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Senior Scientist Bioassay Development - Netherlands  

Kiadis Pharma (company)


Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company's  personalized cell-based medicinal products for the treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders. 
  • Essentially, its ATMPs consist of donor T-cells that are able to fight infections, but do no longer attack cells of the patients. 
  • We are looking for an experienced senior scientist for the Analytical Development and Quality Control department with an education in cell biology, immunology, hematology, or related fields.
  •  The ideal candidate has a PhD and at least 3 years industry experience in assay development. 
  • Experience in working with primary cells as well as immunological techniques is required, as is experience with development and validation of biological assays in a pharma or biotech setting. Hands-on experience with flow cytometry is a must. 
  • The senior scientist will supervise and guide efforts to optimize and validate cell-based assays for our immunotherapeutic products.
  •  This will require prior experience with analytical guidelines and relevant GMP regulations. 
  • He/she will be involved in method transfers, general laboratory qualifications, such as IOPQs, and be responsible for optimizing statistical approaches for development and quality control.
  •  The candidate is a good team player with strong communication skills, is used to working in a matrix organization and is quality-driven.
  • You will be joining a team of experienced scientists and technicians working on the development of personalized cell based-medicinal products.
  •  You will report to the Director Analytics and Validation.
  • Our company is a public clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of innovative cell-based immunotherapy products that provide for a safer and more efficacious treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, improving survival and quality of life and addressing significant unmet medical needs.

  • PhD in immunology, cell biology or equivalent. 
  • >3 years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. 
  • Experience with biological assay development and validation under GMP. 
  • Expertise in flow cytometry. 
  • Experience in people management.