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Functional titles : Scientist ,  English
Project Types : Permanent position ,
FTE : 100 %
Min.Experience : 5 year
Start Date : ASAP
End Date : N/A
Posted on : 12 October 2017

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Project Description

Reporting to the Director of Scientific Operations and working closely with the laboratory personnel, the Principal Scientist will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and humoral immune response, using various types of assays such as flow cytometry (phenotypic, ICS, etc) ELISPOT, ELISA, Luminex and viral neutralization tests.  The position also includes scientific support to business development activities, through client meetings and participation to conferences.


Responsibilities include:


  • Overseeing experimental design of flow cytometry, ELISPOT and antibody-based assays through generation of study-specific workplans and supporting documentation
  • Overall conduct of studies in different immune-therapeutic areas, acting as primary contact to the client for communication of study progress
  • Data interpretation, report generation and presentation of results to clients
  • Presentations of Caprion’s capabilities to clients and at conferences, to support the Business Development team


Project FTE 100%
Work from home:   Not Allowed
International Travel:   Yes
No. of Positions:   1


Adaptability Analytical thinking Approachability Assertiveness Attention to detail Collaboration Communicative Coordination Creative thinking Critical thinking Curiosity Dependability Diligence Efficiency Emotional reactivity Flexibility Independence Individuality Innovative thinking Interest in knowledge Optimism Orientation Organization Perspective Proactivity Problem solving Reaction to stress Responsibility Self-confidence Self-disclosure Service oriented


Cell biology Cell biology Cell Culture Cell Based Assays Communication Skills ELISA English Flow Cytometry GMP Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Immunology ISO 17025 Phenotype Teamwork

Skills and Expertise

Analytical skills Analyze data Interact with physicians Interact with nurses Interpret data Report data Cell culture Collect data Communication Development of late-stage cGMP production processes Ensure good clinical practice (GCP) Interact with nurses Interact with physicians


Master Bachelor


Full Proficiency
Is a big plus
Professional Proficiency
Is a big plus

Desired Skills & Experience

The applicant must hold a doctorate degree in life science, with strong knowledge of immunology, with post-doctoral experience (or equivalent).  Experience in the industry is a strong asset.


The applicant must : 

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Be abreast of latest immune monitoring methodologies
  • Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of GCLP regulations and other regulatory guidelines sufficient to carry out GCLP studies.
  • Be proficient with analysis software such as FlowJo, Pestle, Spice, Prism and Excel
  • Be willing to work in a Quality environment (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) and apply good documentation practices (GDP).
  • Be fluent in English (written & spoken) and able to functionally communicate in French.
  • Be willing to travel mainly within Europe and occasionally to other continents.

What we offer

  • Full time permanent contract.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities and interesting projects.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Development opportunities.

A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context

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