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Senior Scientist

Groningen, Netherlands


QPS Netherlands BV in Groningen is part of a global organization and conducts drug research for international pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. For the department Netherlands Cellular and Immuno Analysis (NCIA) we are looking for a new colleague to join our team as a Senior Scientist.

The job

As Senior Scientist you are responsible for the overall execution of studies according to plan and budget. You anticipate on changes of the study plan and make sure that deviations are handled correctly according to the quality system. You will be the single point of contact for our clients, work closely with colleague scientists, technicians, team lead and will play a pivotal part in the development of new medicines to cure human diseases.

And, you will:

  • Manage multiple bioanalytical projects at the same time, and be the primary contact person for our clients;
  • Be overall responsible for budget, regulatory compliance and timelines of each project;
  • Be the trainer for (new) Scientists and develop skills to grow;
  • Generate research data from analysis, report and communicate results to stakeholders in the organization and customers;
  • Search for scientific literature for studies and stay up to date about latest developments;
  • Supervise the execution of studies according to GLP/GCP regulations and quality system guidelines.



  • PhD degree in bioanalysis, chemistry, biochemistry or comparable field or Master’s degree with equivalent laboratory experience.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in bioanalysis.
  • Hands-on experience with executing, developing and validating biochemical and immunological techniques such as: ELISA, ECL, FACS, Enzyme Assays and Cell-Based Assays, preferably within a GLP environment.
  • You are proactive, have excellent analytical skills and you can work well under pressure.
  • You are experienced in managing multiple projects, and you are familiar with quality guidelines according to GLP/GMP.
  • You have good communication skills, you are proficient both in writing and orally in the Dutch and English language.
  • You are home-based in The Netherlands to work on-site in Groningen.

Why you should apply

  • Great learning opportunities, our seasoned professionals are here to support and work with you to explore your learning potential and career goals.
  • A full-time job for 40 hours a week within the dynamic environment of a global organization with an important mission.
  • Work collaboratively towards achieving our mission of improving human health and the quality of life.
  • Be part of a team where diversity, creativity and challenge will be your day to day working environment.

Do you want to apply or learn more?

If you want to play a pivotal part in the development of new medicines, we are looking forward to receive your application. Do you want to learn more about QPS? Please visit our website at If you are interested to learn more about this exciting position, please contact Jelger Lijcklama a Nijeholt, Director Operations Bioanalysis NL by telephone 050-3048000.

Do you want to apply? Please send us your CV and motivation letter by clicking on the apply button below. If you have questions you can contact Wendy van Hebel, Senior HR Coordinator, by mobile phone +31(0) 6 21 17 45 37.

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