Arthrogen B.V. is now MeiraGTx Netherlands B.V.  MeiraGTx Netherlands B.V. is an Amsterdam based biopharmaceutical company developing local gene therapy for different indications, using viral mediated gene transfer. The company specializes in the development of viral gene therapy vectors, in particular adeno-associated virus (AAV) based therapeutics. Several product candidates are in the discovery and development phase. In our programs, we collaborate with world leading scientists.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated technician to join our team.

TECHNICIAN VECTOR DEVELOPMENT

  • HLO

Position
He/she will be involved in the execution of current and new projects and external collaborations, focusing on the generation of new AAV-based vectors targeting inflammatory disease. The aim of these projects is to develop new product candidates for clinical testing. In addition, the research should generate new intellectual property to protect the company’s future products.

The technician will perform cloning experiments to generate vector constructs. He/she will produce research batches of these vectors and is involved in their in vitro characterization using molecular, biochemical and cell culture techniques. Furthermore, the technician will conduct experiments to optimize the company’s AAV production platform.

The technician will have a unique opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary collaborative research at MeiraGTx Netherlands. He/she is reporting to the head of vector development.

Education and experience requirements

  • HLO level or equivalent in Lifesciences, Biotechnology or equivalent and at least 5 years of work experience
  • Strong experience in cell culture and molecular biological and biochemical techniques including cloning, (mutagenesis) PCR, qPCR, sequencing, SDS page, Western Blot.
  • Experience with production and purification of viruses
  • Independent, pro-active and accurate
  • Good documentation and presentation skills
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Flexible, devoted and professional attitude
  • Fluent in English

We offer
MeiraGTx Netherlands offers the opportunity to work in an exciting and entrepreneurial environment. We allow you to grow within an organization that encourages talent, and that supports the development of its employees and fuels excellence. We are project focused and have built a culture with a high degree of personal empowerment. Our energetic and enthusiastic employees participate in and influence the long-term growth of the company.

To apply
Please send your full resume and motivation by e-mail to our office manager:

MeiraGTx Netherlands B.V.
Attn. Anouk Veneboer
Meibergdreef 45
1105 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands
e-mail: Anouk.veneboer@meiragtx.com 
Phone: +31 20 566 2648

For questions related to the position, please contact Sabine van der Sanden (Head vector development: Sabine.vanderSanden@meiragtx.com).

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