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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 30,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Research technician immune related diseases

    We seek help with:

    • Isolation of biological samples (DNA/RNA/cells) and organization of various international biosamples of patients with immune-related diseases.
    • Studies exploring the function of the innate immune system in peripheral blood cells of pediatric patients.


    You will help with the collection, isolation and organization of national and international biobanks that are setup to collect biological samples from different patient cohorts for research. Blood or immune cells from these patients will be shipped to our department where you will isolate specific cell types, DNA and RNA for research purposes.

    Samples from patients with iron deficiency at the UMC Utrecht will be processed for functional analysis by flow cytometry, and immunochemistry. You record your results in electronic laboratory notebooks in a concise manner, and in agreement with privacy regulations (AVG). You communicate with both teams and external parties. You take initiative and use your up-to-date knowledge to enhance your work and that of the team. If you feel you fit this profile, we look very much forward to meeting you! Applications can be submitted in Dutch or English by your preference.


    You will be part of two teams of motivated scientists and technicians collaborating on immune related diseases (the Boes lab and the van Loosdregt/Vastert lab). The teams are embedded in the larger Center for Translational Immunology (CTI) at the UMC Utrecht, where a variety of immunology research expertise comes together. We look for a teamplayer who shares the collaborative and goal-oriented mindset that is central to the CTI.


    As a (Jr) Technician you have:

    • a completed HLO/Bachelor’s degree or MSc degree in Life Sciences or equivalent;
    • an interest in the fields of translational immunology;
    • some experience with cell cultures, flow cytometry, biochemistry and DNA/RNA isolation and processing;
    • shown that you can work in an organized manner and precisely;
    • work in a team.

    We believe in the power of a diverse team in which there is room for different skills, expertise, and social and cultural backgrounds. We invite you to respond to this vacancy.

    The maximum salary for this position (32 hours) is € 3.280,00 gross per month based on full-time employment.

    In addition, we offer an annual benefit of 8.3%, holiday allowance, travel expenses and career opportunities. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Cao University Medical Centers (UMC).

    More information

    If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Marianne Boes, PI, phone number: +31 88 75 549 82, e‑mail adress: [email protected].

    Acquisition based on this jobopening is not appreciated.

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