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Virology Contract Research Laboratory

Specialized team of scientists

BSL 2 & BSL 3 Facilities

Large Scale Diagnostic Services

Specialized Consultancy Services

NEWS

ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Vacancy

Do you know everything about animal care and are you looking for a new opportunity within a pharmaceutical company? Then we have an interesting job opportunity for you!

Animal Care (Location Schaijk)

Task

In this position you are involved in the activities that belong to the preclinical department at our location in Schaijk. This department is responsible for the preclinical testing of new vaccines and antiviral drugs. The experiments are performed according to ISO15189 and GLP guidelines. Your responsibilities are the care of various animal species and keeping the facility tidy and clean. You work together with a team consisting of several (animal) technicians, study directors and scientists.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • General care (including feeding and health monitoring) of different animal species to ensure their well-being according to high quality standards;
  • Assist in the implementation of biotechnical procedures;
  • Perform non-invasive biotechnical procedures;
  • Cleaning the animal enclosures;
  • Maintain administration related to welfare and animal care;
  • Communicate with colleagues about the progress of projects and the achievement of objectives.

Personal competences

We are looking for a colleague who can work independently, but who can also work with colleagues in project teams. It is important that you pay attention to detail and that you work in a quality-oriented way. Within this position you can expand your experience by working with insulators, which suits a colleague who is eager to learn. In addition, we are looking for someone who behaves responsibly towards the animals and who is flexible. Care of the animals is also necessary on weekends, so we ask that you be prepared to work outside office hours.

Required education and experience

  • Completed training in animal care;
  • Knowledge of Article 13f;
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language, spoken and written;
  • Experience in working with pathogenic viruses (BSL-2, BSL-3) is an advantage;
  • Work experience in an SPF and BSL2 or BSL3 facility is an advantage, otherwise we ask that you are willing to follow corresponding training courses.

Terms of employment

Animal Care fulltime position for 40 hours a week. We offer you a salary that corresponds with your education, experience and our company policy. We offer you a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and a permanent contract upon good performance. Furthermore, you will receive 8% holiday allowance and travel allowance.

Viroclinics-DDL is committed to the development of its employees. You will have access to general  and job related training courses. In consultation with your supervisor, we will provide you with the opportunity to join external courses and training.

Company Profile

Working at Viroclinics-DDL means working for a leading  laboratory where samples of various viruses are analyzed. We are specialized in serological, virological and molecular assays and we work with many different viruses, such as: SARS-CoV-2, Rabies, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Hepatitis viruses (HBV and HCV), Respiratory infections (RSV, Rhinovirus, Influenza virus), Herpesviruses (CMV, EBV, VZV, HSV),Poliovirus.

Our clients are global pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Viroclinics-DDL is known for delivering top quality through our extensive virological knowledge.

With more than 300 employees we are working on global vaccine and antiviral development programs. You will be joining a diverse, social, dynamic and highly motivated team of professionals. Our facility are located at Rotterdam, Rijswijk and Schaijk. We are always looking for new talent to expand our team of professionals. If we have raised your interest in joining our team, please feel free to contact us!

To apply for this position

Would you like to be a part of our growing Xplore team as Animal Care? Please send your CV and motivation letter to Madri Singh, Corporate Recruiter, via recruitment@viroclinics.com. For further information about the vacancy, please contact us at +31 657389380

 

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