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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 technician position within Clinical Virology? Are you motivated to achieve and eager to learn? Then we might have a vacancy for you! Currently we are looking for a:

 

Technician Clinical Virology

In this position, you will be performing cell culture, serology, and virology assays as part of clinical intervention studies on viral infections. As such, you will be working in the Clinical Virology Services department of Viroclinics Biosciences, which currently consists of a director, 2 managers, 3 group leaders and a core team of technicians. The technicians work with the most advanced techniques in serology and virus characterization. You will be working at the Rotterdam Science Tower, where our head office is based.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • Virological, immunological and (on some occasions) molecular assays, such as virus titration, neuraminidase inhibition, plaque assays, haemagglutination inhibition, neutralizing antibodies, CMI and our in-house developed innovative Virospot Assays;
  • Additional responsibilities such as study data base management, supply management and administration, etc;
  • Liaising with peers and other stakeholders (clinical trial operations, study directors/ scientists, QA managers) to ensure a smooth laboratory project workflow;
  • Apply quality guidelines in line with ISO15189, GLP, GCLP and GCP methodologies;
  • The above activities will be performed within a team of technicians and in close cooperation with other departments. You will be guided, supported, and coached by your group leader, peers, and (study) directors.

Personal competences

We are looking for a colleague who will work in a quality-oriented manner and has an eye for detail in diagnostic functions. Because you work in a team, it is important that you have good communication skills. Our customers are king, working in a service-oriented manner and thinking along with the customer is therefore a must. Flexibility and being able to oversee several tasks at the same time is important.

Required education and experience:

  • Completed education at MBO/HBO level in microbiology, virology and/or immunology;
  • Strong verbal and written command of Dutch and English at an advanced level;
  • Ability to work at biological level II (BSL-2);
  • Good appreciation of GLP (Good Laboratory Practice).

Terms of employment

Technician Clinical Virology is a 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 Clinical Virology team as Technician? 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 +31658722596.

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