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Principal Scientist Immuno-Oncology

Full Time / Location: Amsterdam, HQ

Introduction

The Principal Scientist oversees the scientific vision and delivers the input for long term strategy within LUMICKS’ Immunology business unit. You will act as the liaison in the field of Immuno-Oncology, deliver the scientific input during the R&D application development process and is up to date in the latest trends and market development in the field.

Integrated into a multidisciplinary leadership team, you are a leader in Immuno-Oncology research and development of Adoptive Cell Therapies.

You will apply your scientific and immune therapy development knowledge to lead the identification and unlocking the Immuno-Oncology market segments with valuable applications of z-Movi™ product line.

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Create long-term sustained growth by identifying market and technology trends and opportunities, and provide input to R&D and product marketing on optimal value proposition development;
  • Support the z-Movi product manager in strategic product-market fit choices to generate an optimal value proposition and Identify and continuously shape the R&D application roadmap;
  • Deliver the technical input to develop biological (cell-based) assays; guide, manage and oversee the experimental design, workflow development, assay development and analysis of the associated data;
  • Own the scientific publication strategy including presenting at conferences, customer sites and within the team;
  • Guide the z-Movi Application Scientist teams on scientific expertise and as a creative sparring partner on smart solutions to provide value to specific scientific research questions;
  • Represent LUMICKS at key scientific and pharma/biotech conferences;
  • Provide inroads to academic KOL labs and major biotech and pharma labs for business development and sales;
  • Establish and/or help to maintain relationships and serve as a key liaison between the company, its external scientific advisors, and the scientific (and investment) community;
  • Grow the z-Movi and broader Immunology intellectual property portfolio, ensuring sustained freedom to operate, while identifying and generating patentable IP and ensuring the applications development team follows IP standard operating procedures;
  • Stay updated on technological advances and industry trends in order to advise the immunology team in scientific matters. This may include making recommendations on future projects, such as new research opportunities or technological ventures.

What about my skills & competencies?

  • PhD specific in field of Immuno-Oncology with 3-5 years of relevant experience in Biotech or Pharma R&D;
  • Excellent written and oral communication to diverse audiences;
  • Knowledge and understanding of general scientific principles as applied to cell immune response research, development and implementation, both in Academic research context, as well as in Pharma/Biotech drug discovery context;
  • Expertise in utilizing primary (human) cell-based assays;
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques;
  • Open for traveling approximately 20-30% of your time.

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.

A role within a fast-growing high-tech company

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

Beautiful open workspace in Amsterdam

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.

An international work environment with 25+ different nationalities


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