Associate Scientist at Ncardia

Job Description

As an associate scientist you will be involved in the development, implementation, and execution of specialized cardiovascular and neuronal cell-based assays, focused on supplying contract research services to biotech and pharma companies, in order to support their drug discovery programs throughout the pre-clinical phase.

Required Skills

  • You are a highly motivated, pro-active, accurate, creative, and committed team worker
  • Besides having good laboratory experience, you are flexible, reliable, and open-minded
  • You work independently following description of assigned tasks
  • You take responsibility, and you are dedicated and result oriented. In general, you require little instruction but only content-specific coaching on new assignments
  • Excellent reporting and documentation skills, affinity with data analyses and data presentation
  • Ability to meet and communicate routinely with team members and to facilitate discussion on progress as well as possible challenges and opportunities
  • Good writing and oral communication skills in English

Required Experience

  • BSc/MSc or equivalent working and thinking level in pharmaceutical, biomedical, biochemical, molecular, or bioengineering sciences, with optional specialization/experience in cardiovascular and/or neuronal cell biology
  • Experience in Life Sciences laboratory work, for at least 5 years
  • Experience in a Life Sciences/Biotech company or CRO
  • Affinity with ISO9001 and/or GLP quality systems
  • Familiarity with the following techniques: aseptic in vitro cell culture, cell-based assays, tissue engineering and organoid formation, flow cytometry, high-content imaging, luminescence/fluorescence/absorbance assays, metabolic assays, electrophysiology, calcium-imaging, laboratory automation

Job Location: Leiden, The Netherlands

Position Type: Full-Time

Start Date: Immediately

We offer a challenging position in a dynamic biotech company with room for personal growth and development. Depending on your education and experience, we provide an appropriate salary.


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