Principal Scientist Up and Down Stream Processing at Amarna Therapeutics

About Amarna Therapeutics:

Amarna Therapeutics, founded in 2008, is a Biotech company headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands, with R&D facilities in the Netherlands and Spain. We developed the SVac viral gene delivery vector platform, the key to the success of the next stage gene and immunotherapies for treating todays’ major diseases. SVac is safe, highly efficient and non-immunogenic in humans and recombinant vector particles are cost effectively produced in our proprietary SuperVero producer cell-line. 

In order to further strengthen our process development group in our Leiden R&D facility, we are currently looking for a: 

Principal Scientist Up and Down Stream Processing (m/f)

Job Description: 

We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team. In your role as Principal Scientist Up and Down Stream Processing you will play a pivotal role in our development programs. You will be responsible for the further development and optimization of the upstream and downstream production process and the transfer of the developed process to a Contract Manufacturing Organization. You will be responsible for the complete trajectory of up and downstream development, including writing plans, managing the experimental work (contributing in the lab when needed), analyzing the data, reporting and transferring the developed process to Contract Manufacturing Organizations. 


PhD or MSc in a relevant field and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the industry; Hands-on experience with upstream and or downstream development and technology transfers to contract manufacturing organizations. Experience with production and purification of viral vectors and familiarity with quality systems such as GMP are considered advantageous. 
The candidates fit for the job are accurate, flexible, display ownership, take initiative and have a strong team spirit. Very good knowledge of English, both verbally and in writing is required. 

Our offer:

Amarna Therapeutics offers a pleasant and enthusiastic working environment. If you want to be part of a dynamic start-up Biotech company and enjoy working together with co-workers in the development of a novel generation of gene and immunotherapies, then send your resume and motivation letter to: 

For more information on our company, please visit our website

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