Coordinator animal-free innovations


BPRC has various animal models for serious debilitating diseases. Our challenge is to develop laboratory animal-free models for these conditions. BPRC has ample experience in the field of 3Rs (refinement, reduction and replacement). In order to strengthen knowledge and development in the field of animal-free methods within the BPRC, we are looking for a

Coordinator animal-free innovations

Do you see it as a challenge to spot new possibilities for animal-free methods, to set up interdisciplinary connections and to develop new scientific studies in this field, within our institute which has a lot of knowledge on research with primates? If the answer is yes, you may be the person we are looking for.

As a coordinator you further expand opportunities for already existing laboratory animal-free innovations, and look for new animal-free techniques of importance for the research that is done within BPRC. You’ll report directly to our director. You’ll be a member of our council, which coordinates organizational policies with our managing board and all department heads. You provide scientific direction and ensure a fruitful collaboration and cross-fertilization with all other research departments.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate with proven scientific and managerial skills who can independently shape and propagate developments in the field of animal-free innovations within and outside the institute. He/she is used to linking knowledge to novel developments in society and science

What we have to offer

An independent and versatile job that offers room for innovation and development, with a diverse group of colleagues. Secretarial and research support is facilitated if needed. BPRC is a unique knowledge institute in the Netherlands and we are naturally open to initiatives that support your development and that of our work when it comes to animal-free techniques.

Do you want to apply?

Are you interested in this position? Then we would like to receive your application with an extensive motivation and a CV. You can send your application to: [email protected]

More information:

For more information about this position, please contact the Human Resources department on 015 2842 533.

Your features
  • Demonstrated affinity and experience with management of professionals
  • Good communication skills, an inspiration to employees; a connector
  • Flexible and driven
Your experience
  • Doctorate in a relevant field within biomedical science
  • Owns a network in the field of animal-free innovations
  • Knowledge of animal testing, the public debate and experience with the development of new methods to replace animal testing is recommended
  • Profound track record in scientific research as well as experience in fundraising
  • Good oral and written skills in English and preferably Dutch
Available at

Alternatieves and animal-free techniques,
32-40 hours a week to be agreed