R&D Scientist – PerkinElmer Inc., Turku, VARS


R&D Scientist – PerkinElmer Inc., Turku, VARS

PerkinElmer is currently looking for

R&D Scientist with Bioaffinity Assay expertise

Turku, Finland

The Turku Site, with 550 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn- and maternal fetal health screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.

Role description:

  • You will be a key member and expert of technologies related to bioaffinity assays in product development teams
  • You will apply the scientific method to solve problems and to design new products that are safe and effective in their intended uses
  • You will have an essential role in planning and reporting of feasibility, stability and verification studies, and process characterization and validation studies
  • You will work in the lab yourself as well as direct the work of lab technicians
  • You will be interacting a lot within your team and with other teams from various functions present at Turku site and other PerkinElmer sites

Role requirements:

  • Degree (MSc or PhD) in Chemistry/Biology/Biochemistry or equivalent education
  • Proven expertise on bioaffinity assays (immunoassays, ligand binding assays) and especially: DELFIA, ELISA, CLIA, Upconverting label technologies
  • Fluent reporting and communication skills in English and Finnish
  • Proactive, resourceful, independent and a good team player in the cross-functional and international development team
  • Strong background and practical working knowledge from GLP/GMP level Pharma, Biotech or Life Science industry

What we offer:

  • Inspiring leadership and exceptional employees
  • Dynamic and innovative culture
  • Focus on career development
  • Collaborative and diverse environment

This position is permanent. Please apply by November 18th, 2018.

PerkinElmer Turku Site is a drug free site and a medical examination for new employees includes a drug test.