Senior Research Associate Target Discovery

Locatie: Utrecht

As a Senior Research Associate, Product Discovery you will preform several functional assays using tumor cells to identify new antibody drug targets. Interested? Apply now!

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What will your job be

As a Senior Research Associate Target Discovery you will work in a team of Scientists and Research Associates dedicated to target discovery and validations. In addition to the Target Discovery team, you will also work closely with other research teams, (antibody) technology teams and data science teams in a highly multidisciplinary way.

  • You will perform various types of functional assays using tumor cells and primary cells to identify and validate targets.
  • Using your up-to-date knowledge of and experience with assays used in cell biology, oncology, and immunology, you are responsible for the set-up and accurate execution of a broad set of in vitro assays, target screens and target validation experiments.
  • You take initiative, set high-quality standards, and keep an eye on ways to improve your work
  • You document and process the test results, draw conclusions, and report these to the team
  • You are able to understand the fundamental concepts behind the assays and will contribute to setting-up new, innovative assays, in close collaboration with a scientist

What are we looking for

For the position of a Senior Research Associate Target Discovery we are looking for a bachelor candidate with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of oncology and/or immunology

  • Master candidates who are looking for a hands-on position are also welcome to apply. Candidates with PhD experience are not considered for this position.
  • You have extensive experience with flow cytometry, culturing of adherent and primary cells, and various functional cellular assays (viability, co-culture, etc.)
  • Experience in 3D cell culture would be advantageous
  • You have hands-on experience with cell and molecular biology techniques like lentiviral particle generation and transductions, western blotting, ELISA and CRISPR-Cas9
  • You are comfortable with medium-high throughput techniques
  • You have strong communication skills
  • As a person you are proactive and driven

What do we offer

  • Long term position, starting with a one year contract at the hiring company

  • Fulltime position, but 4 days a week is also possible

  • Day shift

Where will you work

Our client Genmab is a biotechnology company specialized in the invention and development of new cancer therapies. You will become part of The Discovery department, working in the Target Discovery team. This team works to find, validate, and understand new antibody drug targets. 

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