Bio Scientist/Associate

Location: Leiden, South Holland Salary: competitive
Sector: Life Sciences Type: contract

Bio Associate/Scientist QC

From one of our key clients in the Quality Control validation sector we have received a new position for a Scientist/Associate scientist position in Bio-Organic Chemistry/Analysis.


The Bacterial Vaccines department strives to address unmet medical needs, such as bacteraemia (sepsis), meningitis, and respiratory tract and nosocomial infections. Projects at the Bacterial Vaccines department are primarily structured on scientific and technical collaboration with external biotechnology partners that are innovative leaders in their field.

You will be assigned to a major vaccine project. In the course of your work, you will interact with various Bacterial Vaccines teams, and with numerous support departments. You will be expected to perform laboratory work fulltime.


Producing and evaluating carbohydrate-protein conjugates in small-scale experiments, including physic-chemical analysis.

Data acquisition and evaluation.

Daily operation and maintenance of equipment.

Work will be performed under supervision of a scientist.


M.Sc., or equivalent, in a relevant discipline such as organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields.


Minimal 3-4 years of professional experience (biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry is a plus). For PhD no additional years of experience needed.

Previous experience working with carbohydrates, simple organic reactions, and (bio) chemical analysis (e.g. HPLC) is preferable.

Experience with glycoproteins is regarded as a valuable skill in this project.

Protein labelling skills and knowledge about chemical modifications of proteins is highly desirable.


Fluent English.

If this position is something that you want to do, and if you believe you have the right qualifications and experience required for the role, please don't hesitate and send me an email with your most recent cv and short motivation letter to j.vanbaalen(@) You can also reach me by calling 020 530 58 58.


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