Postdoc position: Scientist Single Cell Genomics facility (Full-Time)

The Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology invites applications from skilled and organized Postdoctoral researcher or an independent, experienced technician in the field of next generation sequencing. “Scientist Single Cell Genomics facility“.

The Princess Máxima Center Single Cell Genomics Facility is dedicated to making single-cell mRNA sequencing technology available to study pediatric tumors. The facility is established in the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, the Dutch national hospital for childhood cancer. This institute has the ambition to cure every child with cancer while providing optimal quality of life. By closely integrating scientific research and clinical care, the Máxima provides a unique opportunity for carrying out high impact translational research.

The facility is part of the Holstege group offering a collaborative, international culture of scientific excellence. It aims to advance pediatric oncology through collaborative, technology-driven biomedical research. They work closely together with researchers and physicians interested in understanding cancer biology and immunology at the single-cell level in the context of hemato-oncology, solid tumors, and neuro-oncology.

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Duration: 1 year, with a possible extension for 3 years

The successful candidates will perform the following task:

  • Development and implementation of new single-cell genomics assays and protocols
  • Handle sample collection and next-generation single-cell sequencing library preparations (transcriptome, genome, epigenome, surface some)
  • Perform Illumina sequencing runs (MiniSeq, NovaSeq 6000)
  • scientific publications
  • Troubleshooting of technical problems in sample preparation and sequencing workflows
  • Provide introduction, training, and assistance to new users of the facility.
  • Contribution to the day-to-day lab management and Support data collection and evaluation, including the use of LIMS for sample and metadata tracking

Salary (commensurate with prior performance and experience) plus highly competitive incentives.

Job Requirements

Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • PhD degree in biomedical sciences, molecular/cellular biology, or highly experienced technician in the field of next-generation sequencing
  • Technical and working knowledge of multiple genomic technologies
  • Data analysis skills
  • A high degree of independence, attention to detail, ability to multitask, organizational skills
  • Proven communication and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Motivation to work in cutting-edge biomedical and translational cancer research
  • Friendly, collaborative, and proactive mindset
Application Process

Interested applicants should send their motivation letter and CV to the link below

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Application Deadline: December 20, 2020

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