(Senior) Associate Scientist, Bioanalysis and Immunogenicity

2-10-2020 zwijnaarde
company profile

This firm is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to creating new antibody-based medicines called Nanobodies® which are making a real difference to society. This company currently has over 400 people working on the development of Nanobodies for the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including inflammation, immuno-oncology and rare diseases.

The Bioanalysis and Immunogenicity department develops ligand-binding assays for pharmacokinetic (PK), immunogenicity (ADA) and biomarker (BM) analyses.

job description

About growing with them:
The successful applicant will be execute laboratory experiments, analyse data and report results to evaluate novel drug candidates in biological samples from clinical and non-clinical studies. Working in a regulated environment (GLP/GCP) means an understanding of GLP principles will be an advantage. Experience with electronic laboratory tools such as LIMS and electronic notebooks are also a plus.
In this role you will have:
-Active contribution to regulated (GLP/GcLP) and non-regulated bioanalytical analyses using Ligand-Binding Assays (LBA, e.g. ELISA, MSD, Gyrolab, ...)
-Develop, optimize and qualify pharmacokinetic, immunogenicity and pharmacodynamic assays to analyze the pharmacokinetic, immunogenic and pharmacodynamic properties of Nanobodies® and other biologic macromolecules.
-Execute method validation and troubleshooting, if needed
-Sample testing in support of PK and immunogenicity analysis using LIMS (ThermoFisher Watson)
-Accurate documenting and reporting of experimental procedures and results
-Analyzing data and preparing written results reports in English.
-Communicating results and observations to the supervisor and team in English.
-Technical responsibility for other related laboratory duties as required (e.g. instrument and system maintenance and documentation).

your contribution

The position requires excellent laboratory skills, critical thinking, and attention to detail at the bench and the desk. The position is primarily a laboratory position. Accuracy in documentation (compiling/review of data tables and reports/ instrument maintenance and documentation) will also be required.
Qualifications/Education & Work experience
-Degree B. Sc., M. Sc. Biotechnology/(Bio)chemistry/Pharmacology/Industrial engineer or equivalent preferably with 1-2 years of relevant experience. More experienced candidates are encouraged to apply. Entry level will depend upon level of experience.
-Proven general lab skills, including experience with the set-up and optimization of ELISA-based immunoassay techniques
-Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, including data analysis and mathematical skills
-Quality-oriented - prior experience in a regulated (bio)analytical laboratory (GLP, GcLP or possibly GMP) is a plus.

-Excellent self-organization, time management and documentation skills
-Strong communication (verbal, written, interpersonal, listening) skills
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
-Ability to multi-task and meet timelines in a fast-paced environment
-Team player
-Excellent English skills (oral and written)
-Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required; knowledge of Watson LIMS, SAS JMP and/or Prism GraphPad is a plus.
-Available for full time position

what do we offer?

your Journey, in this company can offer you
-An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team.
-An individual and well-structured introduction and training when you onboard.
-You can create your own career path within this company. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully.
-As a globally successful and constantly growing company, this company provides international career paths as well.

paramedical (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
temporary contract
Boekhoudkundig en juridisch
your Randstad contact
Peggy Vancoillie en Ruth Baerts
gent_613@randstad.be 09-269 98 75
09-269 98 75

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