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(Senior) Technician Cell culture / molecular biology

For a young company working on cutting edge molecular technologies we are looking for an experienced (Sr) Technician with a background in Cell culture / Molecular biology.

Job description

Our client is a growing biotechnology company that focuses on the development of medicines against incurable diseases. The company has a strong research focus, with more than 80% of employees working in or around the laboratories. For a collaborative project aimed at targeting stress-response pathways in oncology we are looking for an experienced (Sr) Technician, long term possibilities an follow up projects are anticipated.


  • Managing lab facilities and tech transfer of developed SOP's;

  • Design, Planning and (hands-on) performing of cell culture experiments in collaboration with a project manager and technician;

  • Project coordination of internal workflow and externally with with academic collaborations and CRO services;

  • Study coordination of biological experiments and compound chemistry (external);


  • Bsc or MSc degree with biomedical, biochemical, or biotechnological orientation;

  • Experience in maintaining cell cultures and performing cell culture experiments (i.e. cell growth/cell death assays).

  • Knowledge of other techniques like RNA (PCR), Protein (blotting and flow cytometry), histology and microscopy is a bonus.

  • Eager to learn, self-motivated and a true team player motivated to work in a multifunctional and international context.

  • Structured and highly organized person, able to independently perform experiments in a result-oriented manner and with a pro-active attitude.

  • Fluent in English or Dutch, both is preferred;

  • Valid Dutch work permit is a must;


  • Contract: Initially 7 months via Oxford Global Resources, realistic long term perspective;

  • Salary indication: from €2400 - €3800 gross monthly based on education / experience;

  • Holidays: 25;

  • Working hours: 40 hours per week (part-time can be discussed);

  • Location: Leiden.

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