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R&D lab manager Magnetic Detection and Imaging group

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TNW Faculty (Faculty of Science & Technology)

The Faculty of Science & Technology (Technische Natuurwetenschappen, TNW) engages some 700 staff members and 2000 students in education and research on the cutting edge of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology. Our fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally and is strengthened by the many young researchers working on innovative projects with as doctoral candidates and post-docs. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

As an employer, the TNW Faculty offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With our Faculty, you will be part of a leading tech university that is changing our world for the better. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial climate, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example, with our flexible, customisable conditions.   



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R&D lab manager Magnetic Detection and Imaging group

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The TechMed Centre is a leading Innovation Hub impacting healthcare through excellent research, innovation, and educational programs. It is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, ranging from research labs, preclinical testbeds, and simulated hospital environments. TechMed is particularly active in imaging and diagnostics, biorobotics, medical physiology, innovative bioengineering technologies (such as 3D bioprinting techniques and bioartifical pancreas devices), and assessing the effectiveness of personalized health technologies.

Within the faculty of Science and Technology (S&T), the department of Magnetic in Detection & Imaging (MD&I) is centered around two lines: handheld magnetic instruments for clinical applications and clinical MRI. In addition to the general-purpose facilities, MD&I also houses two laboratories: a wet lab and an electromagnetic lab.


The challenge

At MD&I, we are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic lab manager with relevant experience to support day-to-day operations, including project support in collaboration with (graduate)students, postdocs, and permanent staff. The main tasks include:

  • Practical hands-on assistance: support researchers in daily experimental work and reporting;
  • Manager MD&I lab: keeping lab operational (availability of equipment/materials);
  • Provide minor IT support for MD&I and act as point-of-contact for IT issues;
  • Safety manager MD&I lab: risk analysis and handling chemicals.



  • Relevant technical BSc education
  • Understanding of management systems and affinity with ISO and/or GxP
  • Well-organized, precise, and reliable
  • Highly motivated, proactive, accurate, and committed team player
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and affinity with computers in general
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English (C1)



We offer

We offer an excellent and stimulating work environment with attractive campus facilities. The University provides a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in which internationalization is an important part of the strategic agenda.

You will be offered a full-time employment contract for one year with the intention of a permanent position, which will be evaluated after one year. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO) and include:

  • A starting salary from € 2.920 to € 4.012,- gross per month (salary scale 9 of the CAO), based on relevant work experience;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • A minimum of 29 leave days in case of full-time employment;
  • Professional and personal development programs;
  • A solid pension scheme.

Information and application

Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button, and include:

  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • A cover letter


You are welcome to contact Lejla Alic (l.alic@utwente.nl) for any questions you might have.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our University. We encourage applications from all sections of society.

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Job location

Nederland, Enschede, Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB


Drienerlolaan 5 7522 NB Enschede

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

2. Higher education (HBO)

Scientific area