Associate Scientist Process Development (m/f) at Amarna Therapeutics

About Amarna Therapeutics:
Amarna Therapeutics, founded in 2008, is a Biotech company headquartered in Leiden, 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. In order to further strengthen our process development group in our Leiden R&D facility, we are currently looking for a:

Associate Scientist Process Development (m/f)

Job Description:
We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team. In your role as Associate Scientist you will plan, perform, and report experiments on the development of viral vector gene therapies produced on cell cultures. You will be responsible for process development towards Phase I/II clinical testing. Activities in the project are research oriented and determined based on the demand of the project. These include studies on transfection of cells, generation of viral vector banks, development of cultivation methods, development of purification methods, and productions of viral vectors. You will be working under the supervision of a senior-scientist in a small-team in a highly dynamic company.

BSc or MSc in a relevant field with up to 5 years of process development experience. Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culturing and/or viral vector production. Highly accurate in practical work. Experience with lab-scale bioreactors and/or fixed-bed bioreactors is an advantage. Affinity with purification methods is an advantage Written and oral communication skills in English (Dutch is an advantage).

Our offer:
Amarna Therapeutics offers a pleasant and positive working environment. The job will be full-time (32 hours possible). If you want to be part of a dynamic start-up biotechnology company to develop the novel generation of gene and immunotherapies, then send your application (resume and motivation letter) to:

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