Senior Scientist

€70000 - €80000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Leiden, South Holland
  1. Technical Operations, Discovery / R&D, Assay

Hobson Prior currently have an opportunity for a Senior Scientist to join a top Biotechnology organisation on a permanent basis in Leiden.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible to guarantee the correct design and execution of experiments.
  • Consider the long-term strategies of the project and align plans accordingly.
  • Become subject matter expert, coach other scientists on their projects, monitor the scientific quality of outsourced activities, and work closely with the CSO/CDO.
  • Accountable for ensuring the technical/scientific quality of biomarker assays, and/or the selection of drug candidates.
  • Understand patent strategies, and how this may impact research strategies.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to multitask and to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are a team player with a pro-active attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • You have a PhD degree in molecular biology or life science technologies.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in (pre-)clinical research and biotechnological industry.
  • Expertise in neuroscience therapeutic area, neurodegenerative cell and mouse models, and/or with antisense oligonucleotides is essential.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Strong scientific writing skills.

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