Put your biomedical knowledge and laboratory skills to the best use.

junior Scientist Drug Discovery (Yacht Life Sciences)

Biotech organization

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Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a junior Scientist.

As a junior Scientist you will develop and conduct biological assays in accordance with project objectives, participating in diverse project teams. In particular, (primary) human cell–based or stem cell assays in medium and high throughput and across various therapeutic areas. All this will be done in a team-oriented, result-driven, international research environment that provides an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated junior Scientist. 

As a junior Scientist, you will:

  • Develop, optimize, validate and perform biological cell based assays; experimental design with the support of project leader.
  • Assess effects of test compounds and analyze the associated data. 
  • Establish an understanding of the relevance of the data being generated on the project.
  • Present your own work confidently, internally, with clear rationale and produce slides on own work.
  • Write up lab book to department and patent-acceptable standard.
  • Highlight interesting biology papers for the project team.
  • Use appropriate scientific literature to plan assays.
  • Maintain a strong awareness of the relevant scientific literature and contemporary laboratory practices.


As a junior Scientist, you have:

  • Recently finished your MSc in a relevant discipline 
  • Capabilities to develop as scientist
  • Up to 2 year of relevant working experience
  • A fluency in English
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques
  • Expertise in utilizing complex cell-based assays is preferred


The terms of employment depend on the position and your experience, but in all cases you can be assured of a good salary and additional benefits. 


Our clients are leading biotechnology organizations with research and development activities, contributing to the development of innovative and life-changing therapies.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer 06-12387998

Werken voor Yacht
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Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor zowel mannen als vrouwen.