Laboratory Technician (20 hours per week)

Laboratory Technician (20 hours per week)

Published Deadline Location
15 Jun 29 Jul Enschede

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Job description

You maintain all lab equipment that samples can be analyzed according to protocol. You keep yourself up to date in the technical specifications of analytical systems present in the lab. You can assist students in making an experimental set-up perform their research activities within arbo and safety regulations. You have to conform to the quality and health and safety guidelines and have to communicate any equipment issues to the Head of Laboratory. Other tasks will be:

  • Maintenance of analytical equipment on instruction/after dialog with the super-user
  • Keeping up to date with the current (analytical) equipment
  • Management of certain lab and field equipment (become super-user)
  • Assisting in setting up experimental set-ups
  • Managing the tools and consumables to facilitate the super-users, staff and students in lab
  • Support in ITC wide lab related projects


University of Twente (UT)


  • You hold a HBO/MBO
  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Accuracy
  • You have excellent analytical skills
  • Good communication skills in English and Dutch
  • You are creative and good in sharing/storing knowledge
  • Quality oriented
  • Ability to learn
  • Safety orientation
  • Work efficiently
  • Knowledge of Excel/Word and analytical software programs
  • Teaching experience

Information and application

For more information you can contact dr. C. Lievens (e-mail: You are also invited to visit our homepage.

Please submit your application before July 30, 2018 (choose “apply now” below). Your application has to include (i) a motivation letter and (ii) a detailed CV.

Job interviews are scheduled for the week of 6 August 2018.

Conditions of employment

We offer an inspiring and challenging international environment. You will be employed for a period of 2 years. Prolongation of the contract after this period is a possibility.

  • Gross monthly salary between € 2465.- and € 3292.- fulltime, depending on experience and qualifications (job profile Research Technician V-profile, level 2).
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%
  • Excellent support for research and facilities for professional and personal development.
  • A solid pension scheme
  • Possibilities to save up holidays for sabbatical leave
  • Minimum of 41 holiday days in case of full-time employment


The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente provides international postgraduate education, research and project services in the field of geo-information science and earth observation using remote sensing and GIS. The aim of ITC's activities is the international exchange of knowledge, focusing on capacity building and institutional development in developing countries and emerging economies.


  • Technical, Laboratory positions
  • max. 20 hours per week, temporary
  • €2465—€3292 per month
  • Higher Professional Education
  • 981348


University of Twente (UT)

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Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB, Enschede

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