Your new role
As a Junior Animal Technician, you and your department are a major contributor to the quality monitoring of your employer’s AAV-based products as well as a value generator by delivering new technologies and therapeutic targets. Your activities are supporting the whole scope of AAV product development and have to be recognized as the explorative start of a project.
Your tasks include:
- Providing direct support for the execution of research plans.
- Working with scientists and technicians to execute routine procedures such as dosing via various routes of administration, bleeding, tissue collections, and necropsies, animal health monitoring, as well as the recording and collection of data.
- Communicating study progress and results within the team and within the R&D department.
- Organizing appropriate documentation to support e.g. study plans/reports.
- Consolidating quality control for all in vivo operations.
In order to be successful as a Junior Animal Technician, you should have laboratory experience in the field of neuroscience, gene therapy, and/or in vivo procedures, handling and care. Internship experience is also acceptable. Animal experience (art. 9 / 12 / 13f Dutch law on animal experimentation) and practical knowledge of and hands-on experience in small animal surgery is required. You also have Experience with handling of animals, animal tissues and biofluids for DNA, RNA and protein analysis. It is considered a plus if you also have experience with stereotactic surgeries, and/or intravenous injections.
As a person, you are diligent, quality focused and you have strong communication skills. The company is looking for a highly motivated and skilled individual with a curious mindset and hands on attitude. You have strong organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
About the organization
Your new company is based in the Amsterdam area and focuses on making the future of medicine better using gene therapy. By doing so, they help patients with serious unfulfilled medical needs. This means that you will, indirectly, contribute to helping those patients and potentially giving them a better life. On a daily basis you will contribute to this as well. The company is continuously looking for highly motivated and skilled people who are willing to make a difference.
You will work in an international and dynamic environment with many opportunities to grow your career for the long term. The salary depends on your education and experience and they offer great secondary benefits, such as 30 holidays, travel expenses, stock options, a good pension scheme, a monthly allowance for your health insurance, an annual personal education budget and a company fitness plan. It’s an amazing environment, will you join them as a Junior Animal Technician?
What you need to do now
Are you interested in this vacancy as Junior Animal Technician? Click on 'Apply' and send an up-to-date CV or call Merel Hasselo on +31620076590. If this vacancy is not exactly what you are looking for, but you are looking for a different position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career options. #1045726