Biomedical Mass Spectrometry/ Proteomics Expert

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Biomedical Mass Spectrometry/ Proteomics Expert

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24 november 2022
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We are looking for a (senior) Scientist with ample mass spectrometry expertise, to join the OncoProteomics Laboratory and Proteomics Core Facility at the Amsterdam University Medical Center. This is a great opportunity to spearhead innovative biomedical research and patient care of tomorrow.

Wat ga je doen?

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • To perform mass spectrometry to enable state-of-the-art preclinical, translational and clinical proteomics including method development & troubleshooting activities
  • To keep LC-MS platforms operational, do systems quality control, perform and organize instrument maintenance
  • To log experiment data in our project tracking system, process and analyze data, contribute to data mining and interpretation
  • To participate in meetings with collaborators/users, providing dedicated solutions when required

Wat neem je mee?

To be considered for this position, you will possess:

  • A PhD in Biochemistry or Life Sciences related field + minimally 2 years relevant experience, ideally within a medical center setting
  • Hands-on experience with nanoLC-MS/MS-based proteomics including method development, quality control & troubleshooting
  • Strong data analysis skills & experience with proteomics analysis software (MaxQuant, Spectronaut, DIANN) and elementary bioinformatics skills in R or Python
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Experience and interest in disseminating scientific results in international, peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience and interest in transferring methodological and scientific knowledge, including teaching master students and PhD students
  • Team player with excellent communication skills in the interaction with team members, users and research collaborators
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Enthusiasm to apply proteomics in a biomedical setting

This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest academic medical centers in The Netherlands, aiming to spearhead innovative biomedical research and patient care of tomorrow. You will be rewarded with a good salary, a multi-disciplinary environment enabling team science, as well as a permanent position. If you want to apply your mass spectrometry skills to solve real-life biomedical problems and clinical needs, this is the job for you!

Wat bieden we jou?

  • A contract for the duration of 2 years.
  • Salary scale 11: € 4.080 - € 5.584 bruto with a 36 hour week (depending on qualifications and experience).
  • In addition to a good salary, we offer, among other things, 8.3% end-of-year bonus and 8% holiday allowance. Curious about what you will earn? Calculate your net salary here.
  • Free and unlimited access to the training offer of our online learning environment GoodHabitz
  • Your pension is accrued at ABP. Amsterdam UMC contributes 70% of this premium.
  • We reimburse 75% of your public transport travel costs and also offer a bicycle arrangement.

Waar ga je werken?

As (senior) scientist you will be working at the Amsterdam University Medical Center (location VUmc) in the OncoProteomics Lab of the Cancer Center Amsterdam (CCA) under supervision of Prof Connie Jimenez.

Research within the CCA OncoProteomics Lab is performed in a stimulating environment and at an international highly competitive level (oncoproteomics). You will be part of a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team of (pre-) clinical researchers.

Wat ga je onderzoeken?

We are looking for an accomplished (Senior) Scientist with ample mass spectrometry expertise, to join the OncoProteomics Laboratory at the Amsterdam University Medical Center. Our focus is on innovative proteomics and data analysis strategies to improve (early) diagnostics and treatment of disease. As Proteomics Core Facility, the laboratory provides access to mass spectrometry for biomedical and clinical researchers. Being a mass spectrometry expert, you will be applying and improving mass spectrometry-based proteomics in collaborative projects with scientists and clinicians.



The preferred starting date for this position is February 1st  2023. 

Do you have any questions? For more information about this position, you can contact Connie Jimenez via

For more information about the application procedure, you can contact Chey Edwards, corporate recruiter, via or via 06-214 87 245.

A reference check can be part of the selection procedure. In addition, applying for a VOG (Certificate of Good Conduct) is mandatory for every new employee. The application for a VOG is started from Amsterdam UMC as soon as the new employee has been appointed. Read here more about the process.

Internal candidates are given priority over external candidates in the event of equal suitability.

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Biomedical Mass Spectrometry/ Proteomics Expert

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