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Senior Assistant Scientist Immunology (Yacht Life Sciences)

Multinational food company

9069752 | UTRECHT | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a for a Senior Assistant Scientist who can strengthen the immunology team of our client.

In the ISO certified immunology lab there is a need for an experienced Assistant Scientist to help your team in achieving ambitious goals. For that we need a person who can initiate, supervise and perform experiments of the highest quality. Various biological assays are up and running, however there is also a need for the development of new immunological assays of which we expect a significant contribution by the new Senior Assistant Scientist.

Examples of the various techniques involved are: ELISAs, immunoCAP ISAC, multiplex assays, flow cytometry, in vitro cell (co)culture systems and Western Blot. The assays are used for (pre)clinical study samples and validation of these assays according to ISO standards is required for all assays including the newly developed. The Senior Assistant Scientist has preferably several years of experience working in an ISO certified immunology lab and is aware of all the rules and regulations for working within a quality system.


  • Bachelor or Master in food, life sciences, biomedical research or relevant discipline (a PhD background will be considered as overqualified for this position)
  • Similar work experience (>3 years) as a Laboratory Technician/ Assistant Scientist
  • Experience with diverse immunological laboratory techniques 
  • Pro-active, strong coordination skills, quality minded 
  • Fluency in English


Secondment placement via Yacht with longer-term possibilities. We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position. 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 become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.


Our client is a multinational food company dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible. R&D is an important basis of the work they do in nutrition and health. They collaborate with partners, for example in academia, suppliers and healthcare, aim to identify new nutritional intervention opportunities and develop innovative product forms. Their largest innovation center is located in Utrecht Science Park, the Netherlands. It is a state-of-the-art center for the development of new nutritional product concepts for Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. They create products that provide clinically proven health benefits to vulnerable consumers – infants, toddlers, expecting mothers, the elderly and patients.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Edwin Parlevliet via telefoonnummer +31(6)12387998

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