Senior (2021) Scientist Immunology


Designing and executing experiments related to Immunology research programs.

  • Biotechnology
  • Senior Scientist
  • Immunology
Senior Scientist Immunology

Our client is dedicated to bringing innovative therapies or unmet medical needs to patients. In doing so each function is directly or indirectly responsible for the lives of patients. This responsibility should be part of our day-to-day working life by (i) living up to high quality standards and (ii) by recognizing the sense of urgency in areas of high medical need.

The Immunology Group has two functions and responsibilities (a) getting a better understanding of immunological aspects related to AAV-based gene therapy, and (b) exploring new technologies and/or targets with immunological background.

Main purpose of the job
  • Design and execute in silico and in vitro experiments related to new technologies and/or targets with immunological background.
  • Provide deep molecular understanding of antibody-antigen binding.
  • Explore and propose novel technological approaches to engage immune-mediated mechanisms.
  • Manage technical team members to guarantee the execution of the research projects.
  • Processing and analysing results and data
  • Converting data and results into reports and scientific papers
  • Staying abreast of developments in the scientific discipline by keeping up with the scientific literature in this field, visiting scientific meetings and integrating the information in the project
Qualifications and skills
  • PhD level trained within the field of immunology, structural biology, molecular biology, or related discipline.
  • Preferably 3 to 4 years of relevant scientific experience in the field
  • Experience with standard cell and molecular biology techniques and assays including qPCR and cDNA cloning (required)
  • Hands-on experience with antibody and/or protein binding biochemical/biophysical assays (Western Blots, ELISAs, SEC) (required)
  • Experience with antibody expression and/or purification (required)
  • Experience with flow cytometry and FACS analysis is a plus.
  • Able to act in a fast changing and demanding environment, willing and able to demonstrate a hands-on attitude.
  • Capacity to communicate in a clear and concise manner and think through a complex problem and express it in a structured way.
  • Pro-active attitude, flexible, professional
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills (knowledge of English language)
  • Scientific experience and interest in the area of interest
  • Intrinsically motivated
  • Has a high level of integrity, regarding both personality and data.
  • Capable to solve day-to-day problems.
  • Able to think and work in a creative and explorative way.
  • Adapts new information and ideas and applies this effectively to his or her own work.
  • Pro-active attitude, flexible, professional