Research Technician in (Molecular) Microbiology (1,0 FTE; 4 years) at the Department of Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention (MMI)

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: today

Please note: this is an internal vacancy. You can only apply for this job if you are already employed by this employer.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 48 months.

Temporary employment for 4 years.

Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive gross salary between €2.471 and €3.336 (scale 7) for a full-time working week of 38 hours.
An 8% holiday and an 8.3% year-end allowance is also provided. In addition to good primary employment conditions, UM also offers an attractive package of secondary employment conditions.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website  > About UM > Working at UM .

Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.
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The Department of Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases (bacteriology, virology, serology, parasitology and mycology) and infection prevention, contributes in education and conducts scientific research.
The department has a strong reseaerch focus on the study of antimicrobial resistance, molecular typing and the human microbiome using both traditional culture-based approaches as well as advanced molecular analysis, including next-generation sequencing. Our research group, embedded within the research Schools NUTRIM and CAPHRI, has strong links with clinical departments (e.g. general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology and pulmonology) within the Maastricht UMC+ as well as the Municipal Health Service (GGD) and many (inter)national collaborations with academic and industrial partners within the context of multiple (inter)national consortia, including the Top Institute Food and Nutrition (TIFN), NWO-Carbohydrate Competence Center, Joint Programme Initiatives HDHL Intestinal Microbiomics and the Interreg i-4-1health project.

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