Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

Published Deadline Location
1 Aug 31 Aug Enschede

Job description

Laboratory technician for the High Pressure Laboratory at the University of Twente.

The High Pressure Lab is a unique facility where laboratory-scale and pilot-scale set-ups are built and operated, for experimental studies in the area of biomass conversion, plastic recycling, CO2 capture and conversion, separation technologies and more.

The expected tasks in this position include the construction, modification and maintenance of laboratory set-ups, as well as collaborating in the design of new ones. It is also expected that the candidate will be able to collaborate in running experimental programs.


University of Twente (UT)


For this position we are searching for an ambitious candidate with a MBO or HBO degree in Chemical/Mechanical engineering, preferably with experience in building and maintaining laboratory set-ups, and able to communicate in English.

Conditions of employment

This is a position for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension with another 2 years. The salary indication is € 2.471 to max. € 3.336,- per month, depending on your knowledge and experience. The offer further involves: a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%, a solid pension scheme, a minimum of 29 holidays, and numerous professional and personal development programmes.


The Sustainable Process Technology (SPT) group is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, TNW, at University of Twente. We develop experimental and modelling research in the areas of biomass conversion, affinity separations, plastic recycling, water and CO2 capture and conversion. We combine our expertise in different disciplines (process design, chemistry, catalysis, modelling, engineering) to contribute to the development of sustainable chemical processes.

Additional information

Your reaction should include an application/motivation letter, emphasizing your specific interest and motivation, and a detailed CV. An interview will be part of the selection procedure.

For more information about the position, you are encouraged to contact M. Pilar Ruiz (

Please apply via the button below.


  • Technical and laboratory
  • 38—40 hours per week
  • €2471—€3336 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level
  • 664


University of Twente (UT)

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Drienerlolaan 5, 7522NB, Enschede

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Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).