Scientific Research Technician (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Scientific Research Technician (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

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15 May 27 May Utrecht

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Job description

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has a job opening for the position of Scientific Research Technician. If you like working in a multidisciplinary team like ours and enjoy multitasking, then this is the job for you. 

Your tasks
As a Scientific Research Technician you are responsible for providing technical support to our research team by performing a variety of tasks in support of research.
Your daily work consists of supporting the team in hands-on practices such as cell and tissue culture, biochemistry, molecular biology, tissue processing, and histology. Sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing results as part of our scientific team will be your daily activities. Furthermore, you will assist in processing of primary animal and human tissues and occasionally contribute to activities that relate to experimental animal studies.


Utrecht University


As our new Scientific Research Technician you:
  • Have a BSc degree in Applied Sciences or a MSc in the field of Life Sciences (e.g., biomedical sciences, regenerative medicine, biology of disease);
  • Have at least 2-3 years working experience as research technician;
  • Have experience with cell and tissue culture, biochemical assays (e.g. ELISAs, qPCR), and histological techniques (immunohistochemistry and biochemical stainings).
  • Are practical, organized and precise, and feel responsible for your work;
  • Like to support and facilitate hands-on in various projects and supervise students in basic lab activities;
  • Like to explore and learn new methods;
  • Do not mind working with cadaveric tissues;

For this position experience with confocal microscopy and/or flow cytometry and with techniques often used in musculoskeletal research are an advantage.

Conditions of employment

We offer a temporary position (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) for one year in an international working environment. After positive evaluation, this can be turned into a permanent position. The gross salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges between €2,471 and €3,764 (scale 7/8 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year.

In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, professional development, (partly paid) parental leave, sports and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). For more information, please visit working at Utrecht University.


Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability. You can watch the Utrecht University Campus Tour to find out more about us.

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has a unique position in the Netherlands. Not only is this the only institution where veterinarians are trained, researchers are also working together on innovative scientific research. Furthermore the faculty delivers expert clinical care at the University Animal Hospital. Thanks to this position, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is a point of contact for all veterinary matters, both nationally and increasingly internationally. The faculty employs approximately 900 veterinarians, scientists and support staff and counts 1,500 students. It is is located at the Utrecht Science Park, near the historical city centre of Utrecht.


  • Technical and laboratory
  • 28—40 hours per week
  • €2471—€3764 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 1209818



Yalelaan 108, 3584 CM, Utrecht

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