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ID#:NL-ID-28    Posted: 4 Mar 2011
Scientist - Virosome technology
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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Innovation & Discovery Laboratory, Vaccine Research Department

Job Description:

The suitable candidate will be working in the Vaccine Generation group which is part of the Vaccine Research department. The Vaccine Generation group is developing and manufacturing prototype vaccine candidates directed against infectious diseases like Influenza and RSV. The work will involve early stage research activities to optimize vaccine technologies and to develop innovative vaccine prototypes with an emphasis towards developing virosome-based antigens. We expect the candidate to translate ideas and project goals into scientifically sound experimentation. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team setting while exhibiting a strong can-do mentality. The candidate will interact closely with other expertise teams in the Innovation and Discovery Laboratory.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in a biological discipline
  • Extensive experience in protein chemistry preferably with emphasis on protein-lipid interactions
  • Experience with protein and lipid analytical techniques
  • Experience with viruses, infectious diseases or vaccine development is a plus
  • Experience in an industrial environment is a plus


  • Goal oriented and creative
  • Analytical mindset
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Communication skills, both oral and in writing


For more information contact:  Human Resources