vaccine candidates. Bioinformatics, functional genomics, molecular engineering, and biochemistry are key R&D activities. Core responsibilities include:

  • Practical realization of the research (experiments and tests) under the supervision of (senior) scientist(s)
  • Documentation of experiments and results in lab notebooks and full reports
  • Evaluation of results together with the supervisor (scientist / senior scientist)
  • Responsible for writing SOP's/ protocols.


Opleiding WO
Ervaring Starter (0 - 3 jaar)

For this position we are looking for an experienced professional with the following background:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Microbiology / Molecular biology
  • Your expertise lies in the following areas: bacteriology, molecular biology & bioinformatics
  • Working experience with bacterial cultivation and strains identification, genetic manipulation of bacteria
  • Molecular biology techniques: DNA-, RNA-, Protein isolation and the associated analytical methods
  • Demonstrable experience with bioinformatics (e.g. blast, building alignments and phylogenetic trees, making genome assemblies)
  • Affinity with one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, Perl, C/C++, Java)
  • Basic understanding of statistics and use of statistics software (e.g. R, SPSS, SAS, Excel)
  • Good communication skills in English, written and spoken.
  • Valid workpermit is a must.

Aanvullende informatie

LabResource offers competitive and attractive terms and conditions:

Contract: initially 1 year, realistic long term possibilities

Salary: ranging from €2500 - €3100 gross monthly based on education/experience

Hours: full-time

Holidays: 25 (+12)

Region: Leiden


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Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is a global vaccine company that focuses on the development, production and marketing of vaccines and recombinant proteins to prevent and combat infectious and other diseases. LabResource is their top-tier supplier and contracted to recruit for this position.

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