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Publication date:

Feb 7th 2023

Assistant or Associate Professor Proteomics & Tumor Immunology (0.8 – 1.0 FTE)

Within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, we are looking for a new faculty member to join our Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics group. Our research programme is part of the renowned Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS).

Your focus in this position will be on proteomics with applications in tumor immunology and cancer. As a mass spectrometry expert, you will pursue opportunities for proteomics research in areas related to antigen presentation, tumor micro-environments, secretomics, single cell and spatial proteomics, and systems and quantitative biology. In addition, you are skilled in analytical and computational method development and desire to further contributions in these areas.

You will strengthen the excellent international scientific profile of UIPS and its central mission of studying molecular mechanisms of disease. You will establish collaborations within UIPS, the Faculty of Science , the UMCU, the Princess Maxima Centre, the Hubrecht Institute, and with other national and international institutes, in particular in connection to the ONCODE-PACT programme.

You will participate in the organization and management activities related to UIPS research and education programs and strengthen the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics group. You are enthusiastic to lead teaching activities at both BSc and MSc level and supervise research projects of Postdoctoral Researchers, PhD candidates and MSc students.

We are open to applicants at both junior and more matured level of their career stages. In addition to the experience you bring, it is essential that you make a positive contribution to our research group with your passion for research and teaching.


We would like you to meet the following criteria:

  • A PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related field.
  • You have an internationally acknowledged research line with a strong publication and funding record.
  • You are an active player in international scientific communities.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Supportive to create a collaborative, sustainable and inclusive work environment.


  • an appointment starting with a fixed term contract. Following a positive evaluation after 18 months, this will be converted in a permanent contract;
  • A full-time gross salary – depending on previous qualifications and experience – ranging from €3.974 to €6.181 in scale 11 or 12 (Assistant Professor) or €5.506 to €7.362 in scale 13 or 14 (Associate Professor). If you are appointed as Junior Assistant Professor, scale 10 applies.
  • 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • A pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions
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    based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.

In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has several valuable additional arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we encourage you to grow.

For more information and to apply: CLICK HERE


Additional information

If you have any questions that you’d like us to answer, please contact: 

  • Corine Heuzer (PA of Prof. Heck),
    via or +31 30 253 5871
  • Deadline for application, March 15th 2023