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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 28,2021
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    Medical-researcher DEvELOP (DEmEntia with Lewy bOdies Project)

    About the role

    As a medical researcher you will, together with a research assistant, take care of the inclusion and follow-up of patients in the DEvELOP cohort. You are responsible for data collection from the patients and data management (CASTOR database). Your research work will focus on analysing longitudinal data (MRI, EEG, Liquor).

    Your main tasks and responsibilities as a medical researcher are:

    • enrolling participants for this project
    • clinical research on the subjects
    • participate in the outpatient clinic of the Alzheimer Centre Amsterdam
    • performing MRI, EEG and liquor analyses
    • writing scientific articles leading to a PhD active participation in scientific meetings, at which one's own results will also be presented.
    • the possibility to periodically participate in services for the department of neurology


    We are looking for a medical researcher with the following expertise and experience

    • Demonstrated affinity and experience with scientific research (including experience with statistical analyses)
    • Experience with (neurological) patient care
    • Good communication skills in Dutch and English

    As a person you are independent, pro-active, communicatively strong and organisationally sensitive.

    Our offer

    • A flying start to your career in scientific research.
    • Ample room for personal development with a wide range of training and development of academic skills
    • Working on large-scale and personal research, with motivated colleagues
    • A pleasant, informal atmosphere with plenty of room for humour, music and table football!
    • A contract for 12 months that will be extended for the duration of the PhD trajectory
    • In addition to a good basic salary, you will also receive an 8.3% year-end bonus and 8% holiday allowance. Calculate your net salary here.
    • Free and unlimited access to our online learning environment GoodHabitz.
    • Pension accrual with ABP, of which we pay 70% of the premium.
    • Reimbursement of 75% of your public transport costs. Would you rather travel by bike? Then we have a good bicycle scheme.
    • An active personnel association and the Young Amsterdam UMC association, both of which organise fun (sports) activities and events.

    About the project

    DEvELOP is a longitudinal cohort study of Dementia with Lewy bodies, the second most common form of dementia in the elderly after Alzheimer's disease. DEvELOP started in March 2016 and over120 patients have been included. DEvELOp is affiliated with the Amsterdam Dementia Cohort (>6000 individuals) and the European DLB Consortium. Research questions within this study focus on heterogeneity of the clinical picture, risk profiles for progression, patient outcome measures and biomarker development.

    About the workplace

    You will do your research at the Alzheimer Centre Amsterdam, an (inter)national leading centre in the field of top clinical care and high-quality scientific research on dementia. The Alzheimercentrum Amsterdam is a stimulating workplace with more than 100 employees where an informal atmosphere goes hand in hand with ambition and attention to personal development. For more information, please visit:

    Let's meet

    The first round of interviews is scheduled for Monday, 13 December 2021. We ask you to take this into account. The second round of interviews is scheduled for Monday, 20 December 2021.

    Do you have any questions? For substantive information please contact Ghiselinde Meijs via 06 25716373 or

    For more information about the application procedure please contact Tanja Hart, Recruitment advisor, via 06-21603178 or via

    A reference check, screening and appointment examination may be part of the procedure. Read here whether this also applies to you. If you join us, we ask for a VOG (Certificate of Good Behaviour).

    Internal candidates have priority over external candidates in case of equal suitability.

    Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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