Scientist - Drug Substances

Location Leiden, Gemeente Leiden, South Holland
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent/Temporary
Contact name: Aimee Brenner

Contact email:
Job ref: 13383
Published: 17 days ago

I am urgently looking for a motivated Assistant Scientist / DSP technician to join a top Biotech in Leiden. You will be trained to perform the production of batches of CTM vaccines within the Drug Substances Operations Team.


  • Responsible for the cGMP production of CTM material
  • Updating documentation, be responsible for predefined process steps, and the state of related equipment.
  • Process improvements about "Lean Manufacturing".
  • Data management, acute problem solving, and many other small and diverse tasks

Your profile

  • Minimum completed MBO (level 4) or (maximum) HBO degree, preferably in Microbiology/Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • 2 years (or more) experience with cGMP manufacturing is a requirement.
  • Able to converse and write effectively in technical English.
  • Experience as (process) technician or equivalent in life science or pilot plant operations in a cGMP environment is preferred.

Start Date

  • 1st September 2021 or asap


  • Full time position / 40 hours per week
  • 1 year contract ending on 31 August 2022 (Extension highly likely)
  • Location: Leiden, onsite


Please apply with your CV. For further information, please contact Aimee Brenner at +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or by email at