Research Technician (NL)
Your job in a nutshell
You will be responsible for the analyses of the patient specimens for diagnostic services as well as for execution and reporting of investigational and validation studies for the products in development. These analyses include various molecular techniques, e.g. flow cytometry, RNA/DNA isolation, (q)PCR, sequencing on the Nextseq 550, as well as running (diagnostic) microarrays.
Together we ensure the validation and implementation of clinically relevant scientific discoveries into reliable medical diagnostic assays for diagnosis, prognosis and drug effectiveness prediction that will ultimately contribute to improved patient care.
a HLO degree or comparable.
strong interest and experience in molecular and cellular biology.
experience in writing SOP’s and stock and equipment management working under quality systems like ISO-13485 and ISO-15189 (or CCKL).
experience in working with patient samples (bone marrow / FFPE), flow cytometry, Quantstudio 5, Nextseq 550 and the GeneChip® 3000Dx v2.0 systems (pre).
familiarity with working in a QMS in a regulated environment.
the flexibility to be responsible for other tasks (like arranging shipments).
an excellent command in written and spoken English (pre).
a hands-on mentality and result oriented attitude.
an entrepreneurial mind-set and are able to work in an environment with high quality standards.
the ability to motivate the team and manage both internal and external collaborations.
affinity with our corporate quotes (must).
a full-time position, a market competitive salary and market competitive secondary conditions of employment.
opportunities for personal growth.
the best of two worlds: a career in life sciences at an innovative biotech company with the emphasis on clinical diagnostics in close collaboration with an academic environment.
the ability to serve society with science based solutions.
we live to make a difference. It is our mission to improve a patient’s quality of life by enabling them to benefit from personal insights at the genomic level of their disease. That means we are continuously innovating the world of gene signature-based diagnostic testing. That also means we have a unique blend of characteristics. We have our soft side. Our culture is oftentimes described as familial, warm, loyal and highly engaged. We have our rational side where exact sciences are driving our mission. And when needed our passionate side surfaces to clear the way so we can serve society with science based solutions.
Send your resume and motivation letter to Deborah Wigmans (HR) at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions or want more information, don’t hesitate to contact us. You’ll find the contact details here on our website. We will make sure it lands on the right desk!