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Research Technician Molecular Oncology

Apply before: 19 November 2019
Type of Employment: Fixed Term Contract
Working hours: 36 hours per week
Discipline: AMC Medical Research (AMR)
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The research group of Louis Vermeulen is looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated Research Technician with an interest in molecular oncology. Experience with in vivo animal studies (certificate Article 13f.2 or 9 Laboratory Animal Science) is desirable.

What you are going to do

You will work in a large research team (5 technicians, >15 PhD students and post-docs), where you are one of the core people responsible for the in vivo animal studies. This means that you will be involved in many different research projects within the lab. You will be involved in organizational and lab management tasks regarding the in vivo animal studies. Other tasks include cell culturing, performing drug screens and applying different molecular biology techniques, such as gene editing and genomics.

What we expect from you

  • Bachelor degree (HLO-diploma) in biomedical sciences, molecular/cellular biology, or an equivalent thereof, and a clear interest in pre-clinical cancer research.
  • Experience with in vivo animal studies (certificate Article 13f.2 or 9 Laboratory Animal Science) is desirable.
  • Experience with cell culture and molecular biological techniques is desirable.
  • Good organizational skills are important.
  • The candidate should have good communication skills, be flexible, versatile and a good team player.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English. Speaking Dutch (or a high motivation to learn Dutch) is a plus

Where you are going to work

The Vermeulen lab seeks to elucidate the origin, the evolution and the heterogeneity of colorectal cancer. We develop and utilize state-of-the-art tools and techniques to study colorectal cancer heterogeneity and stem cell dynamics, including xenograft models, 3D organoids and gene editing technologies. One key characteristic of the Vermeulen is the highly multidisciplinary composition, which allows us to approach scientific questions from many different perspectives. At the Vermeulen lab, we value collegiality, enthusiasm, dedication, respect and reliability, thereby creating an optimal environment to successfully reach our goals. To learn more about the people and the research in our lab, please visit our website at www.vermeulenlab.org.

What we offer you

We offer you ample opportunity for development, deepening and broadening, additional training and a place to grow! Working at AMR means working in an inspiring and professional environment where development is encouraged in every respect.

• The maximum gross monthly salary based on a 36-hour work week is € 3.604,- (scale 8 CAO UMC).
• The base salary does not include holiday pay (8%) and a year-end bonus (8.3%).
• We offer a contract for 12 months.
• In addition to excellent accessibility by public transport, AMC also has a sufficient number of parking spaces for employees.
• Pension is accrued at Be Frank.

For an overview of all our other terms of employment, see https://werkenbijamc.nl/arbeidsvoorwaarden-amr/

Let’s meet

If you would like to apply directly, please use the ‘apply’ button on this page.
If you would like more information, please feel free to contact Lisanne Nijman (Analist), via l.e.nijman@amsterdamumc.nl.

We look forward to meeting you!

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