Research Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

Research Technician - Hubrecht Institute - Utrecht

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22 Feb 1 Apr Utrecht

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Job description

Our research is focused on the mechanisms that maintain the integrity of our genome, which is crucial to prevent genetic diseases such as cancer. We are very much interested in processes that promote faithful replication of our genetic material and pathways that repair damage in our DNA. To study these mechanisms, we use a powerful biochemical system based on extracts of the eggs of the Xenopus laevis frog. This system allows us to identify novel genome maintenance pathways and study their molecular mechanisms in detail. The technician will support our group in making these egg extracts but will also take active part in our research. Therefore, we look for an organized and collaborative person that enjoys working in an ambitious environment.


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


HBO research and animal technician with art. 13f.2 qualification, or equivalent. The candidate must have strong organizational and communicative skills and be proficient in English.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

Depending on education and experience the minimum salary is € 2.693 and the maximum salary is € 3.636 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.

Applying for a Certificate of Good Conduct can be part of the employment procedure.


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.


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Natural sciences
  • 36—38 hours per week
  • €2693—€3636 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 2048


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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Uppsalalaan 8, 3584CT, Utrecht

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