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R&D Technician Immuno-Oncology

Position

Introduction

The R&D Technician Immunology is a critical role in the development of LUMICKS’s business and technology. The Technician will join our Immunology Workflow Development team, in a role which will focus on driving expansion of our z-Movi 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. We are looking for a candidate experienced in biological assays with a strong background in cell-based assays, like Cell Culture. You will work with different cell types like adherent and suspension cells and even with primary cell cultures. A successful candidate will be a technically-skilled, hands-on, detail-oriented, thorough biologist with a commitment to scientific excellence and the ability to work cross-functionally to execute complex

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

You will be responsible for carrying out regular reproducibility experiments with high accuracy and precision.

  • Detailed experimental documentation and notebook maintenance will be required daily;
  • Regular communication of experimental results and observations to the z-Movi R&D team;
  • Working with Application Development Scientists to establish and execute assays to test the performance of the z-Movi system as it develops;
  • Determine testing procedures for quantifying the z-Movi technology in coordination with the rest of R&D;
  • Run assays to quantify T cell avidity;
  • Explore, develop and optimize the z-Movi technology in combination with cell sorting techniques in collaboration with academia;
  • Modify and adapt existing assays to explore the biology and mechanisms of T cell adhesion and tumor recognition using the z-Movi platform;
  • Conduct, troubleshoot, and design experiments that drive decision making, both independently and in collaboration with colleagues to reach desired goals.

What about my skills & competencies?

You have at least 1-2 years of work experience with various cell culture techniques including culture of mammalian cells like adherent, suspension, and primary;

  • You have a completed HLO (BSc) or MSc education or equivalent
  • Affinity with complex instrumentation.

And preferably:

  • Experience in quantitative image analysis of cells; Experience working with prototype level hardware and instrumentation;
  • Working knowledge of surface chemistry and surface preparation for analytical assays;
  • Experience with enzymatic assays (ELISA);
  • Experience with FACS.

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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