(Senior) Scientific Writer

The company
Lava Therapeutics (LAVA) generates and develops next generation γδ T cell engaging bispecific antibodies for the treatment of cancer. LAVA started its operations in 2017 and is advancing its proprietary platform and pipeline of bispecific therapeutic antibodies, building on cutting-edge research originating from the VU University Medical Center / Cancer Center Amsterdam. The company is now located at the Science Park in Utrecht. Expanding our team with new, talented employees is key to LAVA’s future success. We are currently looking for a

(Senior) Scientific Writer

The position
As (Sr.) Scientific Writer you are responsible for authorizing and reviewing reports, patent applications, scientific publications and coordinating the process of authorizing and reviewing health authority documents (e.g. IND/CTA packages for LAVA’s bispecific antibody candidates). Furthermore, you will be co-responsible for document and lab notebook control and for drafting of scientific and company presentations.

You are a PhD with minimum of 7 years post-doc experience in medical science with expertise in immunology, antibody biology and/or oncology and a strong talent in writing of scientific documents for target groups and various authorities. You are proficient in written and spoken English. You have a passion for- and proven expertise in writing. You are able to write scientifically and medically correct documents that fit the target audience. You are able to extract the essence of medical data and translate those to well-written reports and documents. You are flexible and able to adapt your writing style to the target medium, from regulatory documentation to medical reports and scientific publications. You take initiative, enjoy working in a team and inspire others with your enthusiasm. You pay attention to detail and self-reflect on the quality of your work. You are capable of working on several projects in parallel and prioritize appropriately. Working experience in a (biotechnology) company in a similar position is an advantage.

The offer
A full time position. A set of excellent labour conditions.
A permanent position after one year of temporary contract and a positive appraisal.
Salary and benefits according to biotech industry standards.

Working at LAVA
LAVA Therapeutics offers an attractive set of labour conditions, recognizing and rewarding its talented and motivated employees. This includes the ability to work together with a group of highly experienced leaders and professionals, who all have a track-record of success in their field of business and in Life Science industry. We offer flexible working hours, a premium-free pension plan, 30 paid vacation days, opportunities for growth and development and a professional working environment, in which hard working is balanced with fun.

Our Core Values
Our company culture is built on five important Core Values: Innovation, Teamwork, Results-orientation, Flexibility and Fun. We understand that innovation is at the heart of what we do. We drive the ability to innovate and we all have a strong awareness about emerging scientific and business opportunities. We work closely as a team, have a constructive and collaborative mindset and we put the common interest of the company above our own individual interest. We have a strong orientation on results, we meet agreed goals in a timely and efficient manner and we deliver on our promises. We are flexible, adapt well to changing circumstances and work well under pressure. Finally, we all contribute to a safe, professional and enjoyable workplace in which people are treated respectfully and diversity is embraced.

How to apply
Please send your CV together with a cover letter to hr@lavatherapeutics.com referring to the (Sr.) Scientific Writer vacancy.

Your application and related information will remain strictly confidential.