Postdoc Position in Biochemistry
Utrecht University

Postdoc position in Biochemistry (1.0 FTE)

Job description

The Cellular Protein Chemistry (CPC) section is seeking applications. Post-docs, PhD students, and Technicians in our laboratory work independently, but in teams on projects in the field of molecular cell biology and biochemistry. This project is in collaboration with international academic partners, a pharmaceutical company and a patient organization. You will work on folding and transport of (mutant) CFTR protein in mammalian cells and in cell-free assays. Using structure-inspired biochemical assays you will explore oligonucleotides and nanobodies as candidate therapeutics for cystic fibrosis.


  • a PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular cell biology or a related field;
  • a strong scientific drive and affinity with our research;
  • the ability to work independently and in a team;
  • a good command of the English language.


  • a position for three years;
  • a full-time gross salary ranging from €2,790 to €4,402 in scale 10;
  • benefits including 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) Dutch Universities.

In addition to the employment conditions laid down in the CLA for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. For example, there are agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment yourself via the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we like to encourage you to continue to grow.

More information about working at the Faculty of Science can be found here.

About the organization

CPC is part of the Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research, which is part of the Faculty of Science and the Science for Life programme of Utrecht University. On campus you will find a University Medical Centre and several companies and research institutes.

Additional information

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Ineke Braakman at

Do you have a question about the application procedure? Please send an email to


If you are interested in this position, then simply respond via the “Apply now” button!
Please enclose:

  • your concise letter of motivation;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least two references.

Selection of candidates and interviews will start three weeks after the publication of this advert.

We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. If this specific opportunity is not for you, but you know someone who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.

Please note: Due to the current situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the process of selection and interviews is subject to change. Initial interviews will most likely be conducted online.

Some connections are fundamental - Be one of them

The application deadline is

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Bioloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions