Technician (Research): Biocatalysis, Uni. of Amsterdam 727 views

Technician (Research)  in Biocatalysis is required by Faculty of Science, Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences.

About the Project:

  • Carry out routine and custom research in biochemistry and molecular biology
  • perform tasks related to molecular biology (i.e. generation of gene libraries, site-directed mutagenesis, gene cloning, etc)
  • perform tasks related to biochemistry (i.e. optimization of cell cultures, protein expression and purification, biochemical characterization of recombinant enzymes)
  • in collaboration with other group members, develop new methods for the generation and the screening of libraries of enzyme variants
  • in collaboration with the other group members, develop analytical methods and assays for the screening of enzyme libraries
  • exhibit the highest degree of reliability and accuracy to assure quality and reproducibility of results;
  • perform daily management and organization of the laboratory
  • instruct (in collaboration with the supervisor) PhD and under- graduate students to the good practice in laboratory work and maintenance of a safe working environment;
  • travel to workshops, collaborators and other universities in the Netherlands may be occasionally required;
  • keep updated with the latest relevant literature related to the own research project;
  • in collaboration with supervisor and senior team members, contact suppliers and ordering consumables and instrument parts when required

Technician (Research) Requirements:

  • Relevant degree in chemistry or life sciences background with a special focus on biochemistry.
  • Any track record detailing your experience will be carefully considered in the selection process and previous experience in the field of industrial (white) biotechnology and / or enzymology is an advantage.

Job Application

  • Applications for the position at the University of Amsterdam may only be submitted by sending your application to
  • To process your application immediately, please quote vacancy number 16-192 and the position you are applying for in the subject-line.
  • Applications must include a CV, a list of publications (if applicable), a motivation letter, and the names and contact details of two academic referees.
  • All these should be grouped in one PDF attachment.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Amsterdam
Fellowship Level Technician
Country Netherlands
Subject areas Biotechnology, Chemistry, Life Science, Biochemistry
Fellowship amount €2,651 to €3,642/month
Eligibility Read Above
Deadline 1 July 2016

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