Sr. Technician Bio-Analytical Non-clinical - Amsterdam

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Active since 16-11-2018 Job category Science, research & development
Location Amsterdam Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
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:
Within the Bio-analytics team you will develop and qualify analytical methods that support assessment of
(1) safety, e.g. methods to assess immune responses against vector or transgene;
(2) pharmacokinetics, e.g. methods to detect and quantify vector DNA and transcripts;
(3) pharmacodynamics, e.g. methods to monitor disease biomarkers and their response to gene therapy.

Qualification & Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in life sciences-related field with minimum 5 years’ experience in a life science-based company, preferably in the field of (bio-) pharmaceuticals, gene therapy and/or vaccines.
• Hands-on experience in bio-analytical assay development, affinity with guidelines on bio-analytical assay development and validation (ICH, EMA, FDA).
• Hands-on experience in bio-analytical analysis, affinity with good laboratory practice (GLP).
• Hands-on experience in the handling and preparing of biological samples under Microbiological Safety Level II restrictions.
• Experience and active knowledge in following analytical fields: molecular methods (e.g. ELISA), biochemical methods (e.g. substrate assays), DNA and RNA extractions (RT-)qPCR, cell culture
• Basic understanding of cell biology and virology
• Good verbal and written English communication skills.

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

Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Biotechnology
Region Netherlands

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Name Konstantinos Papadogeorgos