Research Technician DNA Vaccines

Research Technician DNA Vaccines

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5 Feb 25 Feb Leiden

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You are a research technician and interested in immunology and the development of DNA vaccines for immunotherapy of cancer. Is this you? Then please read on!

Job description

We are looking for a research technician who will optimize and potentiate DNA vaccines in mouse models. You will focus on the design of our DNA vaccine, for example by the inclusion of immune stimulatory genes. You will also develop and test a humanized version of this optimized vaccine to be used in a clinical trial following this project. To this end, you will use a broad range of technologies: cellular immunological assays, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, ELISA and pre-clinical tumor models.

In short:

  • You are a graduated research technician
  • You have an interest in the development of DNA vaccines
  • You are qualified to work with mouse models
  • You are able to use a broad range of technologies in research



Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)


You are a highly driven, enthusiastic and motivated candidate who has obtained a degree as research technician. In addition, you are experienced in the in vitro and in vivo technologies required for this project, and are in possession of a valid certificate for animal experimentation. Furthermore, you have excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of tumor immunology is a plus. Do you meet this profile description? Then do not hesitate to apply.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

Je werkt in een dienstverband van 36 uur per week Het salaris is afhankelijk van je opleiding en ervaring en bedraagt maximaal € 3.099,- bruto per maand bij een fulltime dienstverband (schaal 7, CAO UMC).



At the Leiden University Medical Center, we continuously work on improving patient care. We invest in groundbreaking, international research and work with the latest equipment. Together with our team of doctors, medical specialists, teachers, academic researchers and supporting staff, we aim for the best quality in health care, education and international research. And we need you to realize our goals!


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • max. €3099 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • D.19.VC.MP.06


Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

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