Postdoc: Antigen Interactions, Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI)

Postdoc in Netherlands

Postdoc: Antigen Interactions: Join the dynamic research group of Rik Lindeboom at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) as a Postdoctoral Researcher. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to develop methods for testing interactions between thousands of antigens and T cell receptors (TCRs) as part of a newly funded project. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research in understanding the interaction between tumor cells and the immune system.

Postdoc in the Lindeboom Lab to Study TCR : Antigen Interactions

DesignationResearch AreaLocation
Postdoctoral ResearcherBiochemistry, Immunology, Molecular BiologyNetherlands Cancer Institute (NKI)


  • PhD in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, or related field.
  • Strong background in molecular cloning and wet-lab experience.
  • Affinity for biochemistry, immunology, and molecular biology.
  • Previous experience in protein engineering, data analysis, and T cell biology is advantageous.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Job Description:

  • Develop a method to test interactions between antigens and TCRs using a genetic library to produce barcoded recombinant MHC class I molecules.
  • Study antigen recognition by T cells and their TCRs using single-cell sequencing.
  • Collaborate with team members, supervise students, present scientific results, and contribute to grant writing and publications.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should visit our website at NKI Research Groups – Rik Lindeboom for further information or contact Rik Lindeboom at To apply, submit your CV, a motivation letter, and contact details for references using the ‘Interested’ or ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of the page.

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is selected, but no later than May 8, 2024.

Closing Date: May 9, 2024


  • Gross salary per month: €4.324 to €4.842 (FWG 55 scale), depending on experience.
  • Collective Labor Agreement for Hospitals benefits including fixed end-of-year bonus (8.33%) and holiday pay (8.33%).
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per km and free parking at NKI.
  • Stimulating arrangements for cyclists and/or discount on public transport.


  • Hours per week: 36
  • Salary level: FWG 55



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