Scientific Researcher – Biotechnology

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Job description

The researcher contributes the development of
new knowledge through research and knowledge transfer within the
context of the project.
Investigates on a multi-disciplinary scientific level
Contributes the teaching tasks of the department
Publishes the results in scientific journals


University Graduate
MSc in Protein
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Imaging,
Pharmacology, Mouse and Rat Physiology and Pharmacology
Knowledge of the specialty
Knowledge of techniques of scientific research
Experience in scientific research and scientific publications
Skilful in congress-presentations

Additional information about the job:
The study of mitochondria in health and disease is one of the main
research topics of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. The
Centre offers an outstanding research environment. Applications are
invited from individuals of the highest caliber with Ph.D. degree. A
strong background in cell biology, molecular biology or pharmacology is
required. The projects advertised here are highly integrated with other
research projects of the NCMD, and aim at bringing together several
disciplines to attack a single biological problem – mitochondrial
disease. Project 1: Validation, quantification and counteracting of ROS
and lipid peroxidation in living cells (supervisors Smeitink, Koopman,
Willems)Project 2: Counteracting ROS pathology and lipid peroxidation
in rodents (supervisors Smeitink, Koopman, Willems)


University Medical Centre Nijmegen Department of Pediatrics-NCMD, (CUKZ)

The NCMD is a multi-disciplinary diagnostic and
research facility of the University Medical Center Nijmegen initiated
by the Department of Metabolic Diseases of the University Children’s
Hospital Nijmegen. Patient care is at the heart, and research is at the
foundation of the NCMD at the Department of Pediatrics. This Center
unifies the three essential elements of medical progress, diagnosis,
treatment and research. The physicians and scientists of the NCMD are
all working toward a common goal: to understand and develop more
effective treatments for mitochondrial and metabolic disease. This is
accomplished through a unified program of patient care, basic science,
and clinical research.

Conditions of employment

Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: 4 years
Maximum hours per week: 36

Additional conditions of employment:
Salary level 10: maximal € 3559 gross per month
For the duration of the project

Additional Information

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

Mr. prof. dr. J.A.M. Smeitink, pediatrist
Telephone number: +31 24 361 94 70
Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links.

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You can apply for this job before 05-01-2007 by sending your application to:

UMC St Radboud
833 CUKZ
A. Klein Gunnewiek, HRM counselor
P.O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
The Netherlands
E-mail address:

2007-01-05 00:00:00.0

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number AT 07097.
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