Accelerate biotechnology

(Sr.) Technician Virology

We are looking for a (Sr.) Technician with experience in mammalian Cell Culture and Virology for our R&D department in Leiden, The Netherlands. As a technician you will be responsible for the day to day laboratory operations, involving: cell culture, virus related techniques for diverse type of viruses, analyses such as (q-)PCR, western blot, infectivity assays, and molecular biology.

You will join a stimulating group of international researchers in a very collaborative environment. As part of this group, your personal as well as your scientific growth are encouraged and developed. In this position you will report to a scientist in the viral vector development department.

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • HLO degree;
  • At least 1 year of experience in a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical industry environment;
  • Proven background in mammalian Cell Culture (adherent as well as suspension cultures) and Virology;
  • Experience in bioassays, bioprocess development and GMP knowledge is favorable;
  • Good command of the English language (written and spoken).

You will be involved in general lab organization, weekly meetings, and group discussions.

In the interviews it will be clear that:

  • You are enthusiastic and comfortable in a dynamic environment;
  • You are a team player and you can also work individually;
  • You have good communicative skills (Dutch and English);
  • You have experience in cell culture and virology;
  • You have a quality mindset;
  • You are capable of keeping track of experimental results in lab journals, have an overview of the necessary work and to meet deadlines;
  • You can work under pressure and do not have a 9 till 5 mentality;
  • You enjoy both hands-on and theoretical work;

You can send your application to Mrs. Ingrid van Aarle, HR Manager

Application by agency or recruiters is not appreciated