Research technician Oncology

Research technician Oncology

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6 Jun 20 Jun Amsterdam

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Job description

We study the biology of cancer, specifically colorectal cancer. We aim to understand different subtypes of colorectal cancer and determine differences in cell death resistance, metabolic wiring and migratory capacity. Models used are based on primary tumor material, organoids, mouse models and cell lines.
  • You will study the sensitivity of a series of CRC model systems for compounds that regulate de novo pyrimidine synthesis;
  • You will use high end imaging technology to study the impact of distinct extracellular matrices on tumor progression and cell cycle regulation;
  • You will be involved in the study of mitochondrial metabolism during EMT.


Amsterdam UMC


  • You are a graduated research technician with at least an hbo level educational background;
  • Experience in cell biological and imaging techniques are preferred skills as is proficiency in English;
  • You're a teamplayer, because you will be part of a team and working together with PhD students and postdocs frequently;
  • You enjoy challenges in research and you're not afraid to tackle novel techniques or approaches;
  • Flexibility with regard to working hours and preserverance is required to enjoy this position.

Conditions of employment

  • A flying start to your career in scientific research.
  • Plenty of room for personal development with a wide range of training & development of academic skills.
  • Working on large-scale and own research, with motivated colleagues.
  • A contract for a year with the prospect of extension for the duration of the project.
  • Salary scale 8b: € 3.401 to € 4.816 gross per month (based on a fulltime workweek), depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Additional benefits including an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday pay. Calculate your net salary here.
  • Your pension is accrued at BeFrank. A modern, understandeble en fair pension
  • Excellent accessibility with public transportation and reimbursement of a large portion of your travel expenses. Additionally, we have plenty of parking spaces at the AMC location and a good bicycle scheme.


Amsterdam UMC

AMC Medical Research (AMR) is located at the AMC location. AMR supports scientific research in non-profit settings. AMR provides researchers with everything they need to excel. For example, AMR offers principal investigators (PIs) and project leaders guidance in the areas of project management, finance and human resources. Legal support is also provided for medical-scientific research projects. Watch the video below for more information.

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The Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM) is a laboratory within Amsterdam UMC (location AMC) fully devoted to interdisciplinary fundamental and clinical research, existing of 2 main topics: Infectious disease and Oncology with a total of around 150 researches like doctors, PhD students , Research technicians etc.

Important to note is that the Oncology part of the department will be shifting to Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc in January 2025.


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Health
  • 32—36 hours per week
  • €3401—€4816 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 11916



Meibergdreef 9, 1105AZ, Amsterdam

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