Technician - Preclinical Testing - Vaccines
Posted Oct 12
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Technician/Leiden, Netherlands/7 Months Contract/22 to 45 EUR (Per Hour)
The sub-unit vaccine design team focuses on the design, development and evaluation of novel vaccines. The group covers the development stage starting from protein design and in vitro characterization of proteins and novel vaccine platforms. Later preclinical testing of vaccine leads is performed in close collaboration with preclinical evaluation team. The focus lies on the design of candidate vaccines and development and optimization of novel innovative methodologies aiming at increasing the efficacy of current and future vaccines.
The technician will be part of a creative team responsible for the design, production and in vitro evaluation of novel protein vaccine leads. Work will be performed under supervision of a (senior) scientist and will include a.o. cloning and protein expression, purification of proteins, biochemical and biophysical characterization, functional and stability studies etc. Based on the results of these studies the best leads will be selected for immunological evaluation and further development towards novel vaccines.
HLO or University degree (BSc/MSc) in a relevant discipline such as biochemistry, life sciences, or related fields
Demonstrated relevant experience
Previous experience in cell culture, transfection, molecular cloning, protein purification and characterization methods (eg ELISA, Western blot, FACS, a.o.) is preferable.
Our ideal candidate has an open and communicative personality. He or she is a team player, flexible, and driven to produce work of the highest quality. The candidate is capable of planning, organizing and executing his or her own work independently. Fluency in English is an absolute requirement
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886.
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Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 7 months
Pay: 22 to 45 EUR (Euro)
Pay Period: Hourly