Vacature Senior Research associate Cell &Molecular sciences

Vacature Senior Research associate Cell &Molecular sciences

Omschrijving vacature

As a Senior Research Associate in the Cell and Molecular Science department, you will work with highly motivated colleagues supporting the organization with state-of-the-art molecular biology tools and capabilities.

Some of your tasks are:

- Strengthening the team with your up-to-date knowledge of, and experience in molecular biology techniques;
- You work closely together with Scientists and Research Associates in various projects within the team and ensure efficient handover of data and materials with other teams in the organization;
- You will be given the opportunity to learn about and contribute to other technological developments in the group, such as:

Library and display technologies (Mammalian (Lentivirus)/Yeast/Phage).
Single cell cloning and expression profiling using FACS sorting and microfluidics.
Epitope mapping and lead optimization using library-based technologies.


For the position of Senior Research Associate Cell & Mollecular science we are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:

- BSc or MSc in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a related discipline;
- Experience with molecular biology techniques like plasmid design, bacterial culture, primer design, RNA isolation, cDNA synthesis, PCR, cloning and mammalian expression;
- Affinity with process automation and optimization using liquid handling robotics (Tecan).
- Affinity with automated data analysis, experience with Python/R is a plus;
- Experience with FACS analysis, ELISA, protein expression and characterisation (SDS Page);
- You possess an eagerness to learn and develop yourself professionally;
- Fluency in English is required.


The culture within the company is aimed at innovation and excellence. Every employee is strongly motivated in the development of new medicines which improves patients’ lives. Your new colleagues are passionate and work with determination and respect for each other to achieve their common goal. They work in multifunctional and international teams, in which each employee is stimulated to use his/her talent to contribute to innovation and results. Unfortunately, candidates who have finished a PhD are not suitable for this position.

This is a temporary position for 9 months.
The salary offered for this position depends on your background and experience.

Do you have any questions regarding this vacancy? Please do not hesitate to contact Amber List, +31 (0)88 - 890 0832.

Are you an experienced laboratory professional and looking for the next step in your career? Balans Laboratorium mediates in a professional and thorough manner for technicians, scientists, senior scientists and managers with a laboratory or food background. If you are open to further broaden and deepen your career at a new employer, we suggest you visit our website to see how we can assist you in your search. If you want to leave us your details so we can contact you when we have an interesting position available for you, you can register via our website. Once you have registered, we will contact you within five working days to discuss your specific needs and wishes.

Samenvatting vacature

Vacature: Senior Research associate Cell &Molecular sciences
Specialisatie: Laboratorium
Werklocatie: Utrecht
Opleidingsniveau: WO
Uren per week: 40
Salaris (bruto p/m): > 3033
Referentie: 20012311
Datum: 31-01-2020
Solliciteren op deze functie is niet mogelijk. Deze vacature staat niet meer open. Inschrijven bij Balans

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