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Associate Scientist (Yacht Life Sciences)

Medical
Diemen

Description:

A global biotech company that focuses on the development, production and marketing of vaccines and antibodies to prevent and combat infectious diseases. Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for an Associate Scientist. Department/Project:  The Bacterial Vaccines department is working on the discovery and early development of novel vaccines for bacterial infectious diseases. It strives to address unmet medical needs, such as bacteremia (sepsis), meningitis, and respiratory tract and nosocomial inf...

Requirements:

Education: 

  • Master degree in a relevant discipline such as organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields (a PhD degree will be considered as overqualified for this position) 
Experience: 
  • Minimal two years relevant work experience (biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry is a plus)
  • Previous experience working with carbohydrates, simple organic reactions, and (bio) chemical analysis (e.g. HPLC)  
  • It desirable to have experience on labelling and HPLC analysis of glycans 
  • Experience with glycoproteins is regarded as a valuable skill in this project 
  • Protein labeling skills and knowledge about chemical modifications of proteins is highly desirable 
Competences: 
  • Communicates clearly
  • Team player, flexible, motivated
  • Planning, organizing and executing work efficiently
  • Safety-conscious
  • Language skills: fluent English
  • Computer skills (MS Office, Chemdraw , etc.)
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