Careers at UMC Utrecht
Vacancy number: 2018/0964
Apply to: January 16 2019
Education: University
Employment: Temporary position
Full-time/Part-time percentage: 100%

To understand responses and severe toxicity upon immune therapy in cancer, you will use multiparameter protein expression analysis by an innovative and unique technology; mass cytometry. You will identify active signaling pathways and cell subsets in the tissue and blood, before and after treatment. This involves imaging and single cell analysis of tissues, tissue immune cells, blood immune cells, and tissue cultures. You will use bioinformatics analysis methods for high dimensional data on a single cell and/or tissue level. You will work in an interdisciplinary team, with experts in imaging mass cytometry, flow cytometry, tissue culture, signaling in cancer, immunology, and clinicians.


The Center for Molecular Medicine is a research center that focuses on understanding the molecular and cellular basis of disease. More than 160 researchers perform multidisciplinary fundamental and translational research in relation to various diseases, including cancer and genetic disorders. The aim of the CMM is to train the next generation of biomedical scientists and medical doctors by performing internationally leading, fundamental biomedical research and by offering stimulating and excellent education.


You are motivated to work in a collaborative academic research environment in the field of cancer research. You are a creative, outgoing person, eager to learn, and like to ask questions. You have affinity for translational research, and enjoy working in a team. You have recently obtained your university master’s degree in the field of biomedical sciences or related fields, and would like to implement innovative analysis technology in a multi-disciplinary team. You have experience with biomedical laboratory research. Preferred: experience with protein analysis in cells / tissue sections, (phospho-)flow analysis, imaging analysis, bioinformatics, background in immunology and/or cancer biology.

The maximum salary for this position (100%) is € 2.992,00 gross per month based on full-time employment (work week 36 hours). This job is based on a temporary position for 4 years.

In addition, we offer an annual benefit of 8.3%, holiday allowance, travel expenses, career opportunities and personal budget. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Cao University Medical Centers (UMC).


Starting date is April 1st, 2019. Both PhD and MD/PhD candidates are encouraged to apply.

More information

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Mrs.Dr. Yvonne Vercoulen, Assistant Professor via phone +31 (0)88 75 68989 or email

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