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Based in Amsterdam and Lexington (USA), uniQure is a biotech company dedicated to bringing innovative therapies or unmet medical needs to patients. In doing so each function in uniQure is directly or indirectly responsible for the lives of patients. This responsibility is part of our day-to-day working life by living up to high quality standards and by recognizing the sense of urgency in areas of high medical need.

The role:

The Process Development (PD) department at uniQure Amsterdam is responsible for process development towards Phase I/II clinical testing. In addition, the department supports the Lexington uniQure PD in process development for Phase Ill and MAA, with scaling-up, process characterization and process validation as main deliverables. The both PD departments support the various stages of process development from research to GMP manufacturing.

The PD team in Amsterdam consists of scientists and technicians lead by a principle scientist. The technician PD will join this team to support the various stages of process development from research to GMP manufacturing.

Your responsibilities:

  • Performs small to large scale USP and DSP of recombinant Adeno Associated Virus (AAV).
  • Accurately collects, manages, analyzes and documents experimental data.
  • Communicates the work and results to the direct supervisor and in group meetings
  • Plans and executes own experimental work in connection with time-lines.
  • Strengthen the team in daily operations and troubleshooting.

You will need:

Junior technician:

  • MLO or BSc in Life sciences or equivalent with an internship in a relevant field.
  • Basic understanding of cell culture and USP. Preferably experience in working with bioreactors and/or basic understanding of protein or virus purification (DSP): e.g. filtration techniques, chromatography.
  • Basic understanding of molecular biology and virology
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Appropriate level of ownership, energy, hands-on mentality and personal drive
  • Analytical thinking
  • Flexibility, to act in a fast changing and demanding environment
  • Able to perform (moderate) physical work
  • Affinity with GLP/GMP

What we have to offer:

Beyond a competitive remuneration package, working at uniQure brings many perks and exciting opportunities. How about a very international workforce; a work environment that offers room for fun and inspiration; a generous education budget; a discount on fitness and a very nice, brand new office.

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This listing is a full-time job

Active since 30-11-2018
Location Amsterdam
Educational level HBO
Hours 40
Level Entry level/Graduate
Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Biotechnology
Region Netherlands
Keywords Process Development

Contact information

Name Konstantinos Papadogeorgos