Company BioSafety Officer/Researcher


Company BioSafety Officer/Researcher

Targovax is seeking a scientistto join the Clinical Science Department who will support the company’s research programs and be the expert on biosafety either by bringing existing biosafety expertise or to be trained as such. 

The person will be the responsible BioSafety Officer and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all documentation regarding biological safety
  • Responsible for sample storage and shipment (pre- and clinical samples)
  • Responsible for shedding analysis of the viral product platform
  • Participate in various R&D programs
  • Facilitate and maintain collaborations with external scientific community
  • Collaborate and support other departments in the company
  • Participate in further building and strengthening the clinical science function


The work will be regulated by:

  • The European Medicine Agency EMA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements and guidance
  • Biosafety regulations
  • ICH-GCP, GMP and GDP
  • Internal working practices and Standard Operating Procedures


Job qualifications

  • MSc in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Experience in molecular and/or immunology biology techniques
  • Experiencein working with viruses (e.g. design and cloning, in vitro studies, animal cancer models)would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working with biological safetywould be an advantage
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP
  • Able to work independently, while at the same time enjoy teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and spoken English
  • Flexible in regard to working hours and travels


The position will be located in Targovax’s office in Helsinki, Finland.