Junior Applied Physicist

Location Leiden
Discipline: Engineering
Contact name: Ernest Banor

Contact email: e.banor@panda-int.com
Job ref: 16376
Published: about 2 months ago


Junior Applied Physicist in Formulation Science and Technology (Vaccines) (m/f/x)

Job Description

We are looking for a Junior Applied Physicist who will help us to develop vaccines. You will be part of the Drug Product Development department. You will closely work within an Applied Physicist team interacting with colleagues from Formulation Development, Process Development, Quality, Supply Chain.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will plan, execute, and report freeze/thaw and supercooling experiments for different vaccine drug products (e.g., Covid vaccine) and primary packaging (e.g., vials)
  • You will do physics calculations, modelling and data analysis
  • You will write reports on your studies and present to appropriate stakeholders
  • You will participate in investigational teams to help identify root causes and implement solutions and provide alternative approaches or perspectives during problem solving and solution implementation
  • You will complement the existing drug product development expertise by identifying blind spots or unforeseen risks and proactively identify problems or issues where an applied physics/mathematical analysis would be beneficial

About the candidate

  • You have a master’s degree in applied physics, nanoscience, thermo physics or physics material science
  • You have at least 6 months of industry experience (including internships)
  • You have familiarity with physics laboratory experiments.
  • Knowledge of one modern program languages (Python or R) and VBA coding (Excel)
  • You are autonomous, pro-active, flexible, have attention to detail, out of the box mindset and enjoy working in a team
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset and strong communication skills

Location: Leiden

Duration: 12 months (extension expected)

Start date: Jan 3rd, 2022


Please apply with your CV. For further information, contact Ernest Banor at e.banor@panda-int.com