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Utrecht University Assistant Professor in Molecular and Cellular, Netherlands

If you an interest in applying advanced imaging and quantitative approaches to your research, then you must definitely take this chance and apply for the Assistant Professor in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology at Utrecht University’s Faculty or Science for the academic year 2022-2023.

The position is open to application from all interested candidates, be it international or home country students. Students who have an interest in developing an independent, innovative research programme are eligible to apply. The candidates can expect benefits like full-time tenure track position for five years, full-time gross salary of up to €5,439 per month, holiday bonus, and pension, upon being selected.

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The Utrecht University is a public research university, one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, at that, established on 26th March, 1636, ranking 1st in the Netherlands and 50th in the world. It is among Europe’s leading research universities that is recognised internationally for its high-quality, innovative approach to research and teaching.

Why study at Utrecht University? Utrecht University is a friendly and ambitious university at the heart of an ancient city. The university is renowned for its innovative interdisciplinary research and its emphasis on inspirational research and excellent education. It is equally well-known for its informal atmosphere and the can-do mentality of its people.

Application Deadline:  31st October 2022 is the last date to submit applications for this opportunity.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Utrecht University
  • Department: Department of Biology – Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Biophysics
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Award: €5,439
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in the Netherlands.

Research Assistant Fellow


  • Eligible Countries: All international students and students from Netherlands are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for the assistant professor position at the Faculty of Science’s Department of Biology – Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Biophysics at Utrecht University.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be a neuroscientist (PhD) with a strong track record in molecular and cellular neurobiology.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Students interested to apply for this position are required to complete an online application form. All applicants will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae, including a publication list
  • A research statement (max 2 pages)
  • A teaching statement (max 2 page)
  • The names and email addresses of three references
  • A copy of your PhD certificate
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must meet the entry requirements of the Faculty of Science at Utrecht University.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.5


The Utrecht University will provide the selected candidates the following benefits:

  • A full-time tenure track position for five years (1.0 FTE) that will be subject to a mid-term evaluation after approximately 2.5 years and an end-term evaluation after 4.5 years. If evaluations are positive after five years, the position becomes permanent.
  • A full-time gross salary – depending on previous qualifications and experience – ranging between €3,974 and €5,439 per month (scale 11 according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (cao)).
  • An 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • A pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment condition external link based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.

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