Find out more about working at the Netherlands Cancer Institute
Throughout the year we have vacancies for group leaders,
postdoctoral fellows, Ph.D. students and technicians. Also, for
masters students and student technicians we offer rotation
projects. Below we have listed the current vacancies. If you are
interested in a position at our institute, please contact one of
our group leaders.
We offer a stimulating and interactive research environment, state
of the art facilities, a competitive salary (including
possibilities for additional tax-reduction for non-Dutch employees)
and housing facilities in the vicinity of the Institute.
Researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have no teaching
On the Education page you can see
which vacancies are currently available for Ph.D. students and
On this page you
can find more information about Working or Applying to work at the
The NKI has approximately 55 group leaders. Each group leader
has his/her own research program. At the NKI we have junior group
leaders (assistant professors) and (senior) group leaders
(associate or full professors). Some group leaders hold a chair at
one of the Dutch universities. In principle we recruit one new
(junior) group leader each year.
The NKI has opened a call for two positions: one for a
group leader in a research topic that synergizes with the
ongoing research at the NKI and another one with a focus on
immunology/inflammation. More information can be found
The NKI will open a new call for applicants for group leaders at
the end of 2020; the exact date will be communicated later.
The NKI has a sizeable postdoc community of approximately one
hundred and fifty scientists. The atmosphere is very international,
with fifty percent of postdocs originating from around thirty
different countries, in addition to the Dutch contingent. To
support this diverse community, an active postdoc committee,
postdocs@NKI, was started in 2011.
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