Our client is an innovative multinational gene-therapy company with headquarters based in Amsterdam. They have modern facilities and an international, enthusiastic team.
Yacht Life Sciences has a great opportunity for a Research Scientist (PhD) at one of our partners.
Our partner is dedicated to bring innovative therapies or unmet medical needs to patients. In doing so each function is directly or indirectly responsible for the lives of patients. This responsibility should be part of our day-to-day working life by (i) living up to high quality standards and (ii) by recognizing the sense of urgency in areas of high medical need.
We are looking for a highly motivated and inquisitive Scientist. The position will focus on the Research and Development (R&D) of novel gene therapy approaches designed to treat genetic diseases; starting in the third quarter 2019.
The R&D has several functions and responsibilities: including proof-of-mechanism and proof-of-concept studies, as well as the identification of therapeutic target leads and immunological testing. The group is a major contributor to the R&D activities of our partner's virus-based gene therapy platform, and a key value generator.
The Scientist supports Intellectual Property (IP) activities, whilst also having a broader scientific support role. The Scientist will additionally be involved in the R&D of novel gene therapies for genetic diseases under the supervision of the Director PKPD. The Scientist will also research, explore, analyse and validate AAV vectors for gene and small RNA-molecule delivery by use of in vitro and in vivo experiments. The Scientist will support the Director PKPD and he/she is involved in initiating new therapeutic leads, practical laboratory work, partly organizing the work of technicians, experimental planning, data analyses and writing reports. The Scientist will participate in the discussion of new and ongoing projects, support the coordination and delegation of the research to other departments and institutions.
Job Objectives and Responsibilities:
Full time, 1 year contract. Longer time anticipated. Market-conform salary and additional benefits. You will become part of the Yacht Life Sciences network.
Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer +31(6)12387998
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