Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

Published Deadline Location
4 Jan 15 Feb Utrecht

Job description

Our Molecular Cardiology lablocated within the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht is looking for motivated and passionate applicants for the position of in vivo technician to model and investigate different types of heart disease. The technician will be part of a translational research team investigating molecular mechanisms that are relevant for disease progression. As such we perform studies on both surgical and genetic models of heart disease. The candidate will be asked to support, handle and analyse our in vivo experiments in mice. The experiments involve a wide range of techniques, including genotyping, animal handling, surgical procedures, functional measurements and data processing. The technician will additionally help us to ensure we adhere to all regulatory requirements.

The applicant will be part of a vibrant, international, motivated and collaborative team having access to the highly interactive and cross-disciplinary research environmentof the Hubrecht Institute with great collaborative opportunities with the Department of Cardiology at the UMC Utrecht.

Specifications

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Requirements

  • You should have a strong background in animal handling, maintaining an animal colony, and organizing and overseeing large in vivo studies.
  • Work experience with micro-surgeries.
  • Preferably work experience with cardia research.
  • Independent, strong social skills and the ability to work in a team.
  • Affinity with molecular biology is a pre.
  • Good in spoken and written English.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge on bioinformatics is viewed as a plus
  • You are self-motivated and a creative thinker

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

Terms of employment
Depending on education and experience the minimum salary is € 2.471,- and the maximum salary is € 3.336,- gross per month for a full-time appointment (scale 7 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.

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).

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.

We will not respond to any supplier enquiries based on this job advertisement.

Additional information

For question or information please contact Prof. Dr. Eva de Rooij, via e.vanrooij@hubrecht.eu .

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation
  • Natural sciences
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €2471—€3336 per month
  • Higher professional education +
  • 1358

Employer

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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Location

Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT, Utrecht

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Application procedure

We will start looking at the applications that have been received before the closing date. This may mean that we will close the vacancy earlier if there are already enough suitable candidates.

Make sure to apply no later than 15 Feb 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).