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Senior Research Technician Cardiology

Job Senior Research Technician Cardiology

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Job number : B.17.EK.EL.104
Closing date: 21 December 2017

Senior Research Technician Cardiology m/f, Leiden

The position
Have you lost your heart to mammalian cell lines? As Research Technician of the Leiden Regenerative Medicine Platform (LRMP), you will be involved in the generation, banking and characterization of new human and rodent cell lines using our recently developed conditional immortalization technology. Your daily activities will consist of cell isolation, culture, purification/sorting and aliquoting/cryopreservation, molecular cloning and analysis (immunocytology, RT-qPCR, Southern blotting, [inverse] PCR, [COBRA] FISH) and (lenti)viral vector production.

Company profile

The LUMC is a center for medical innovation that aims to improve patient care through leading international research. So as to also provide our patients with a safe and friendly environment, we need doctors, medical care specialists, support staff and academic researchers.

You will be hosted, on behalf of the LRMP, in LUMC’s Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology (LEC), which has been recently renewed. At the LEC 2 principal investigators, 3 postdoctoral fellows, 6 PhD students and 3 technicians are performing frontline cardiovascular research and possesses ample of experience in mammalian cell line development.

Profile Senior Research Technician Cardiology

  • several years work experience
  • higher vocational education in Laboratory Technology, Biology, Biomedicine or Biotechnology
  • special interest in and feeling for working with mammalian cells
  • efficient, precise and reliable
  • good at keeping detailed records of your experimental work
  • highly proficient in spoken and written English


You will be employed on the basis of a 36-hour week. Appointment will initially be for 1 year, but may be extended. Your salary will depend on your qualifications and experience, with a maximum of € 3,391 gross per month based on a 36-hour week (scale 8, CAO UMC).


More information
A detailed job description can be found at / vacancies. You may also contact Dr Antoine A.F. de Vries, Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, telephone +31 (0)6 45947777, e-mail The application procedure will involve one or two job interviews, a taster day and/or assessment, and, possibly, reference checks.

How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form before 21 December 2017. You may also apply through the website




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