Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      September 03,2021
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    Research technician

    The role

    The successful candidate will work on projects aimed at developing innovative gene therapy protocols for the control of HIV infection. The candidates will support the team in molecular and cellular biology, viral vector production and maintenance of cell cultures. The work includes cloning, PCR, DNA sequencing, Western/Northem blots, ELISAs, luciferase assays, human cell culture, Flow cytometry, etc. The work will – after internal training – involve HIV infection experiments in the ML3 Biosafety laboratory.

    You are

    We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate with affinity for Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases, who is in possession of at least an HLO-diploma. Experience in molecular biology and cell culture is required and experience with Flow Cytometry, viral vector production and viral transduction would be appreciated. We are seeking a candidate who is a flexible team player, but who can also work independently, with good communication skills in English and who feels comfortable in a dynamic and international environment. We are looking for a high energy multi-tasker, creative and good at problem-solving and with an organized mind. The successful candidate will carefully document the results, report on the experiments in a concise manner and contribute to the optimization of protocols.

    We offer

    • 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 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.

    About the project

    Your workspace

    The research group is part of the Laboratory of Experimental Virology at the Medical Microbiology department of the AMC. The mission of the department is to be a world leader in the field of medical microbiology and infection prevention to combat the increasing infectious disease problems in a continuously changing environment. All laboratory work will be supervised by Dr. Elena Herrera Carrillo.

    The culture is open and collaboration generally low key. Moreover, we strive for equal opportunities for everyone. This means that there is room for everyone’s culture, origin, ideas and creativity.

    Application procedure

    Do you have any questions? For more information, please contact Dr. Elena Herrera Carrillo; e.herreracarrillo@amc.uva.nl.

    If you are interested in this job and you meet the requirements in the job profile, we encourage you to apply by sending a brief letter of introduction including motivation for this position, as well as your CV and the names and contact information of two academic references.

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

     
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