The viral vaccine group is working on the discovery and early development of vaccines for viral infectious diseases. The working process includes in vitro vaccine discovery, evaluation, and generation, followed by in vivo evaluation of these vaccine candidates in the appropriate animal models for immunogenicity or/and efficacy. The pre-clinical department is responsible for the evaluation of vaccines candidates in animal models.
As an associate scientist you will report to one of the scientists within the pre-clinical department. You will perform the serological assays (ELISA and Virus Neutralization Assays) or cellular assays (ELI SPOT, IntracellularCytokine Staining by Flow cytometry) following Good Research Practices, and report the data to the research scientist. You will also manage external studies at contract research organizations (CROs), monitoring performance and managing sample logistics and study results.
- HLO/BSc/MSc with relevant experience in serological assays (ELISA / Virus Neutralisation assays) and/or cellular assays (ICS, ELI SPOT)
- Experience with animal models is a plus
- Experience working in a pharma/ biotech is a plus
Competences: The candidate is a team player, quality minded, flexible and accurate. Excellent communications skills and pro-active mindset are required for working in a team (under time pressure) and for managing studies at external sites.
If this position is something that you want to do, and if you believe you have the right qualifications and experience required for the role, please do not hesitate and send us an e-mail with your most recent CV and short motivation letter to: j.vanbaalen(@)progressive-nl.com
You can also reach us by calling 020 530 5888