Senior Scientist Antibody Discovery - Utrecht

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Plaatsingsdatum 13-03-2017 Functiecategorie Zorg - Lichamelijke gezondheids...
Standplaats Utrecht Niveau Professional
Opleidingsniveau WO / PhD Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
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Merus is a well-financed biotechnology company based in Utrecht, The Netherlands that is listed on NASDAQ, with several candidate drugs in clinical trials. Merus has developed a leading platform for the generation of bispecific antibody-based (Biclonics®) therapeutics in oncology.

The role Currently we are looking for a (Senior) Scientist to join our R&D team to drive the discovery of novel therapeutic antibodies for the development of innovative medicines in oncology.

At Merus you will be integrated into a strong and well established group of scientists and technicians with expert knowledge of therapeutic antibody development particularly in the field of immuno-oncology. In this position you will be responsible for the discovery of our next Biclonics® candidates.

This includes the design and supervision of antibody discovery programs and the characterization of the resulting (Biclonics®) antibody panels in a range of biophysical assays. You will lead project based teams of technicians to ensure efficiency across the projects you work on.

Our ideal candidate
Merus is searching for a practical scientist with excellent interpersonal and organisation skills. The candidate is expected to bring a high level of biological, technical and professional expertise. You have a track record in molecular biology and a background in antibody- or protein- engineering, preferably in a biotechnology setting and combined with several years of post-doctoral experience.

You are highly motivated to expand your knowledge and skills. In hiring new employees, we look for people who would fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous and entrepreneurial spirit of our company that drives us to develop advanced therapies that address unmet needs in cancer treatment.

We offer
Working at Merus offers opportunity to to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success. You have the chance to make an impact within the oncology field by being part of the development of bispecific antibody therapies to fight cancer. Merus’ Head Quarters are located in The Netherlands, with offices in the US and collaborators around the world.

You will work within an international, talented and stable team in a very inspiring area of Utrecht (Utrecht Science Park) in a brand new state of the art building.

Furthermore, we have an excellent pension scheme, company bonus and we offer 30 holidays based on a full-time position. We care about the team spirit and organize multiple company events a year.

If you are interested in this opportunity please click on the link below to apply or e-mail Femke Markslag, Senior Recruiter, for more information via More information about Merus is available via
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Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Zorg - Lichamelijke gezondheidszorg
Branch(es) Biotechnologie
Provincie(s) Utrecht
Trefwoorden SCIENTIST molecular cancer clinical Utrecht Netherlands


Contactpersoon Femke Markslag