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We are looking for a highly motivated and talented early career researcher holding a Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in biology. Excellent command of spoken and written English, communication skills as well as team spirit are essential. We are offering a competitive, interdisciplinary environment with a track record of intense mutual collaboration. In addition to the individual training-through-research our programme includes further elements such as workshops, summer schools, internships and secondments to the partners’ laboratories.

This position is sponsored by DRUGtrain (www.drugtrain.eu). This is a Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network, funded by the European Commission.

The following eligibility rules apply for participation in a Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network:

Applicants must be in the first 4 years after obtaining their Master´s degree and must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the host country (The Netherlands) for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. In addition, local regulations of the host countries may apply. The salary is based on standard living, mobility and family allowances which are adapted to the respective country of recruitment.

Goal of this role:

Your work will support the

execution of experiments for commercial projects. Your main duty is to undertake lab activities for customer and internal projects under the direction of project leader(s). Interest in PKD  or kidney disease in general is desirable, but not essential.

This role reports to the Department Head  and to Project Leader(s) on daily operations.

General lab duties will be carried out under the direction of the Lab Manager

Main duties:

-Execute experiments for commercial and internal projects under the direction of the project leader

-Plan  and  execute  assigned  laboratory  tasks;  cell  culture,  seeding  384  well plates, exposing culture plates

fixing culture plates

-Use brightfield  microscope  to  capture  384  well  plates  for  analysis,  and  plate  reader  for additional read out such as cAMP and ATPlite assays

-Fill up experimental QC forms

-Carry out tasks accurately and following instructions and standard protocols

-Record precisely performed activities

-Contribute with

ideas for developing or improving experiments or research questions

-Conduct desk research

-Prepare and store samples and reagents

-Help to keep equipment and labs in a clean and workable condition

To be successful at this role you should have the following skills:

-Good time management and organizational skills

-Working precisely and clean

with attention to details

-Problem solving

-Flexibility and multitasking

-Excellent communication and teamwork skill

-Good record

keeping, math and basic computing skills


To apply for this position, please fill out our application form: https://airtable.com/shrdohHBgNQs8IWol
The closing date for this application is 28 June 2021.

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