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Scientist Stability - Analytical Development (Yacht Life Sciences)

Janssen Vaccines & Prevention

9075331 | LEIDEN | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has an opportunity for an Scientist Stability (Analytical Development) at Janssen Vaccines & Prevention. 

Product stability team is part of the Analytical Development Department of Janssen and focuses on the design, execution and evaluation of stability profiles of novel vaccines. The group supports the clinical development stages of the vaccines platforms and generates data that is used in preparation for future commercialization.

Job description:
The Scientist will be a key player in the management of the various stability studies of the novel vaccines during the clinical development. He/she will work in a multidisciplinary environment and have a focus on preparation of stability protocols, stability reports, supporting documentation for IND/CTA filing, supporting shelf-life strategies, design of the stabilities studies, evaluation of the data and coordination of scientific investigations.
Since different CMC projects are carried out in teams comprising members from different departments, teamwork and flexibility are two very important characteristics that are required attributes. We offer a challenging position which allows you to work in a dynamic and international environment, ensuring diversity in your work and creating plenty of opportunities for personal development.


• Msc or Ph.D. Degree in Biochemistry, Pharmacy, or equivalent life sciences degree
• A minimum of 2-3 years pharmaceutical industry experience working under GMP standards.
• Experience with stability studies (design, reporting, ICH requirements)
• Experience with analytical methods qualification and validation
• Knowledge of statistical analyses and data trending

The candidate fit for the job is independent, flexible, motivated and enjoys working in a team. Excellent organizational and communication skills, and a strong scientific mindset are key for this position


  • This concerns a 1 year secondment contract via Yacht 
  • 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. The vacancy is initially for a one-year period.


Janssen Vaccines & Prevention is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases. 


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

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