Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Scientist Clinical Immunology.
The Clinical Immunology department is responsible for the immunological evaluation of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. In close collaboration with the Biomarker group and clinical development group, the clinical immunology department executes the immuno- strategies and ensures the development, and validation of the required immunological assays as well as clinical sample analysis and data reporting. Typical assays to determine the immunogenicity of vaccines are the antibody ELISA, T cell ELISpot, Intracellular Cytokine Staining, and virus neutralization assays. The clinical immunology department offers Janssen Vaccines with services in Scientific and operational excellence, with high standards of quality and compliance.
The main responsibility of the Scientist is to design and execute experiments for the development and validation of immunological assays to be used in the analysis of samples from clinical trials, and to generate high-quality scientific reports to document his/her work. Besides this, the Scientist is responsible for the long-term life cycle management of the methods he/she is the expert on, together with the key reagents, equipment and data analysis tools required for the assay to be performed.
The Scientist is expected to maintain his/her technical edge by following relevant literature and knowledge in the field, or by performing experiments on a regular basis, to support assay development processes. His/her activities must be executed according to Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) quality requirements. He/she must remain aware and tackle any assay-related issues and potential areas of improvement in the laboratory. He/she is responsible for instructing associate and assistant scientist on the scientific fundamentals of the assays he is responsible for, and to critically review to the data generated by them.
We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development. This concerns a full-time secondment contract for 1 year (extension is anticipated). Full time preferred, 32 hours discussable. Working from home max 1 day a week discussable.
We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position (salary between 3600 and 4400 euro gross per 4 week period). 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 to become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers, you will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy in order to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date, i.e. boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.