Senior Scientist USP

Location Leiden
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent/Temporary/Freelance
Contact name: Beata Wydurska

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Published: 3 days ago

For one of the biggest pharmaceutical company worldwide, we are looking for a Senior Scientist Up Stream Processing (USP). 


  • Leads teams of motivated process developers
  • Develops and executes USP early- and late-stage development and tech transfer strategies
  • Creates and manages research plans with greater complexity in the delivery of business results
  • Represents USP in multidisciplinary project team(s)
  • Acts as senior author in the preparation of presentations, technical reports, documents for regulatory filing and patents
  • Applies the latest technological innovations into the daily work. One of the major innovations currently explored is modelling, data science and statistical analysis applied to bioprocessing


  • Ph. D. degree or post-doctorate degree biopharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology, engineering or related fields
  • At least 6 years of late-stage biopharmaceutical experience (of which at least some years in industry!)
  • Technical knowledge on bioreactor process technology; ideally for R&D and/or commercial (GMP) purposes
  • Experience with two or more of the following: life cycle process validation; regulatory submission writing; process improvements; technology transfer; manufacturing support; people management.

Location: Leiden

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 1 year + extension

INTERESTED? Reach out to Beata Wydurska for more information by contacting +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or