Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Biomarker Scientist at the Viral Vaccines department of Janssen Vaccines & Prevention in Leiden.
The viral vaccine group is working on the discovery and early development of vaccines for viral infectious diseases. The Biomarker immuno team supports the vaccine development team in providing the data and making decisions that guide the clinical development. The deliverables of the immuno team are essential parts of vaccine development. The cross functional nature of the team creates a dynamic environment where both strategy is developed, and operational deliverables are tracked. To optimally deliver for each program, support is needed to ensure this team delivers on promises.
Under the supervision of the Biomarker Lead, the Biomarker Scientist is asked to assist in the operations of the Biomarker Immuno team, including agenda and minutes. The candidate is expected to take leadership to ensure operational efficiency in this part of the vaccine development program.
In addition, the Biomarker Scientist is asked to provide scientific support for items such as of defined literature searches and presentation of the summaries, drafting and optimizing reporting of clinical immunogenicity results. In addition, the Biomarker scientist will assist in the operations of the Biomarker Immuno team, including agenda and minutes. The candidate is expected to take leadership to ensure operational efficiency in this part of the vaccine development program.
- PhD in (medical) biology or medicine on a research topic in Immunology is required
- Min. 1 year of Postdoctoral work experience in an academic or biotechnology/pharmaceutical environment
- Experience in working in the field of biomarkers
- Excellent knowledge and great affinity for working with program management tools
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
- Goal oriented and accurate
- Problem solving oriented
- Pro-active and “can do” mentality
Terms of employment:
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. This concerns a full-time secondment contract for 1 year (extension is anticipated). Full time preferred, 32/36 hours discussable.
We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position (salary between 4000 and 4800 euro gross per 4 week period). 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 to become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers, you will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy in order to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date, i.e. boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.
About the company:
Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is dedicated to bringing meaningful innovation to global health. Their teams focus on the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of vaccines to protect people worldwide from infectious diseases.
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