Cell culture (e.g. fibroblasts, macrophages, co-culture); High-throughput in vitro bioassay experiments (using for example immunocytochemistry or biochemistry as readouts)
A completed Bachelor (HBO) in biochemistry, pharmacy or related field; Experience with cell culture and immuno-staining; You recognize the importance of working in accordance to the agreed Quality System; You communicate fluently in English
Research technician on glaucoma drug development at the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department Ophthalmonology of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Published Deadline Location today 16 May Maastricht For an ongoing research project we are looking for research technician for the rest of this year (from 01/05/2021 to 01/01/2022). Job description The eye disorder glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. Last resort treatment is surgical intervention: glaucoma filtration surgery. The current project is part of a large, public-private funded project aimed to set a new standard of glaucoma filtration surgery. We will develop a new, innovative filtration implant and a tailor-made, sustained medication regimen. To achieve this, a consortium was founded consisting of several departments of the University Maastricht, the TU/e and a number of (international) companies. The technician will design and perform high-throughput in vitro bioassays to select new drugs for glaucoma filtration surgery. The tasks will be performed in a team of senior scientists, ophthalmologists, a Postdoc, and a PhD-student. Specifications max. 38 hours per week €2656—€3548 per month Maastricht View on Google Maps Maastricht University (UM) Requirements Responsibilities and tasks Cell culture (e.g. fibroblasts, macrophages, co-culture); High-throughput in vitro bioassay experiments (using for example immunocytochemistry or biochemistry as readouts). The profile of the ideal candidate A completed Bachelor (HBO) in biochemistry, pharmacy or related field; Experience with cell culture and immuno-staining; You recognize the importance of working in accordance to the agreed Quality System; You communicate fluently in English. Conditions of employment Fixed-term contract: 8 months. We offer a contract at Maastricht University till the end of the project. The fulltime position of 38 hours/week (4 days/week is negotiable) is temporary for the duration of 8 months. Depending on experience and qualification, the maximum gross monthly salary is € 3.548,- in accordance with scale 8 (with a full-time appointment). The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees . Employer Maastricht University Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit www.maastrichtuniversity.nl . Department Information about the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, see website: https://mhens.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl/ Additional information For additional information about the position, please contact: Dr. Theo Gorgels, email: email@example.com Dr. Jarno Wolters, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter
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