Lead Scientist developmental biology/toxicology - Leiden

Location Netherlands
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ramon Sena

Contact email: r.sena@panda-int.com
Job ref: 10775
Published: 19 days ago
We are looking for a Senior Scientist with expertise in developmental toxicology or developmental biology to lead the further development and commercialisation of ReproTracker and additional in vitro assays for developmental toxicology. You will be responsible for the design, coordination and supervision of the R&D projects. You follow the latest developments in the area of developmental and reproductive toxicology, and are able to gain the confidence of stakeholders to obtain a good understanding of the requirements and applications of new assays in this field. You are able to make the translation from customer demand to product development and know how to position products in a (screening) strategy. You have extensive experience with cell culture, stem cell technology, modern genome editing technologies, microscopy and flow cytometry. You are able to plan and execute experiments independently, develop new research strategies, publish your research in high quality scientific journals and are a result-driven team player.

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:
  • PhD degree in life sciences, molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field
  • Minimal two years of professional experience
  • Background in developmental biology / toxicology
  • Experience in regulatory toxicology is preferred
  • Hands-on experience in molecular biology and (stem) cell culture methods, genome editing and high content microscopy/flow cytometry
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Good command of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Pro-active attitude and hands-on mentality