Research Technician

Leuven VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology

25 Sep 2018


VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology

Anna Sablina Lab

Technical Support


About the Lab

Our group is focused on understanding the cooperative interactions that conspire to promote tumorigenic transformation. To discover drivers of cancer development and progression, we are creating in vitro and in vivo models of cell transformation that mimic alterations found in cancer patients. These models provide a useful platform to delineate pathways involved in cancer development and to discover new anti-cancer therapeutic approaches.

Job description

We are looking for a research technician to join our team and participate in cutting-edge cancer research projects. This position provides an excellent opportunity to combine technical/scientific and administrative responsibilities. It is suited for a dedicated individual who seeks experience running a laboratory and spending time at the bench. This is a key position in the laboratory as the individual will have the primary responsibility for ensuring that the lab operates in an efficient and organized manner. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work independently as well as assist lab members with the design and planning of protocols and conducting molecular, cloning, and cell biology experiments. Planning and troubleshooting of experiments as well as excellent data management are expected.


  • a degree in Biomedical or Biological Sciences (Professional Bachelor/Engineer) or equivalent experience; recent graduates are welcome!
  • Felasa B certificate to work with animals is a plus;
  • a positive attitude, good communication skills, and enthusiasm to be a part of the international team;
  • fluency in written and spoken English and Dutch is required.

We offer

A competitive salary and benefits. Opportunity for extended contract and promotions will be based on candidate performance.

A stimulating research environment with access to the newest and state-of-the-art infrastructure and technologies. Cutting-edge research projects funded by the European Research Council (ERC).

Starting date: as soon as possible.

How to apply?

Motivated candidates are asked to apply online. 

Interested candidates should send full curriculum vitae including certificates.