vaxxinova career opportunities

Are you a talented and enthusiastic Research Technician, eager to work in a veterinary pharmaceutical company then we are looking for you! We are searching for innovative and experienced talents that enjoy working in a multidisciplinary project team.

We have an exciting new job opportunity in the Research and Development department in Nijmegen and are looking for a

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN Vaccine Research and Development (0,8-1 FTE)

About the role
In this role as research technician, you are primarily responsible for performing laboratory experiments as a crucial part of vaccine research and development projects for poultry. Different areas of expertise are involved, such as virology, immunology, molecular biology, or cell biology.

Your main objective is to plan, organize, execute, and report laboratory experiments. These experiments involve the design, development and validation of procedures and methods, but they may also involve organizing and reporting animal experiments.

You will be participating in a multidisciplinary product development team supervised by the project manager. You work closely with the team of researchers to ensure smooth laboratory operations. You provide the team with the information they need to advance the project and complete the data package needed for the development and registration of the vaccine.

About you
You set high standards for your own performance, you are critical and have attention for detail. You think analytically, draw up an accurate research plans and produce high quality results. You are a team player, able to maintain constructive teamwork and you actively seek input from and provide help to others.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor of (Applied) Science (BSc) degree (or equivalent) in virology, immunology, cell biology or similar.
  • Relevant experience with virological, immunological and cell biological laboratory techniques is considered a prerequisite.
  • In addition, working experience with test development (of assays such as virus titrations on eggs and cells, ELISA, immunofluorescence assays) and assay validation is an advantage.
  • Working experience in a research environment is preferred.
  • Experience with and proactive approach to quality requirements such as GLP.
  • Attention to detail and accurate documentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language orally and in writing.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What does Vaxxinova offer you?
An open and inclusive international work environment where we like to work hard but also have fun

  • Flexible working hours
  • A competitive salary with 8% holiday allowance and a bonus opportunity
  • 30 holidays
  • A solid pension plan
  • A culture of continuous development and learning.

Our hiring process
After your application, we will screen your CV and if positive- you will have interviews with

  • Colleagues from R&D: Project Managers and Research Technicians
  • HR Manager
  • Director R&D

About Vaxxinova Nederland B.V., part of the Vaxxinova Group
The Vaxxinova Group focuses on the development, manufacturing and marketing of autogenous and licensed vaccines to protect livestock and fish against disease. We create high quality solutions to improve animal health and to support the business of our customers. We believe that innovation and excellence in research are essential to produce premium products that match the current and future requirements in animal health.

Vaxxinova Nederland BV, located at the Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen, is part of the Vaxxinova Group’s technology network which comprises production, research & development and diagnostic facilities in 10 countries: Brazil, Chile, Italy, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Norway, Thailand, the USA and the Netherlands. Vaxxinova Nederland BV focuses on the design, development, and registration of vaccines to protect chickens against diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

We invest in research to achieve our ambitious goals and we are expanding our research and development department. We are looking for a talented colleague who enjoys working in an ambitious, dynamic, and flexible research and development environment with opportunities for further professional development.

Questions / applications
Henri Verlinden, Manager Human Resources