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Specialized team of scientists

BSL 2 & BSL 3 Facilities

Large Scale Diagnostic Services

Specialized Consultancy Services

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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.

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Laboratory Trainer for Virological Assays (Rotterdam)

As Laboratory Trainer you are a multi-talent with excellent didactical skills. In this role you can combine your experience in guiding new technicians in a biological laboratory environment with your eagerness to work international. With your emphasis on virological assays you make sure that technical transfers are implemented in global contract laboratories abroad as smooth as possible. Alternatively, you can be the main enabler of onboarding new technicians in The Netherlands.

As Laboratory Trainer you become a part of a new Business Unit team with a growing number of dedicated trainers, each with their own specialties. Specialisms are Molecular (e.g. NGS), Cell based and Immunological assays.

There are 4 open positions:

  • Depending on your background and your experience with or willingness to learn a range of these assays you will be involved in:
  • Training technicians from contract laboratories abroad (global);
  • On-boarding own technicians in the laboratories of Viroclinics in Rotterdam or Oss area to a level that a trainee can execute the work at a self-supporting level in these laboratories;
  • Technical transfers of NGS assays from the laboratory of Viroclinics in Rijswijk to a laboratory in Shanghai.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • You will set up training plans that are intuitive and clear;
  • You will develop digital trainings (e-learnings);
  • You can obtain and maintain knowledge on assays that need to be trained;
  • You have the knowledge to alter (current) processes to fit a laboratory flow;
  • You have the knowledge to validate altered processes at an internal site and external laboratory;
  • You adhere to stringent protocols according to the quality management system and/or agreements with the clients;
  • You travel international and work in other cultures can be part of your job;
  • You are responsible for smooth and successful technical transfers;

Personal competences

You have an excellent service-oriented attitude in business contacts and good communication skills (verbally and written in English). You can work independently, but can also seamlessly shift into a collaboration with different project team members. With your enthusiasm and coaching management style you are able to motivate and stimulate technicians in meeting both personal and company goals. Furthermore, it is important you possess management skills based on project relationships. Keywords applicable to the function are know-how, communication, training, writing skills, project management and quality. And last but not least; flexibility.

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required;
  • Experience with training and guiding technicians;
  • Virology (molecular (NGS), cell-based and/or immunological ) assay experience;
  • Project management experience.

Terms of employment

Laboratory Trainer is a is a position for 32- 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 fort his position

Do you want to be a part of our organization as a Laboratory Trainer? Please send your CV and cover letter to Madri Singh, Corporate Recruiter, at recruitment@viroclinics.com. For more information about the vacancy, please contact us at +31 657389380.

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