(Senior) Research Associate Bio-analytical Science (Yacht Life Sciences)

International biotechnology company in Utrecht
  • Utrecht
  • Vast
  • HBO, WO
  • 40 uur
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Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Senior Research Associate Bio-analytical Science.

As a Senior Research Associate, you will work within the Bioanalytical Science (BioA) department to develop, qualify and execute immunoassays to support (pre-) clinical sample assessment for product development and enabling registration of new therapeutic products. To achieve this, you plan, design and execute laboratory testing under supervision of the BioA project lead. You process and report data ensuring data quality and integrity. You will work according standard operating procedures and adhere to study specific plans.

Job specific responsibilities:

  • Plan your activities under supervision with the BioA project lead
  • Design and execute laboratory testing 
  • Analyse and interpret obtained data 
  • Record all data and results according to standard procedures
  • Adhere to study specific plans and standard operating procedures
  • Perform routine tasks accurately according to standard procedures
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times
  • Ensure to be adequately trained according to BioA training matrix
  • Ensure data quality and integrity
  • Support technology innovation and or process improvement projects


  • You have a completed BSc or MSc education or equivalent. Candidates with a PhD background will not be considered for this role.
  • You have at least 5 years industrial work experience in development and executing of Ligand binding assays (ELISA, ECLIA, SIMOA)
  • You have demonstrated experience with regulatory bioanalysis and knowledge of relevant guidance documents as well as GLP experience (must)
  • You have experience in development of pharmacokinetic assays and assays to detect and characterize unwanted immunogenicity
  • You are familiar with basis statistical and data analysis software such as Excel, GraphPad Prism, design expert, SoftMax Pro, etc.
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are eligible to work in the Netherlands without the requirement of applying for a permit


  • You can work to set guidelines; you document results accurately and are focused on output and results
  • You perform well under pressure and enjoy alternating between office and laboratory tasks


Direct contract at our client, full-time. This position starts with a 1 year contract, and can covert into permanent after the 1st year. Salary depends on seniority (3500 - 4600 euro gross per month, excluding 8% holiday allowance).


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.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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