Technician Molecular Biology

The department of Regeneration of Sensorimotor systems in the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience in Amsterdam is seeking a technician to support the research line “Gene therapy”.
3 years


The research group Regeneration of Sensorimotor systems is seeking a technician to support the research line “Gene therapy”. In this project you will participate in the development, production and quality control of adeno-associated viral vectors that will be used for experimental gene therapy studies.

The position involves a fulltime temporary appointment for 3 year. Starting date: immediately


You have experience with molecular biological techniques, including plasmid cloning, cell culture, plasmid transfections and PCR. Experience with the production of adeno-associated viral vectors and working with laboratory animals would be an asset.


The project is part of a collaboration between the department of Regeneration of Sensorimotor Systems in the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience and the department of Molecular and Cellular Hemostasis in Sanquin Research in Amsterdam


Depending on education and relevant work experience, the gross monthly salary based on full-time employment varies between € 2.329,- and € 3.144,- gross per month (salary scale 7, fulltime 38 hours), in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU), excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. There are excellent fringe benefits.

We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity in society in terms of, among other things, age, sex, sexual orientation and cultural background. We would appreciate receiving letters from candidates who might widen the diversity of our team. Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send an application letter, CV, and the names and addresses of two referees to:

Fred de Winter
The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Telephone: +31-20-5665500