NGS junior lab technician

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Last update: 1 April 2022 | Location: Amsterdam | Education: BSc or MSc | Language: English

Macrogen Europe BV is a leading provider of genome sequencing services for academic and clinical research, as well as the life sciences industry. We provide flexible, fast sequencing of DNA and RNA with comprehensive, reliable data. Our services are available across Europe and Africa and include Sanger sequencing and a wide range of next generation sequencing services.

Our main office is located in Amsterdam and we are part of Macrogen's global network, which has offices and sequencing facilities in South Korea, the US, Japan, Spain and Singapore – and is working closely with over 18,000 researchers in 153 countries. You can visit our website ( to find out more about our company.

For the dynamic, rapidly developing European market, we are looking for a talented and motivated junior lab technician for next generation sequencing to be based in our Amsterdam labs.


  • Sample receipt and registration in the laboratory information management system (LIMS)
  • DNA/RNA extraction, qualification (gel electrophoresis/Bioanalyzer/Tapestation) and quantification
  • Working closely with the rest of the team to carry out experimental procedures
  • Drafting and updating SOPs and ISO documents
  • Preparing solutions and reagents according to SOPs and LIMS
  • Maintaining stocks, lab instruments and resources to support laboratory activities
  • Other responsibilities, as required, to fulfill the streamlined operation of the laboratory


  • Bachelor or master in life science (molecular biology, biotechnology or other relevant field) is a must
  • Lab experience is required
  • Hands-on NGS laboratory skills such as library preparation and sequencing preferred
  • Experience in LIMS is advantage
  • Able to perform well in under pressure and quickly adopt new experimental protocols
  • Result oriented and an excellent team player with high-level prioritization skills
  • Experience working in a multi-national team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Candidates should reside in the Netherlands and have a valid work permit.

Please make sure to send your CV and cover letter to with the heading NGS junior lab technician. We only accept applications through email.