Vivo Technician Amsterdam UMC 13-05-2024

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In vivo Technician - Cardiac Gene Therapy

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled technician to join our dynamic research group focused on advancing cardiac gene therapy. This offers a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of large animal experiments and molecular biology, translating research from bench to bedside.

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  • Hours: 36 uur per week
  • Location: Locatie AMC
  • Contract type: fixed-term
  • Salary: € 3.401 - € 4.816
  • React until: 22 May 2024

About your role

  • Conduct and oversee large animal experiments, with a specific emphasis on cardiac gene therapy interventions;
  • Perform molecular biology techniques, including DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, qPCR, Western blotting, and gene expression analysis;
  • Collaborate closely with researchers to design and execute experiments, troubleshoot technical issues, and analyze data;
  • Maintain accurate and detailed experimental records in compliance with research protocols and regulatory standards;
  • Contribute to the development and optimization of experimental protocols and methodologies;
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field of cardiac gene therapy and molecular biology.

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About you

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., veterinary medicine, biology, biochemistry, molecular biology);
  • Proven experience in conducting (large) animal experiments, preferably in the context of cardiovascular research (article 9 or 13f.2);
  • Strong proficiency in molecular biology techniques and laboratory skills;
  • Familiarity with relevant equipment and instrumentation;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team;
  • Effective communication skills, also in English, written and verbal;
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe and compliant laboratory environment.

Our offer

  • One-year contract with the prospect of a permanent contract.
  • Classification in salary scale 8b: € 3.401 tot € 4.816 Gross for full-time employment (depending on education and experience).
  • In addition to a good basic salary, we offer 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance. Calculate your net salary here .
  • Free and unlimited access to our online learning environment GoodHabitz.
  • Pension accrual with the ABP, of which we pay 70% of the premium.
  • A (partial) reimbursement of your public transport expenses. Do you prefer to come by bike? Then we have a good bicycle scheme.
  • An active staff association and Jong Amsterdam UMC association, both of which organize fun (sports) activities and events.

This research is carried out within the Boink research group , part of the department of Medical Biology . We are an active and enthusiastic research group of around 10 people, basic researchers, biologists, clinicians, technicians, PhD students and students. We have active collaborations with various partners within the Netherlands and on an international level. Substantial parts of the work described, especially the large animal studies, will take place on the Utrecht Science Park, in collaboration with the UMC Utrecht.

For more information, see: Boink research group and PacingCure .

Amsterdam UMC has an open culture. This means that we hope that everyone feels welcome in our organization and that we strive to offer equal opportunities to everyone. We therefore cordially invite all interested parties to respond to this vacancy. Check out our approach to diversity and inclusion .

What to expect

A job in our beautiful capital city

Working for the favorite employer in healthcare (intermediary 2021)

All colleagues have the same goal: contributing to tomorrow's care

There is room for development, deepening and broadening of your knowledge

An active staff association that organizes fun activities and arranges discounts on products and services for you

Amsterdam UMC innovates continuously, which requires a flexible attitude from everyone

Two large locations, good for your pedometer!

You have more than 19.000 colleagues, not all of whom you will get to know personally

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their relevant experience, a current resume, and contact information for two professional references.

If you have any questions about this position, please feel free to contact Klaus Neef , via .

For more information about the application procedure, please contact Chey Edwards , Recruitment Advisor, via or via 5 .

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Indicatie salaris (min – max]3401 – 4816
Aantal uren (min – max)36 – 36
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Type contractVast
LocatieAmsterdam, Noord-Holland,Nederland
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