Program manager Regenerative Medicine

Program manager Regenerative Medicine

Published Deadline Location
10 May 31 May Eindhoven

Job description

Do you enjoy working in academia and supporting researchers? Would you like to work in the field of Regenerative Medicine and are you excellent in organization and communication? Then you are the person we are looking for! We offer a challenging job in a dynamic and very ambitious research consortium, where good project management is key to let our national program flourish and our researchers stand out.

Job Description

About the position
To enforce our multidisciplinary team in the collaborating institutes, we are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Program Manager who will support our researchers and leverage the MDR organization.
In this position as Program Manager Regenerative Medicine you are responsible for:

•  Supporting and strengthening the research organization and the consortium in the Netherlands and abroad;
•  Drafting project documentation (business plan, vision documents, progress reports, etc.);
•  Communicating and coordinating activities with internal and external stakeholders;
•  Organizing scientific and educational events and other activities with the aim of talent development;
•  Developing the outreach and public relations strategy of the consortium, including maintenance of the MDR website;
•  Supporting the MDR management with the portfolio of research projects within the consortium;
•  Contributing to the funding strategy of the consortium.

About MDR
The Research Center for Materials-Driven Regeneration (MDR) is a partnership between Eindhoven University of Technology, Maastricht University and Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, and the Hubrecht Institute. This consortium was brought together to advance tissue and organ regeneration with the use of instructive biomaterials. The MDR Research Center was awarded a 18.8 M€ grant in May 2017 by the ministry of education, culture and science of The Netherlands within the framework of the Gravitation program.
With this 10-year research program the interdisciplinary MDR consortium aims to progress the development and use of new, intelligent materials that stimulate the regeneration of damaged or diseased tissues and organs in the human body. The research program hinges on three research flagships, which concentrate at regeneration at the cellular level, the tissue level, and the level op organ functions. To strengthen our research center, we are looking forward to meeting highly motivated and talented candidates that like to contribute to this interesting, yet complex multidisciplinary area of Materials-Driven Regeneration.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


An academic degree, preferably at PhD level, in the area of Regenerative Medicine;

•  Track record in managing research projects in a multidisciplinary research area;
•  Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Dutch and English language;
•  Very organization-sensitive and flexible attitude;
•  Result-driven, proactive and decisive attitude, enthusiastic team player;
•  Able to further develop and maintain external networks, including public relations.

If you are concerned that you don't meet all the requirements sufficiently, but the job does excite you, then be sure to respond, we would love to look at your profile.

Conditions of employment

An exciting position within an international yet personal consortium. You will be positioned at the Eindhoven University of Technology, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities here. We also offer you:
  • A monthly salary of minimum € 3.413,- to maximum € 4.670,- for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 10 collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities);
  • It is a temporary appointment for four years. You will start on a one-year appointment, which will be extended on good performance;
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%;
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical;
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits;
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance;
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching;
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet;
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.

Here you can discover even more information about our conditions of employment. Build on your career at TU/e!

Additional information

About TU/e

TU/e is a leading international university that educates engineers of the future and pushes the boundaries of science and technology for a better world. An international community of close to 7,000 employees and 13,000 students work and study on the vibrant and inspiring campus.

About MDR

The Materials-Driven Regeneration Center is a national research consortium with experts in the field of regenerative medicine. More information can be found on their website: MDR is partnership between the University of Utrecht (, University Medical Center Utrecht (, the Hubrecht Institute (, the MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine in Maastricht ( and the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems and the Biomedical Engineering department in Eindhoven (,

More information

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to have more information about the position, please contact the hiring manager: Carlijn Bouten, c.v.c.bouten[at]

For questions about the application process or the conditions of employment, please contact Sascha Sanchez, HR advisor, s.j.m.g.sanchez.van.oort[at] or +31 40 247 7310.                  

Are you inspired and would like to know more about working at TU/e? Please visit our career page.


If you are interested, please use the 'apply' button to send us your CV and letter of application with your motivation and a description of your qualifications.

Screening of candidates begins as soon as applications are received and continues until the position is filled. Where applicable, internal candidates will be given priority over external candidates where they are equally suitable.

We look forward to receiving your application!


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • V50.6617


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Learn more about this employer


De Rondom 70, 5612 AP, Eindhoven

View on Google Maps

Interesting for you


Apply for this job

Apply for this job

This application process is managed by the employer (Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)). Please contact the employer for questions regarding your application.

Thank you for applying

Please contact the employer for questions regarding your application.

Tip: save this job as favorite in your AcademicTransfer account. This gives you an immediate overview and makes it easy to find the job later on. No account yet? Create it now and take advantage of other useful functionalities too!

Application procedure

Application procedure

Make sure to apply no later than 31 May 2023 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).