Job description: Scientist Cellular and Molecular Biology
Type: 80% – 100%
Location: Groningen The Netherlands
Date: Immediate

About the role


The Scientist Cellular and Molecular Biology and Microscopy brings expert knowledge about (mammalian) cell biology analysis techniques and immune histochemistry microscopy methods to the company, as well as about recombinant protein expression (e.g. single domain antibodies) in bacteria, yeast and/or mammalian cell systems, production and purification, and . You are preferably familiar with research on molecular (fibrosis) targets, and pharmaceutical solutions in that field. You understand preclinical and clinical science and contribute to translational work to both research and development. You share knowledge in this field to keep BiOrion fully up-to-date on the latest news and developments in the industry.

You contribute to pre-clinical proof of concept and work together with a small team on the development of fibrosis-related product concepts. You will do experimental laboratory work by yourself, as well you work closely together with a small team of technicians and interns. You frequently report progress of your experimental work.

What we expect

  • You keep preferably a PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, life sciences, or equivalent.
  • You have a background in cell biology and molecular biology
  • You have experience with mammalian cell culture and research applications of cell models.
  • You have experience with immune histochemistry and processing of animal and human tissue
  • You have experience in recombinant protein expression in bacteria, yeast and/or mammalian cell systems, production and purification, and analytical techniques
  • You have an affinity with (bio)pharmaceutical research and translational science
  • You are a results-oriented team player, pro-active and hands-on, pragmatic and solution-oriented attitude
  • You have good data reporting and presenting skills (internally/externally)
  • You have the ability to work successfully in a small organization.

What we offer

You will be part of a small team in a small company. When the results from our early development programs are excellent, we aim to become a fast growing and amazing company. Remuneration in the first years of employment is at university / academic hospital level.

To apply
Please send an application letter, your resume (CV), and supporting documents, referring to the position you are applying for, to

Agency support is not required for this role and no submissions will be considered.