Research Associate Bioanalytical Methods at Pharming Group


Pharming Group N.V. develops innovative protein therapeutics for the treatment of genetic disorders.  The company is poised for further scientific, technological and new product development and additional commercial roll-outs. The company is small (approx. 200 employees, based internationally) and growing quickly. As a result of this growth, we are looking for a:

Research Associate Bioanalytical Methods

Overall purpose of the job:

Within the R&D department, as part of the analytical development group, you will be responsible for the development, qualification, transfer and validation of bio-analytical methods for the pre-clinical and clinical studies. Additional tasks involve monitoring the bio-analytical test results and providing support to the pre-clinical and clinical departments.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and qualification/validation of bioanalytical methods needed for (pre-)clinical studies
  • Provide scientific oversight into the bioanalytical design
  • Support the (pre-)clinical department by monitoring assay performance and results, and reviewing bioanalytical phase plans and phase reports
  • Responsible for the technology transfer to a G(C)LP laboratory and ensure that their bioanalytical activities meet the needed quality standards and regulatory needs


  • BSc or MSc in biochemistry, (medical) biology, biopharmacy or other relevant topic
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical product development; or at least 8 years relevant work experience at academic level
  • Experience in bioanalytical method development (e.g. ELISA, HPLC)
  • Experience in method qualification/validation
  • Experience with method tech transfer is preferred


  • Experience in writing study protocols and/or reports
  • Good knowledge of English, both in word and writing
  • Accurate and flexible
  • Team player with a positive mindset

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