Associate Scientist – Assay Validation

Full-Time Position


The R&D Assay Validation Associate Scientist Immunology is a critical role in the development of LUMICKS’s business and technology. The AV-AS will join our Immunology Workflow Development team, in a role which will focus on ensuring a high-quality assay portfolio through the execution of laboratory work. Together with the z-Movi team you are aiming to improve the quality of cancer treatments with immunotherapy by developing novel instruments for IO research. We are looking for a candidate experienced in cellular assays with a strong eye for detail and precision. You will work with different cell types like adherent and suspension cells as well as with primary cell cultures. A successful candidate will be a technically skilled, hands-on, extremely detail oriented, and a thorough cell biologist with a commitment to scientific excellence and the ability to work cross-functionally in an interdisciplinary team.

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Working with the Assay Development Scientist, you will be responsible for carrying out reproducibility experiments with high accuracy and precision
  • Working with the Image Analysis Development Team, you will be responsible for experimentally testing and validation the Image Analysis developments through biological experimentation
  • Working with the Software Development Team, you will be responsible for testing newly developed software features and releases
  • ​Detailed experimental documentation and notebook maintenance will be required daily
  • ​Regular communication of experimental results and observations to the z-Movi R&D team

What about my skills & competencies?

  • You have at least 2 years of work experience in cell biology lab work
  • You have a completed at least HLO (BSc) education or equivalent
  • ​Affinity with complex instrumentation such as FACS analyser
  • Experience in cell culture maintenance
  • Very precise and detail oriented
  • Enjoys creating a defined plan, executing it and following through by documenting all results


LUMICKS has come to market as the supplier of instruments for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity research – a rapidly evolving niche in the fundamental biology research field. Our high-performance instruments allow for the investigation into the fundamental cause of disease and potential for drug optimization. With our tools researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real-time, and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell-cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With an ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes from all over the world, including UC Berkeley, Max-Planck, Rockefeller University and ShanghaiTech, LUMICKS is now expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

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