Clinical Immunology

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

Assistant Scientist (Technician) Clinical Immunology

From one of our key clients we have received a new position for an Assistant Scientist (Technician) position who will be joining the Clinical Immunology department.

The Project:

The Clinical Immunology department is responsible for the immunological evaluation of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Hereto, the department defines the immunological strategy supporting the clinical development, and ensures the development, and validation of the required immunological assays, and clinical sample analysis. Typical assays to determine the immunogenicity of vaccines are the antibody ELISA, T cell ELISpot, Intracellular Cytokine Staining, and virus neutralisation assays.

Job Description:

As assistant scientist you will report to the lab operations manager for training and job performance, and you will collaborate with a scientist or study director who will provide study plans describing the required experiments. You will independently perform the experiments based on these study plans and lab protocols. The activities will be performed in a GCLP accredited lab, meaning that all activities must follow prescribed procedures, and must be accurately documented in lab note books and electronic systems such as LIMS. You will report the data to the scientist, discuss the outcome and plan for follow up experiments.


* Bachelor degree with minimal 1 year relevant work experience

* Experience with immunological assays; ELISA (Important) and/or Flow Cytometry (plus)

* Affinity with operational excellence

* Experience with GMP/GLP and or GCP environments

* Experience with LIMS is a pre

* Experience with writing procedures is a pre


You like challenging lab work and are accurate, pro-active, flexible, reliable, show initiative, and have strong organisation skills.

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 do not hesitate and send me an email with your most recent CV and short motivation letter j.vanbaalen(@)

You can also reach us by calling 020 530 5888