Research Technician Anatomy & Embryology

Research Technician Anatomy & Embryology

Published Deadline Location
16 Sep 4 Oct Leiden
Are you the self-motivating, communicative team player we’re looking for? The Department of Anatomy & Embryology is looking for a research technician to contribute to research on stem cell biology and genome editing technologies.

Job description

We seek a research technician to support a dynamic and international research team. Our research focuses on developing novel gene editing technologies and advanced 3D stem cell-based model systems to gain insight in the pathogenesis of genetic muscle disorders and develop new therapeutic approaches to treat these disorders. You will participate in this research, but also assist the lab manager with the logistic and administrative organization of the lab.


Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)


You have experience with standard molecular and cell culturing techniques. Experience with culture and differentiation of murine and human embryonic stem cells is an advantage. You will work in an international and academic environment, so strong verbal and written English skills are required. Good communication and organization skills being a team player are necessary to be part of our collaborative team of researchers in this project.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: min. 1 jaar.

Je werkt in een dienstverband van 36 uur per week. Ben je een nieuwe medewerker, dan krijg je in eerste instantie een aanstelling voor één jaar, met uitzicht op een verlenging. Het salaris is afhankelijk van je opleiding en ervaring, en bedraagt maximaal € 3.280,- bruto per maand bij een fulltime dienstverband (schaal 7, CAO UMC).


Anatomy & Embryology department

The Anatomy & Embryology department of the LUMC houses a wide range of research projects with very different expertise. The department's research is both fundamental and preclinical, with emphasis on stem cell and developmental biology research and its application in the development of new cell and gene therapies. In addition, research is conducted into human anatomy and education is provided.

Additional information

References can be requested as part of the procedure.

You will be appointed for a year, with a possible extension.

Contact details

Contact: Niels Geijsen, professor Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine



  • Research, development, innovation; Patient care: other; Technical and laboratory
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • max. €3280 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • D.20.MH.CV.25


Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

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Albinusdreef 2, 2333ZA, Leiden

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Application procedure

Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 4 Oct 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).