Amsterdam UMC

Full professor/ Chairman | Department Human Genetics

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We are looking for a Chairman (and full professor) for the Department of Human Genetics at Amsterdam UMC (locations AMC and VUmc).

The position
Amsterdam UMC is looking for a (clinical) geneticist with a doctorate who will lead the Human Genetics Department in all its aspects; who is a team player and provides leadership together with the Executive Board and the management team of the department; who is a link between the components of the department at both locations of Amsterdam UMC; who gives direction to the clinical diagnostics and the developments within the profession; who contributes in a stimulating way and helps give direction to education and training; who ensures national and international recognition of the department as a genetic expertise center; who has strong skills in scientific research and helps further develop existing lines of research and can take new directions in scientific research.

Your profile 

For this position, we are looking for an inspired (clinical) geneticist with broad subject matter knowledge. You are a connecting leader with proven leadership and management qualities. You have an affinity with patient care, education and training, as well as (pre)clinical and translational research.

Your work environment 

The Department of Human Genetics of Amsterdam UMC is currently housed at location AMC and at location VUmc, with outpatient and laboratory diagnostic functions at both locations; and various research groups at both locations. In the future, laboratory diagnostics will be concentrated in one laboratory at the VUmc site, outpatient activities will be concentrated at the AMC site, and research will continue to be conducted at both sites, consistent with the site profiles.

The Department of Human Genetics is a leader in each of the subfields of Clinical Genetics; has an excellent research program related to the various subfields of Clinical Genetics and cooperates intensively with many parts of Amsterdam UMC that overlap with Clinical Genetics, such as Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology, Oncology and Neurology.

We offer
Salary scale H,H/A: 12,145 to 15,117 euros gross for full-time employment (depending on education and experience).

- A one-year contract with the prospect of a permanent contract.

- In addition to a good basic salary, you will receive, among other things, 8.3% year-end bonus and 8% vacation allowance. Calculate your net salary here.

- Free and unlimited access to our online learning environment GoodHabitz.

- Would you rather travel by bike? Then we have a good bicycle scheme.

- An active staff association and the Young Amsterdam UMC association, both of which organize fun (sports) activities and events.

We offer you ample opportunity for development, deepening and broadening, additional training and a place to grow! Working at Amsterdam UMC means working in an inspiring and professional environment where development, in all respects, is encouraged.

Interest in this position?

Applications will be submitted to the appointed Appointment Advisory Committee; this committee will also select candidates who will be invited for an interview.

For substantive information or to request more information about the profile for the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Marc van de Vijver | Chairman Division 9 (Laboratory Specialties), via telephone: 020 5664100 or e-mail:

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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Full professor/ Chairman | Department Human Genetics
De Boelelaan Amsterdam, Nederland
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