Junior toxicologist / Scientist (pre)clinical safety at Vico Therapeutics B.V

Vico Therapeutics BV is a Leiden-based biotech company with a focus on developing innovative antisense oligonucleotide therapies for rare neurological disorders.


Vico Therapeutics BV is currently seeking a

Junior toxicologist / scientist (pre)clinical safety

to support pre-clinical late discovery/early development projects involving antisense oligonucleotides.


Your responsibilities include a.o.:

  • CRO selection and contracting
  • monitoring non-GLP and GLP studies with CROs
  • advice and input into study design
  • preparation of study protocols
  • oversight of the in-life phases
  • reviewing draft reports
  • analysis, interpretation and summarizing nonclinical safety data
  • contributing to timely and accurate nonclinical study deliverables of projects
  • providing toxicology interpretation and issue resolution

Your profile:

  • a Master or PhD degree in toxicology, human physiology, pharmacology or biomedical sciences
  • certification as a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) is a plus
  • at least 1-2 years’ experience in (pre-)clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry
  • the ability to interpret scientific data on safety
  • expertise in Neuroscience therapeutic area and/or with antisense oligonucleotides is a plus
  • the ability to multitask and to function effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent communication skills, fluency in English
  • strong scientific writing skills,
  • a team player with a pro-active attitude



Then make sure to send us an e-mail including your motivation letter and CV to our department HR, Desiree van Balen, email: desiree.vanbalen@vicotx.com.



Email: desiree.vanbalen@vicotx.com

Phone: +31 (0)71 2036816 or 06-29468822



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Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

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