(Senior) Scientist in vivo pharmacology

Ready to join our fight against cancer?

We are looking for an Senior Scientist with in vivo pharmacology experience.

The team:

The preclinical team is responsible for identifying and characterizing bispecific antibody (Biclonics®) lead candidates and elucidating their mechanism of action. Joining Merus means joining our pursuit to develop advanced therapies that address unmet needs in cancer treatment.


The role:

As (Senior) Scientist ‘in vivo pharmacology’ you are responsible for designing and organizing of a wide range in vivo studies for preclinical evaluation of Biclonics® candidates with immune-modulatory properties in the field of oncology.
Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Developing in vivo strategies to select and characterize novel lead therapeutic Biclonics® candidates;
  • Designing, organizing and supervising of studies in a timely manner;
  • Developing and validating in vivo models;
  • Evaluating Biclonics® candidates using in vivo models;
  • Analysing, recording and communicating findings;
  • Working together with external service providers offering in vivo models


Your profile:

We are looking for a (Senior) Scientist ‘in vivo pharmacology’ with the following knowledge and expertise:

  • You hold a PhD in Immunology or Oncology;
  • You have ≥ 4 years post-doctoral experience in the field of Immuno-Oncology;
  • You have a broad expertise in the generation and validation of in vivo models in the area of immunology;
  • You are an expert in various supporting techniques, including immunological assays and flow cytometry;
  • You have excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • You work independently and effectively.



Our offer:

We offer a competitive salary and flexible working hours. Our talented international team works in an inspiring area of Utrecht (Utrecht Science Park) in a brand new state-of-the-art building. We also offer an excellent pension scheme, company bonus, and 30 days’ annual holiday based on a full-time position. We care about team spirit and organize several company events each year.



Merus:

Working at Merus provides you with opportunities to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success. You will have the chance to make an impact within the oncology field by helping to develop bispecific antibody therapies (Biclonics®) to fight cancer. Merus’ headquarters are located in the Netherlands, with offices in the US and many collaborations around the world. As of 2016 we are listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange and over the last 10 years we have taken several candidate drugs into clinical trials. For more information, please visit www.merus.nl.

When hiring new employees, we look for people who will fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous, and entrepreneurial spirit of our company.

Interested?

For more information about this role please contact Dr. Pieter Fokko van Loo via telephone number +31(0)30 – 253 8807.


This vacancy is a full time position.

Published
19-04-2018
Location
Utrecht
Educational Level
Master / Post-Graduate / PhD
Salary
Keywords
cancer, immuno-oncology, immunology, oncology, antibody, cell biology, in vivo, biomarker, discovery, protein production, engineering, robotics, functional assays
Sector
Biotechnology
Region
Utrecht
Keywords
cancer, immuno-oncology, immunology, oncology, antibody, cell biology, in vivo, biomarker, discovery, protein production, engineering, robotics, functional assays