Research Technician (1.0 FTE)
- Hours per week:
- 36 to 40
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
- Departement Clinical Sciences
- Application deadline:
As a research technician you will work closely together with one of our PhD students on the establishment and analysis of hepatocyte organoid cultures. Your daily work will include (3D) cell culture, biochemistry, molecular biology, tissue engineering, and bioreactor technology. Experience in organoid culture and whole organ engineering is preferred for a quick imbedding of the research technician. You will assist our group members during their projects and help with education activities such as workshops.
We are looking for a research technician with a degree in biotechnology, laboratory sciences, biomedical sciences or similar; who has experience in cell culture and is able to support the members of the team including students, PhD students and postdocs during their projects.
- a position (1.0 FTE) for 1 year, with possibility to extend to 2 years;
- a full-time gross salary between €.3.072,- and €4.103,- Depeding on experience. in scale 8 of the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (CAO);
- 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
- a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.
In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, sports and cultural schemes and you get discounts on software and other IT products. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we encourage you to grow.
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About the organisation
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Sharing science, shaping tomorrow.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has a unique position in the Netherlands. Not only is this the only institution where veterinarians are trained, researchers are also working together on innovative scientific research. Furthermore the faculty delivers expert clinical care at the University Animal Hospital. Thanks to this position, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is a point of contact for all veterinary matters, both nationally and increasingly internationally. The faculty employs approximately 900 veterinarians, scientists and support staff and counts 1,500 students. It is is located at the Utrecht Science Park, near the historical city centre of Utrecht.
At the Department of Clinical Sciences, you will work alongside approximately 150 veterinarians and a similar number of support staff. Approximately two-thirds of the veterinarians are specialists in various disciplines; the remaining one-third consists of interns, residents and PhD candidates. Together we are responsible for the education of veterinary students, provision of clinical services to horses and companion animals, and both clinical and more fundamental research in the areas of regenerative medicine, locomotion, genetics and reproduction.
For more information about this position, please contact Kerstin Schneeberger (Assistant Professor) at K.Schneeberger@uu.nl.
As Utrecht University, we want to be a home for everyone. We value staff with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and identities, including cultural, religious or ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. We strive to create a safe and inclusive environment in which everyone can flourish and contribute.
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae, including a letter of motivation via the 'apply' button.
The application deadline is 15 December 2023.