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When it comes to life-threatening diseases, we are one family.

Kiadis is leveraging the natural strengths of human immune systems to source the best cells to produce innovative therapies for life-threatening diseases. We are focused on NK cell research & development to maximize the potential of NK cell therapeutics. Kiadis is a leader in creating cutting-edge science in the exciting and emerging fields of cell therapy and immuno-oncology. 


In support of developing our innovative NK cell therapies, we are looking for a Research Technician/Research Associate based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. All levels of Research Technicians will be considered, commensurate with skills, training level and experience.


The role

As a Research Technician, you are an important member of our integral research team. You’ll work form our state-of-the-art laboratory in Amsterdam and help to conduct immunological laboratory research studies. Focused to further fuel innovation in our current pipeline and to assist us reaching our goal: helping patients in need. Day to day you will:

  • Be responsible for executing laboratory experiments for development of NK cell therapeutics.
  • Document experiments, analyze results and produce research reports.
  • Work collaboratively with the Scientists and VP of Discovery to conduct research directed at developing new therapeutics.
  • When required, interact with other members of the Research Team.


The ideal candidate

We are looking for capable Research Technicians who have experience in mammalian cell culture methods, genomic analysis, DNA molecular biology methods and flow cytometry methods. As you are not only spending your time around NK-cells but also around people, we are looking for someone that likes to work in a team. You are honest and open, and believe clear communication helps in the process to develop great research. You also possess the following requirements:

  • Advanced degree (BSc or MSc) in cell biology, immunology, biochemistry or related field.
  • The technician will have a 2-5 years of laboratory research experience. Experience is desirable in cell culture, flow cytometry, biochemical assays, gel electrophoresis, and basic life science research.
  • Experience in general life science research method, ideally in T- or NK-cell biology is preferred, or related.
  • Some experience in working with other technicians and scientists as part of an integral research team.
  • Fluency in English, other languages are a plus.

What we offer

People from all over the world, together as one team, contribute to improving the lives of patients every day. We offer an exciting position in an innovative, dynamic and inspiring environment where you'll receive a competitive remuneration package, autonomy and the opportunity to make your own mark within the organization.

We create an environment where ideas are shared, experiences are impactful, and talent is developed. Because of our inclusive and family-like environment, you will always have the feeling of belonging & appreciation.


Kiadis Pharma is an equal opportunity employer. We understand that diversity of thought, culture and background will help us do the best for our patients. We prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.


Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Talent Acquisition Department. We kindly request that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Talent Acquisition Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation.