Associate Scientist - Preclinical Immunology

Location Leiden
Discipline: Chemicals, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Job type: Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Gemma Dozy

Contact email:
Job ref: 11556
Published: 18 days ago

We are looking for a (senior) technician who is motivated to work in a multidisciplinary and international environment. This is for our largest biotech client in Leiden. It's a temporary position for 8 months (maternity cover). However, over 95% of contracts are extended.


  • Within a team you will be investigating the immunological response to new viral vaccine candidates in development using small animal models.
  • Techniques that you will use include ELISA, neutralizing antibody assays to measure virus entry inhibition, ELISPOT, intracellular cytokine staining, and other immunology and virology-related assays.
  • The position requires planning, independency, and performing of experiments, followed by data analysis and reporting and presenting of the data to the responsible scientist, and a broader audience.


  • You have a HLO, Bachelors or MSc degree in a life science related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience is required.
  • Experience with immunological and/or virological techniques is required.
  • Certification to perform animal experiments (Art. 9 or Art. 12) is essential for this role.




8 months


If you are interested in the above description, please apply with your CV and a letter of motivation by clicking on the ‘apply’ button below.

PS: Did you also know that we offer a generous referral scheme, because great people know other great people, right?

For further information, please contact Gemma Dozy at +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or by email at