Development Analyst Cell-Based Assays

About Synthon

Synthon is an international pharmaceutical company, and a leader in the field of generic human medicines. Founded in 1991, Synthon has been working in biotechnology since 2007 and is developing rapidly into a specialty pharmaceutical company. We work to develop therapies that address the needs of people worldwide and help improve their health and well-being. With our portfolio of innovative medicines, we will provide treatment options for patients in selected therapeutic areas with high unmet medical needs. Through the provision of high-quality generic medicines, we make treatments more affordable and increase access to important remedies. Currently, our products are approved by regulatory agencies in more than 90 countries and marketed through strategic partnerships and – in dedicated areas – through direct sales.

Synthon’s head office is based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and the company has affiliates in eight other countries. In 2018, it recorded a turnover of EUR 301 million. The company employs around 1,900 staff of whom over 500 work in Nijmegen.

We are interested in result-oriented people with a sharp mind and entrepreneurial spirit, who can contribute to our ambition to provide solutions to the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

Job profile

In this role you will support the (clinical) development of our biopharmaceutical oncology products. You will execute, interpret and report on advanced laboratory studies. These studies are directly related to the development of cell-based (potency) assays and immunoassays, characterization of (intermediate) products, qualification of critical analytical reagents, and transfer of assays to internal and external quality control laboratories for our antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates.

You will work in an experienced and dedicated group of analysts and scientists for cell-based assay development. This group is part of a large analytical department and uses state-of-the-are facilities and equipment.

Your profile

Your letter and CV will show that you have:
⦁ A bachelor’s degree in analytical chemistry or life sciences
⦁ At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in a scientific environment
⦁ Demonstrable hands-on experience with cell culture/aseptic techniques and cell-based/immunoassays
⦁ Experience with relevant software packages to perform potency data evaluation
⦁ A good command of the English language (in writing and speaking).

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that:
You are a team player with good communication skills You are used to working on multiple projects simultaneously. You take initiative to get tasks accomplished and you have the ability to meet challenging timelines.

Important dates

Please send your application before 3 May 2019. The first round of interviews will take place on 17 May 2019. The second round of interviews will take place on 21 May 2019.

Information and application

Contract hours: preferably full time.
Salary: depending on experience.
Location: Nijmegen.

For further information please contact Ronald Smulders, head Analytical Development and Quality Control tel. +31 (0)24 372 77 00.
If you are interested in this challenging position, we look forward to your application via the apply button or link.

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