In Vivo Research Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

In Vivo Research Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

Published Deadline Location
3 Jun tomorrow Utrecht

Job description

Our research is focussed on the role of chromosomal instability in cancer, and is funded in part by the KWF. As a motivated technician you will manage and support in vivo experiments, and maintain our mouse colony. The work involves animal handling, and a wide range of in vivo techniques, such as ear clipping, injections, treatments, and functional measurements, such as colonoscopy. It also involves genotyping and administration, and data processing. The technician will be working as a close team together with an experienced technician, and support PhD students and/or Postdoctoral researchers.

Specifications

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Requirements

Completed training as zoological analyst/biotechnician at Dutch MBO or HBO level or equivalent, and license of certification as biotechnician (art.13f2 or former art.12 (Wet op Dierproeven)) or equivalent. The candidate must have strong organizational skills, and a background in animal handling and maintaining an animal colony. Preferably, the candidate has experience/affinity with cancer-related in vivo studies, and experience with a wide range of in vivo techniques. Experience with standard molecular techniques (such as PCR) is a pre.

As the candidate will interact and closely collaborate with several (international) group members, he or she is proficient in English, has strong social skills, and the ability to work in a team.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year with an extension after positive evaluation.

A 30,4/38 hour contract for 1 year with an extension after positive evaluation. Salary is according to "CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten" (CAO-NU), depending on experience scale 7 excluding 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% year-end bonus. We offer an extensive package of fringe benefits.

Employer

Hubrecht Institute

About the Hubrecht Institute
The Hubrecht Institute is a research institute focusing on developmental and stem cell biology. At the institute, more than 20 research groups perform fundamental and multidisciplinary research, both in healthy systems and disease models. The Hubrecht Institute is a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and is located on the Utrecht Science Park 'De Uithof'. Since 2008, the institute has been affiliated with the University Medical Center Utrecht, advancing the translation of research into clinical practice. The Hubrecht Institute has a partnership with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL).

Terms of employment
Depending on education and experience the minimum salary is [[salarisMin]] and the maximum salary is [[salarisMax]] gross per month for a full-time appointment (scale [[ufoSchaal]] cao Nederlandse Universiteiten/KNAW). This is exclusive of 8% vacation allowance, 8.3% year-end bonus, travel allowance, internet allowance, home working allowance and pension accrual with ABP.

The KNAW offers its staff an excellent package of secondary benefits. A package that meets the different needs of employees depending on their stage of life, lifestyle or career ambitions. For example, by working an extra two hours a week, it is possible to increase the number of days off from 29 to 41 days a year (with full-time employment). For a complete overview of the terms of employment, please refer to the web page: werken bij de KNAW.

Diversity & Inclusion
The KNAW considers a working environment in which everyone feels welcome and appreciated of great importance. A working environment in which attention is paid to individual quality and where development opportunities are paramount. Together we strive for an inclusive culture in which we embrace differences. We would therefore like to invite candidates who want to contribute to this through their background and experience. In the event of equal suitability, preference will be given to the candidate who thus enhances diversity within the Academy.

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Department

Our research is focussed on the role of chromosomal instability in cancer, and is funded in part by the KWF. As a motivated technician you will manage and support in vivo experiments, and maintain our mouse colony. The work involves animal handling, and a wide range of in vivo techniques, such as ear clipping, injections, treatments, and functional measurements, such as colonoscopy. It also involves genotyping and administration, and data processing. The technician will be working as a close team together with an experienced technician, and support PhD students and/or Postdoctoral researchers.

Specifications

  • Technical and laboratory
  • Natural sciences
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €2376—€3208 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 857

Employer

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT, Utrecht

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Make sure to apply no later than 4 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).