To improve the lives of patients by creating and developing innovative antibody products

Research Associate Protein Separation (Yacht Life Sciences)

International biotechnological company in Utrecht

9074385 | UTRECHT | Vast | HBO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Research Associate Protein Separations.

Your team is responsible for the separation and purification of therapeutic antibodies to support the development of the company's antibody products. They constantly seek to improve existing techniques and to introduce new techniques.

Your new position as a Research Associate Protein Separations:

  • You perform antibody purifications and characterizations using a wide range of modern techniques in a number of simultaneous projects.
  • You work closely with scientists and other research associates in multiple project teams.
  • You document and report the results.
  • Most of the work is performed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and therefore require a high degree of accuracy.
  • You contribute to the optimization and innovation of our team.


You are:

  • Keen and motivated to use your up-to-date knowledge of-, and experience with protein separation techniques to strengthen our team.
  • You are precise and accurate in the execution of experiments and in the documentation of the results.
  • You have good communication skills, a service-oriented attitude and are able to deal with changing priorities and unexpected workload.
  • You like to work in a team but you are also capable of working independently.

In addition, you meet the following professional requirements:
  • You have a completed BSc or MSc education (a PhD degree will be considered as overqualified)
  • You have at least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • You have knowledge of and/or experience with protein separation techniques like affinity chromatography, ion-exchange chromatography and size-exclusion chromatography. 
  • You have knowledge of and experience with the most commonly used biochemical analysis techniques such as CE SDS, HPLC and Mass Spectrometry
  • You have an interest in process-automation, database analysis and data handling
  • You are able to work with tight deadlines and are capable of running several projects in parallel and adjust priorities appropriately
  • You are motivated by delivering high quality output and are used to working according to a quality system
  • You have good relational and communication skills in English (Dutch is an advantage, but not required)


Direct and full-time employment at our client.


Dynamic and innovative environment. Every employee is strongly motivated to participate in the development of new medicines which improve patients' lives. The company culture is aimed at innovation and excellence. Employees are passionate and work with determination and respect for each other to achieve our common goals. They work in multi-functional and international teams, in which each employee is stimulated to use his/her talent to contribute to innovation and results.


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

Werken voor Yacht
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