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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.

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

Are you looking for a challenging position wherein you will be responsible for the oversight of clinical sample testing for respiratory viruses? Are you result orientated and eager to learn? In that case we might have the right vacancy for you! We are looking for a:

 

Manager Clinical Virology Services

In this position you will be responsible for management of the teams performing high-throughput assays to assess the efficacy of antiviral drugs and other intervention strategies towards emerging viruses in rapidly expanding new business services. You and your team will be a part of our Clinical Virology Services department, which is responsible for the analysis of global clinical studies on vaccines and antiviral drugs. As a manager, you will work closely with the department head, the Director Clinical Virology Services, with your team and other team leaders and departments, on a daily base, to manage and evaluate ongoing projects. You will be working from the Rotterdam Science Tower.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • Coaching your teams headed by groupleaders;
  • Development (training), supervision and allocation of your groupleaders and their technicians;
  • Delivering milestones, agreed upon with the senior management or stated in contracts;
  • Reporting, according to the standards of the industry, on validation parameters and ensuring compliancy with GCLP;
  • Participating in client meetings and acquisition processes, sometimes in the role of an expert;
  • Developing plans to set-up new assays, managing the transition of assays from other departments or from customers;
  • Managing the routine clinical analyses performed and help to optimize and improve these assays.

Personal competences

We are looking for a colleague who has good communication skills and can communicate properly with colleagues and third parties to ensure swift project progress. You need to be able to stimulate and motivate other people. Furthermore, it is important you are quality focused and pay attention to detail. As you will work on different projects at the same time, you need to be able to switch easily between the projects and have a big sense of responsibility for the projects.

Required education and experience:

  • PhD in Microbiology, Virology and/or Immunology is a must;
  • Ideally 5-10 years working experience with (respiratory) viruses;
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbally and written;
  • Good appreciation of GCLP (Good Clinical Laboratory Practice);
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office products.

Terms of employment

Manager is a 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), Herpes viruses (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 350 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 Clinical Virology Services department in the position of a Manager? Please send your CV and motivation letter to Tim van der Heiden, Corporate Recruiter, at recruitment@viroclinics.com. For more information about the vacancy, please contact us at via e-mail or via +316-58722596.

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