Your new role
As associate scientist you will be working as a laboratory analyst who mainly performs executive work while reporting to a project lead. You will be conducting laboratory tests in the context of animal experiments to test new vaccines (e.g. antibody ELISAs, bacterial cultures from animal samples, microscopy, agglutination tests). You will be conducting lab tests to analyze bacterial antigens or vaccines ( e.g. cell counts antigen ELISAs, sterility tests). You will also be setting up experiments, accurately completing and keeping lab journals, writing study protocols and reporting of experiments. You will be assisting in solving problems in production processes and quality control testing. You will also be maintaining active contact with other departments in ongoing R&D projects.
What you'll need to succeed
HBO or MSc life sciences graduate or related field. Experience with various analytical and biological techniques. Ability to work independently and take initiative. The motivation to work in a challenging and dynamic work environment to develop yourself. You are fluent in English and Dutch ( written & orally ).
Your new company
MSD is a leading company in global biopharmaceuticals with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, MSD offers state-of-the-art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to inspire their employees as we learn, develop and grow.
The department Animal Health is located at the Boxmeer site. There they develop new medicines specifically for animals. They produce, amongst others, vaccines that prevent bacterial, parasitic and viral infections at both pet as farm animals. MSD is one of the first companies that focuses on biological research for animal health.
What you'll get in return
Hays Detachering | This is a project that will start with a contract for 18 months through Hays. Extension to stay within the department is anticipated. At this position, you will get a competitive salary and your travel expenses are covered.
What you need to do now
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Scientific and R&D
Competitive Salary + Travel expenses covered
Talk to a consultant
Talk to Tom Murphy, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam