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PCR Laboratory Technician COVID-19

For a large diagnostic laboratory in the Utrecht region, we are looking for lab technicians for Covid-19 diagnostics, who will perform PCR test work.

Job description

In this role as Molecular Diagnostic Analyst Covid-19 you are responsible for performing molecular tests for corona diagnostics. Together with a team of laboratory professionals, you will be responsible for a large flow of incoming samples, and performing PCR testing on these samples.
This is an extremely suitable opportunity for recent graduates, to gain hands on experience in a large lab.
In this position you will work alternating daytime, evenings, and possibly soon in night shifts.


  • You will perform analyses for the diagnosis of Covid-19;
  • You will work with sample preprocessing, DNA / RNA extractions etc.;
  • You will perform PCR analyses independently and quickly;
  • You will report your results to your supervisor;
  • You will work under a strict quality system.


  • You have a finished MLO, BSc or MSc in a laboratory environment OR;
  • You have no laboratory related degree but already have experience with corona diagnostics, pipetting and PCR;
  • (Internship) experience with PCR and molecular biology is a plus, not a must;
  • You are able to maintain an overview in a busy environment;
  • You are reliable and able to work neatly and accurately according to regulations;
  • Flexible and available to work in day-, evening- and night shifts.

Terms of employment

  • Contract: temporary via Oxford Global Resources;
  • Duration: 3 months, possibly longer;
  • Details: working in 2 and 3 shifts;
  • Hours: 32 - 40 hours;
  • Salary: 2100 - 2800 euro gross/month;
  • Location: region Utrecht.

Vacancy number: 18916