Research Associate Process Development at Pharming Group

Introduction:

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 Process Development

Overall purpose of the job:

Within the R&D department, as part of the process development group, you will be working on the development of state-of-the-art downstream purification processes for protein therapeutics.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, execution and documentation of lab-scale chromatography and filtration experiments
  • Technology transfer and support of purification processes already transferred and scaled-up at contract manufacturing organizations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in biochemistry, biotechnology, process engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience in process development with various protein purification techniques (e.g., chromatography, filtration)
  • Experience in conducting analytical methods (e.g., ELISA, HPLC, SDS-PAGE)
  • Experience in writing development plans and reports
  • Experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is preferred

Skills:

  • Good knowledge of English, both in word and writing
  • Accurate and flexible

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