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(Senior) Research Associate Cell Banking

Utrecht, Netherlands

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

Within the Antibody Research Materials Department, Cell and Molecula r Design Group at Genmab, we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic ( Senior ) Research Associate to provide tumor cell banks for the research groups to test these differentiated antibody products .

L ooking for a n established position in which you can evolve as a person and grow your own expertise in cell banking ?

Genmab might have your dream job as ( Senior ) Research Associate for Cell Banking .

The role

You will work within the team of Cell Banking & Transient Production . Th is team consists of two sub - teams , one is responsible for the development and production of tumor cell banks and the other one is responsible for the production of proteins through our transient cell line systems . You will be responsible for creating master and working cell banks for tumor cell lines with your team.


  • With your up-to-date knowledge of and experience in different cell culture techniques you will culture small scale to large scale tumor cell banks for research groups within Genmab.

  • Establish good laboratory practices and maintain the high-quality cell banking procedure

  • With your excellent d ocument ation skills, you will document your work and continuously asses good documentation processes

  • Continuously assess and proactively look for ways to improve our current work flows and optimize our processes.


This established position can fit you, if you have the knowledge and experience to fill the role of Research Associate. You have relevant experience and are highly motivated to perform tumor cell banking activities . You are not hesitant to take initiative , enjoy working in a team and inspire others with your enthusiasm. Off course, you are interested in the latest developments in cell banking and protein production. More specifically, we ask for the following qualifications :

  • A completed MLO or HLO ed ucation in Biotechnology or Applied Sciences or related fields.

  • At least 1- 2 years of work experience in a GLP/GMP environment with various cell culture techniques in either biotech, pharma companies or academic environments.

  • Have h ands on mentality as this role requires actively working in the lab.

  • Capable of working and maintaining a GLP laboratory.

  • Capable of organizing and prioritizing work.

  • Recognizing the importance of working according to the agreed research-based Quality System, which includes adhering to procedures and detailed documentation of your work.

  • Experience with electronic lab documentation systems.

  • As our new (Senior) Research Associate you are detail oriented, flexible to change focus.

Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialized people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website .

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website .

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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