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We are Kiadis, 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, creating cutting-edge science in an exciting and emerging field of cell therapy and immune-oncology.


In support of the development of our innovative NK cell therapies, we are looking for a Research Technician based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


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 conducting laboratory research, experiments and scientific investigation for development of cell therapeutics.
  • Document experiments, analyse results, produce & prepare research reports on scientific progress.
  • Work collaboratively with the Scientists and VP of Discovery to conduct research directed at developing new therapeutics.
  • Work on cell cultures, genomic analysis, DNA molecular biology methods and flowcytometry.
  • Have the opportunity to work in state of the art laboratory, collaborate with enthusiastic scientific colleagues, develop innovative therapies that may help patients in need.


The ideal candidate

We are looking for a Research Technician who has experience in cell culture, particularly culturing primary immune cells (even better if you have experience with isolation of PBMCs). 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.
  • 2-5 years of laboratory research experience and general knowledge of life science laboratory work & techniques.
  • Experience in running bio-assays, for example T cell/NK cell cytotoxicity assays, stimulation assays;
  • Experience with flow cytometry
  • Knowledge of standard immunological techniques with a focus on measuring of cytokines ELISA/Luminex/CBA.
  • A big plus if you also have experience with molecular biology, analyzing signaling pathways.
  • Fluency in English, other languages are a plus.



What we offer

A challenging position in an innovative biotechnology company. Working in a fast-paced dynamic environment brings the opportunity to make your own mark within the organization.

You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, the opportunity for personal development and to contribute to making a huge difference for patients.


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.