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Technician Job in Mass Spectrometry at Leiden Uni, Netherlands 2022

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Technician Job in Mass Spectrometry is available for bachelor or master degree candidates in analytical chemistry at the Faculty of Science, Institute for Biology, Leiden University, Netherlands 2022

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General Info

Position: Technician
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: € 2.376,- and € 3.619,- , gross per month

Faculty of Science, Institute for Biology

Leiden University, LEI, the Netherlands


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Qualification Details

  • You have a BSc or MSc in analytical chemistry or related fields.
  • Very good theoretical knowledge of chromatography and mass spectrometry.
  • Hands-on experience with HPLC/UPLC systems, particularly with RP and HILIC columns
  • Hands-on experience with mass spectrometry instruments, especially ESI-TOF.
  • Team player and excited to collaborate with scientists within and outside the institute.
  • You are well organized and have a keen eye for details.
  • Good level of written and spoken English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Sample preparation and (partial) purification of compounds.
  • Coordinate and perform LC-MS runs, using well-established methods.
  • Help develop new methods on the LC-MS systems for new applications or projects.·    Responsibility for maintenance of the LC-MS systems.
  • Help and guide our scientists to prepare and analyze samples for LC-MS analysis as well as troubleshooting.
  • Assist in MS-related courses.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Send Email
Ref. No.: 22-226

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Department/Section/Group

The Institute for Biology

The research within the Institute of Biology Leiden (IBL) aims to work on the science base of biodiversity and health, which is reflected in our leading principle Harnessing Biodiversity for Health. We perform

innovative curiosity-driven research to answer fundamental questions, and solutions-driven research to help solving major societal challenges. The latter include protecting nature’s biodiversity, creating sustainable biotechnology and agriculture and increasing good health. Our research focuses on four Research Themes: Bioactive Molecules, Host-Microbe Interactions, Development & Disease and Evolution & Biodiversity. Located in a thriving scientific environment with our Faculty of Sciences, Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, the Leiden University Medical Centre and the Leiden Bioscience Park, IBL offers an exciting, internationally oriented and inclusive place to work and study.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

You will be employed in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten), initially for a period of 12 months. After 12 months, if you prove to be suitable for the position, there is the option and intention to employ you for an indefinite period. The salary will be a minimum of € 2.376,- and a maximum of € 3.619,- , gross per month based on full-time employment (scale 7 or 8), depending on your level of education and work experience. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU) will apply to your contract.

The employment is consistent with the collective employment agreement of Dutch universities (CAO). Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3 %), training and career development. Our individual choices model gives you some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. We can support your international spouse through our dual career programme. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More information can be found at the website.

Diversity and inclusion Diversity and inclusion are core values of Leiden University. Leiden University is committed to becoming an inclusive community which enables all students and staff to feel valued and respected and to develop their full potential. Diversity in experiences and perspectives enriches our teaching and strengthens our research. High quality teaching and research is inclusive

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Contact details

Do you have questions about this position? Please contact Somayah Elsayed, [email protected].

For more information about the recruitment process please contact Sylvia Maas, [email protected].

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