Technician at GenomeScan


GenomeScan provides innovative DNA analyses for patient diagnostics and genetic laboratory research. Our diagnostic tests may detect the genetic cause(s) behind disease, and can help tailor the treatment to individual patients.

We provide a complete portfolio of cutting-edge Next Generation Sequencing techniques to analyze hereditary traits in all organisms, including Exome sequencing, Inherited Disease Panel Sequencing, DNA Sequencing, Transcriptomics, Methylation - Epigenetics and Bio Informatics.

We are an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited company since 2011, this is an international standard for laboratory excellence.

Job description

Responsible for laboratory-based tasks, executing experiments which include sample handling, recording and analyzing results whilst adhering to relevant procedures and health and safety guidelines, all according to company quality standards.

Reports to

The Technician reports to the Lab Manager/ Lab Coordinator.


  • Prepare and execute experiments incl. documentation to produce reliable and accurate data

  • Prepare reagents, work with and handle samples

  • Participate in and execute general laboratory tasks

  • Analyze experiments and prepare data reports under the supervision of the Project Manager

  • Ensure the lab is well stocked and resourced

  • Develop, write and keep up to date Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and related documents in cooperation with Project Manager

  • Keeping up to date with technical developments

  • Take care of all related administrative tasks where necessary


  • Bachelor Degree in life science or molecular biology and preferably 2 years of working experience

  • Good knowledge of two service platforms and a fair knowledge of a third platform such as Gene Expression, DNA sequencing or Next Gen Sequencing

  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English, both in word and writing


  • Accurate and quality-aware

  • Analytical

  • Flexible

  • Team player

  • Proactive

  • Capable to work under pressure

Application procedure

Are you the Technician we are looking for?

Please send your resume and motivation to Vivienne Heemskerk, HR Manager If you have questions, please call +31 (0)71 – 568 10 50.

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