Scientist Cellular Assays Immuno-oncology

28/04/20

Location

Rue Auguste Piccard 48 Gosselies Belgium

Function type

R&D position

Vacancy

Job Description

As Scientist, you will work closely with a growing team of scientists and lab technicians. Primarily, the immune-oncology cellular assay team to conduct, optimize and validate a wide variety of existing and new functional assays and help our clients characterize their therapeutic candidates. In function of the projects, you will also work with the other teams focusing on other immunological applications. Based on specific customer requests, you will need to employ your expertise in immunology, your analytical thinking and your problem-solving skills to design, test and confirm novel routes of predictive testing.

 

Key responsibilities

·        Perform cellular assays according to the Standard Operation Procedures

·        Participate in the development and optimization of cellular assays

·        Analyze data and write technical and scientific reports

·        Plan and organize your daily, weekly and monthly projects in coordination with the team to ensure delivery on budget and on time

·        Guide, train and support laboratory technicians to ensure quality work is delivered as planned

·        Support the sales and business development team in drafting and reviewing project proposals

·        Plan, coordinate and oversee progress of assigned projects intervening where necessary to stay on track

·        Manage suppliers, partners and subcontractors to ensure their roles are completed as expected

·        Report internally and externally (to client) on project progress and results

·        Respond to client inquiries and identify new project opportunities with returning clients

·        Reinforce and implement quality standards through continuous improvement strategies

·        Participate in conferences and review literature to stay up to date on progress in the field

·        Prepare and deliver technical and scientific presentations (talks, posters and webinars)

 

Experience

·        Master or PhD in Immunology, Biology, Pharmaceutical Science, or equivalent by experience

·        Experience working with primary cells

·        Hands-on expertise with cellular assays and immunological techniques, including flow cytometry. HTRF, Luminex and ELISpot are a plus

·        Strong grasp of assay development, validation and optimization methods

·        Previous work in direct contact with customers and service providers is a plus

 

 

Profile

·        2 to 3 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, biotech or CROs

·        Passionate and self-motivated scientist with ability to adapt to changing conditions

·        Excellent communication and organizational skills

·        Studious with attention to detail

·        Commitment to customer satisfaction

·        Comfortable working under pressure and with tight deadlines

·        Focus on quality and continuous improvement

·        Enjoys working in small teams and shaping the evolution of the company

·        Good English (written and spoken) skills

 

Contact

Please send your motivation letter and CV to info@immunxperts.com

Job application