Vacancy postdoctoral position at the Spatial Omics group at Maastricht University, MERLN Institute

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 16 Oct 2022

Vacancy postdoctoral position at the Spatial Omics group at Maastricht University, MERLN Institute
Vacancy postdoctoral position at the Spatial Omics group at Maastricht University, MERLN Institute
Published Deadline Location
29 Sep 16 Oct Maastricht

Job description

The Spatial omics group for regenerative medicine, at the MERLN institute (Maastricht University) is seeking a 2 year-postdoctoral researcher. The postdoctoral researcher would be responsible for the development and application of mass spectrometry-based methods to characterize different in vitro models for regenerative medicine using proteomics and mass spectrometry imaging. One of goals of this research is to design highly reproducible bioengineered tissue constructs that can be used as quality control standards for the implementation of mass spectrometry in clinical diagnostics.

The selected candidate will be offered the ability to work closely together with existing PhD candidates and to develop her/his own mentorship skills.

  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €2960—€4670 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)



  • PhD in a related field (e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or similar)
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with mass spectrometry
  • Experience with tissue engineering and cell culture
  • Independent
  • Proactive
  • Critical thinker

Conditions of employment

The position is temporary for the duration of 2 years.

Depending on experience and qualification, the maximum gross monthly salary is
€ 4,670 (on a full-time basis) in accordance with scale 10 of the Dutch university collective bargaining agreement. An 8% holiday and an 8.3% year-end allowance is also provided.

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

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Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:
Berta Cillero Pastor (MERLN), e-mail

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