You can apply in response to a vacancy that we post, or directly by sending your research plan and CV to the Director of Research.
The NKI offers an exciting research environment that motivates people to do impactful research. NKI finances the salary costs for the group leaders and those of one additional position per group leader. Each group leader also receives a budget for research consumables, travel and publications. Junior group leaders receive additional support to help them get started on their research. (Senior) group leaders receive a competitive welcome package.
We aim to recruit one junior group leader per year. We usually open a vacancy at the end of the year, and advertise every vacancy on our website and via other channels for at least 2 months. If you are interested in joining our staff, please contact the Director of Research to inquire about upcoming vacancies.
A junior group leader is appointed for a period of 5 years, at the end of which an evaluation takes place to decide on a potential permanent position. A junior group leader will receive a competitive salary and welcome package, allowing him/her to build an independent research group.