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Scientist Immunology (Yacht Life Sciences)

Biotechnology company

9072182 | AMSTERDAM | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has a great opportunity for a Scientist Immunology (PhD) at one of our partners.

The Immunology Group of our client has two functions and responsibilities: (1) getting a better understanding of immunological aspects related to AAV-based gene therapy, and (2) exploring new technologies and/or targets with immunological background. Those two areas are major contributor to the safety and efficacy of our AAV-based products as well as value generator by delivering new technologies and therapeutic targets.

Main purpose of your job:

  • Designing and executing experiments related to Immunology research programs
  • Manage technical team members to guarantee the execution of the research projects
  • Processing and analyzing results and data
  • Converting data and results into overview reports and scientific papers
  • Staying abreast of developments in the scientific discipline by keeping up with the scientific literature in this field, visiting scientific meetings and integrating the information in the project



  • Finished PhD within the field of Immunology
  • Experience in immune epitopes characterization or vector mediated antibodies expression is highly preferred
  • Additional relevant scientific experience in the biotech field
  • Able to act in a fast changing and demanding environment, willing and able to demonstrate a hands-on attitude
  • Plans your own work with limited supervision of the principal scientist
  • Capacity to communicate in a clear and concise manner and think through a complex problem and express it in a structured way
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills in English
  • Intrinsically motivated to do hands-on work
  • Has a high level of integrity; regarding both personality and data
  • Capable to solve day-to-day problems
  • Able to think and work in a creative and explorative way
  • Adapts new information and ideas and applies this effectively to his or her own work.
  • Pro-active attitude, flexible, professional


Full time, 1 year contract. Longer time anticipated. Market-conform salary and additional benefits. You will become part of the Yacht Life Sciences network.


Our client is an innovative multinational gene-therapy company with headquarters based in Amsterdam. They have modern facilities and an international, enthusiastic team.


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

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