PhD student Immunotherapy Development - two positions

PhD student Immunotherapy Development - two positions

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1 Feb 21 Feb Utrecht

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We are an international research group focused on the interaction of tumor cells with gdT cells. Aim of the project is to build therapeutic agents based on CAR modified T cells and/or bispecific formats utilizing classical and of gdT cells receptors.

Job description

This is a research position for a biologist who is highly motivated, skilled in team work, but also able to work independently, work flexible, brings in own ideas, and pushes the project successfully forward and has extensive experience in CAR designs and cellular therapies and/or design and engineering of bispecific immune cell engagers.

This is a research position and you deal with patient material, artificial models and animal models.


University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)


You have a M.Sc. degree in biomedical or biomolecular sciences. You have hands-on experience in at least two of the following topics cell engineering, immune cell assays, protein biology, and/or PCR/Sequencing. Techniques are partially established but some also need to be newly developed. This project includes handling with animals (mice) and patient material.

Conditions of employment

The maximum salary for this position (36 - 36 hours) is € 3.677,00 gross per month based on full-time employment.

In addition, we offer an annual benefit of 8.3%, holiday allowance, travel expenses and career opportunities. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Cao University Medical Centers (UMC).


The work will be located at the laboratory of Jürgen Kuball at the Center for Translational Immunology at the UMC Utrecht. Our group focusses on the use of gamma-delta T cells and their receptors for the immunotherapy for cancer. We offer an international environment, highly innovative and motivated team with strong collaborations worldwide.


  • PhD
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • max. €3677 per month
  • University graduate
  • 2024-4365


University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)

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