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ID#:NL-ID-40    Posted: 4 Mar 2011
Senior Technician - Virology
Type of Position: Full-time   
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Deadline: 1 Jan 2038
Crucell is a global biotech company that focuses on the development, pro­duction and marketing of vaccines, recombinant proteins and antibodies to prevent and combat infectious and other diseases. Within Crucell talented, entrepreneurial people are working in a dynamic cul­ture in which innovation and a 'can do' state of mind are the central points. In order to strengthen our team we are continuously looking for enthusiastic, talented people who have the ambition to develop themselves and can be of value to Crucell.
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Vaccine Generation is part of the Innovation and Discovery Laboratory and focuses on the research and development of vaccines against infectious diseases.

Within the Vaccine Generation team, the Virology group is involved in a wide range of vaccine R&D programs (e.g. Tuberculosis, Malaria, HIV, Ebola and Marburg vaccines). The group is responsible for the generation, production and characterization of recombinant viral vectors, for applied research in the vaccine field and the group produces reagents to support other R&D groups in the organization.

Job Description:

The Senior Technician will be involved in the generation, production and characterization of viral vaccines at lab scale. Techniques include DNA cloning, PCR, cell culture, transfection of cells, expression analysis and virus infectivity assays. Additionally the senior technician will review data and write documents such as study plans and reports.


Minimum Qualifications:

We are looking for a HLO technician with at least 5 years experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and virology. The right candidate is accurate, flexible, independent and a team player.



The most important competences for this position are accuracy, planning and communication capabilities. In addition, you need to be flexible, eager to learn and have a critical attitude.


For more information contact:  Human Resources