Scientist Signal Transduction and Tumor Biology M/F

Would you like to apply your signal transduction knowledge to develop diagnostic analysis tools?

Pepscope is looking for an ambitious scientist with broad background in signal transduction and tumor biology

About Pepscope BV:

Pepscope is a Rotterdam-based biotech company developing tailored, in-depth kinome and protein profiling technologies. Using kinase substrate microarrays and cutting-edge mass spectrometry technologies, we profile protein activities in cells and tissues, including protein kinases. With these novel insights, we aim to accelerate drug development and enable precision medicine. In addition, we develop diagnostic profiling tools to improve cancer treatment and early detection of glioblastoma and colon cancer. Pepscope has longstanding scientific collaborations with the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam and a range of international organizations.

Role Overview:

You will lead in-house scientific and service projects, with a practical involvement in running kinome profiling and proteomics projects. We expect you to maintain and initiate extensive interactions with internal and external stakeholders. You are pushing scientific development and innovation at Pepscope, with a keen eye for business aspects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Initiate, carry out and lead scientific projects.
  • Provide scientific support to customers and collaborators.
  • Write and present project summaries and reports.
  • Give scientific presentations.
  • Write scientific papers.
  • Train junior staff and internship students.
  • Stay up-to date with the scientific literature and developments in the field.

Qualifications and experience:

  • A PhD or equivalent experience in life sciences and practical experience with cell biology and protein analysis.
  • A broad knowledge of signal transduction in relation to tumor biology is a must.
  • Experience with microarray and analysis tools and/or mass spectrometry is preferred.
  • Experience with managing projects.
  • Excellent proficiency in English and good communicative skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure.

Start date: July 1st, 2017

Place of work: Rotterdam

Are you interested and/or want to know more about this role then please send your CV and covering letter to Sandor Snoeijers (sandor[at] or give us a call at +31625230938. Closing date May 20, 2017.