Zoological analyst/biotechnician FHML/CARIM/Central Animal Facilities (CPV)

Research / Academic


The successful candidate will join a group of technicians in a medical faculty striving to provide the best animal care and professional laboratory support, involving translational scientific research methods for researchers of the Physiology department and the Central Animal Facility.

The responsabilities include:

1. welfare monitoring, pre-, peri- and postoperative care, monitoring of anesthesia

2. assist in and performing of surgical procedures.

3. providing technical support for experiments based on in vivo animal experiments

4. teaching practical skills to researchers and students

5. laboratory procedures and accurate documentation using computer programs.


Completed training as zoological analyst/biotechnician at dutch MBO or HBO level or equivalent.

License of certification as biotechnician (art.13f2 or former art.12 (Wet op Dierproeven)) or equivalent.

Preferrably (but not necessary) experience in working with large animals and/or surgical procedures.

Due to the need to work in an cooperative environment with other specialists: excellent inter-personal communication.

Creativity and flexibility are desirable.

Interest in scientific work and analysis and dedication to the animals is required.

Willing to work in weekend and evening hours (compensation provided)

Salary Benefits:

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website



Work Hours:

36 - 40 hours per week


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