Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

Technician Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics

Leiden University Medical Center

Leiden, Netherlands

The position
We are looking for an enthusiastic technician to join the team of the Metabolomics Group in the Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics. If you enjoy using the latest analytical techniques, as well as data analysis in an innovative academic environment, this might be the position for you!

You will focus on lipid analysis (lipidomics). Your work involves sample preparation, sample analysis as well as data analysis and data reporting. Approximately 50% of the work focuses on operating established analytical platforms within the group. The other half of your work is aimed at the development of novel analytical techniques as well as the supervision of internship students.

The profile
You have finished a BSc or MSc in chemistry or analytical chemistry. Ideally you have some experience in mass spectrometry based on metabolomics and/or lipidomics. A good English level is mandatory in order to communicate with international collaboration partners and interact with international PhD students within the group. And finally, you have an interest in data analysis and reporting.

The offer
You will be employed on the basis of a 24-32 hour workweek. Appointment is for a minimum of one year, possibly to be extended to up to three years. The salary will depend on your qualifications and experience, with a maximum of € 2,892 gross per month based on a full time position (scale 6 of the Collective Labor Agreement for University Hospitals).

Working at LUMC
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.

The Metabolomics Group is actively participating in fundamental as well as clinical research within and outside the LUMC. The group performs cutting edge chemical analysis using modern analytical techniques, such as mass spectrometry, chromatography and NMR analysis.

More information
A detailed description of this position can be found on www.lumc.nl (select ’Working at the LUMC’ ). If you have any questions or would like more information about this position, please contact Martin Giera, associate professor, Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics, telephone +31(0)71 526 68 87.

References can be requested as part of the procedure.

How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form by April 5th, 2020 at the latest. You can also apply through the website www.lumc.nl/vacatures.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.