Postdoctoral Scientist | Molecular Biology

Functional studies of the cohesis complex and its deregulation in cancer.


Your challenge
The cohesion team, led by Job de Lange, studies multiple aspects of chromosome biology. In particular, we focus on how deregulation of the protein complex cohesin in cancer may provide handles for clinical exploitation. In the context of a Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) research project, you will be joining our ongoing research, including the construction of suitable human cell line models and performing genetic and proteomic screens, as well as functional follow-up studies (support by a lab technician will be provided).


Your profile
We are looking for an ambitious postdoc with a strong background and publication record in molecular biology. General knowledge in cancer biology and experience with CRISPR tools and proteomics are an advantage. We expect you to be highly self-motivated, creative, and be able to work in a team. You should exhibit a high degree of independence, a problem-solving attitude and have strong analytical and technical abilities in addition to excellent communication and writing skills.


We offer
Salary Scale 10: 2911 tot 4615 euro gross when employed full-time (depending on qualifications and experience).
In addition, we offer:

  • Additional benefits include an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8.0% holiday pay.
  • The opportunity to follow further training and development.
  • Pension is accrued at the ABP. VUmc contributes a large part of the premium (70%).
  • In addition to excellent accessibility by public transport, we reimburse 75% of your OV travel costs (commuting costs).

For more information about our employment conditions, please visit our website.
For Dutch citizens it is mandatory to provide a VOG (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag). Foreign citizens need to provide comparable police clearing certificates.


Amsterdam UMC

Working at Amsterdam UMC means working in an inspiring and professional environment in which developing one`s talents and skills is encouraged. We offer you ample opportunity for development, deepening and broadening, additional training and a place to grow!


Oncogenetics research section

The group is embedded in the Oncogenetics research section (headed by Rob Wolthuis), as part of the Cancer Center Amsterdam. This project will be carried out in collaboration with the proteomics lab of Connie Jimenez, which is located in the same institute.


The preferred starting date for this position is September or October 2021, but negotiable.

Information and application
Don’t hesitate to call us!
If you’re interested about this position, you can contact Dr. Job de Lange, via telephone number 020 444 8704.
If you need more information about the application procedure, contact Brend de Jong, corporate recruiter at 020-4448704; [email protected].
You can apply till 11 July 2021 by using the apply button.
Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.

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