Johnson & Johnson
Assistant Scientist Clinical Immunology
The Netherlands, 1-year contract, 40h, on-site
Johnson & Johnson Worksense is responsible for finding, engaging, and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.
We are currently recruiting an Assistant Scientist in Clinical Immunology to join our contingent workforce in Janssen in Leiden for a 12-month contract.
The Clinical Immunology department is responsible for the immunological evaluation of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Hereto, the department delivers data, which defines the immunological strategy supporting the clinical development. This includes next to clinical sample analysis, development, and validation of the required immunological assays. Typical assays to determine the immunogenicity of vaccines are the antibody ELISA, Virus Neutralization Assays, T cell ELISpot, and Intracellular Cytokine Staining.
As an Assistant Scientist, you will report to the Operations team lead for training and job performance. You will perform one of the serological immuno-assays (ELISA or Virus Neutralization Assay) needed to deliver the immunological data for clinical studies and support the development of assays needed for clinical sample analysis. The activities will be performed in a GCLP accredited lab, meaning that all activities must follow prescribed procedures, and must be documented accurately in (digital) lab notebooks. For every finished experiment, you will report the data to the scientist, who does the scientific review of the experiments. In case of development, you will discuss the outcome and plan for follow-up experiments.
To be successful in this role you have:
- HLO or BSc in a relevant field. MSc candidates are welcome to apply only with additional motivation and need to have a high affinity for standard procedural work
- Relevant experience in serological immuno-assays (ELISA / Virus Neutralization assays)
- Must have experience working (internship acceptable) in GLP, GCLP, GMP, CCKL (or other lab related quality system, focusing on traceability) regulated environment
- Affinity with operational excellence
- Affinity with automated systems such as LIMS
- Preferably experience with pipetting robots such as TECAN
- A pro-active & team playing mindset who can work independently when needed
If you meet our requirements and are interested in hearing more about our Assistant Scientist Clinical Immunology role, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!
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