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15 SEP '23: This Leiden-based organisation comprises a state-of-the-art facility and expert knowledge on the development, production, and commercialisation of Cell and Gene Therapies. They help academic and industrial developers enter the clinical stage by combining the required expertise in a brand-new development & GMP manufacturing facility. They enable the next generation of therapies by translating research programs into actionable health solutions for patients.




Leiden - Netherlands

40 hours per week

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This is how you will make the difference

We are currently recruiting for a Scientist Cell Therapy who is responsible for the process development of Cell- and Gene Therapy products. In this position you will, among others: Work in the development laboratory to support process development of Cell- and 
Gene Therapy products; 
 Contribute to GMP manufacturing of Cell- and Gene Therapy products for clinical trials; 
 Support the identification of customer needs and propose appropriate solutions; 
 Contribute to the design of project proposals based on client specifications, planning, resource 
forecast, and consumable estimate; Be responsible for experimental planning; 
 Collaborate with Analytics and QC to support assay development and validation; 
 Act as expert in internal and client meetings, when the Lead or Sr. Scientist is absent.

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What you bring

As Scientist Cell Therapy you will recognise yourself in the following:
  • PhD/Msc in a relevant field (biomedicine, biochemistry, biotechnology, or similar); 

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the field of Cell- and Gene Therapy; 

  • Knowledge of GMP standards; 

  • Experience with complex cell therapy products based on for example stem cells, iPSCs, 
(CAR)T-cells, NK-cells, Mesenchymal Stromal Cells, or dendric cells; 

  • Experienced in writing SOPS; 

  • Good record-keeping skills; 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English; 

  • Hands-on experience with the relevant platforms, processes, and systems used. 
With the competencies:
  • Pro-active attitude;
  • Thorough;
  • Self-organised;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Problem-solving; 
  • Co-operative;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Teamwork skills. 

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What's in it for you

You will receive a competitive salary and an excellent pension plan. Not to mention the many opportunities and exciting dynamics of a scale-up environment and GMP training by our expert team. A standard full-time position at this organisation is 36 hours. In addition to your salary, you will receive:
  • A 13th-month payment and an 8% holiday allowance;
  • The unique opportunity to co-define the organisation and contribute to the organisation's establishment.
Your expertise is critical for their successful launch, meaning you will enjoy a lot of responsibility and impact regarding key decisions. 

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