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MRC Holland has been paving the way to copy number confidence for over a decade. As the inventors and manufacturers of MLPA®digitalMLPA™ and a Melt Assay for newborn screening, we supply the world with simple solutions to genetic inquiries.

As a successful, growing biotechnology company located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we offer a young, dynamic, and multi-national working environment. If you are passionate about providing the world with simple and affordable solutions to detect genetic aberrations, and enjoy a vibrant, family-friendly work environment: come join our team!

Read what our employees have to say about MRC Holland.

(Junior) Product Developer – Oncogenetics OR Cytogenetics (Full-Time)

As a (junior) product developer – oncogenetics you already have some experience or strong affinity for cancer genetics and for understanding of the cancer genome to identify driver alterations and to associate those genetic events with a diagnostic, clinical or therapeutic value. You are involved in designing and testing of (digital)MLPA products, so that they meet our quality standards. In addition, you are involved in developing and testing new data analysis strategies for tumour analysis with (digital)MLPA. 

As a (junior) product developer – cytogenetics you already have some experience or strong affinity for cytogenetics and epigenetics. You are involved in designing and testing of (digital)MLPA products, so that they meet our quality standards.

MRC Holland offers a young and dynamic working environment with good connections to labs worldwide. An opportunity to play a role in products that make a difference in a patient's life.


  • Translating knowledge in oncogenetics / molecular genetics into products for diagnostic and research use.
  • Designing and validating new and improved (digital)MLPA products for tumour or cytogenetic applications and research in collaboration with external research labs and institutes.
  • Performing (digital)MLPA quality tests and data analysis.
  • Contributing to company-related processes, such as quality assurance.
  • Using techniques such as PCR, MLPA, probe design.


  • MSc (or PhD) degree in Biology, Biomedical Sciences, or other relevant discipline.
  • Affinity with oncogenetics / (epi)genetics and working in a commercial setting according to QMS protocols.
  • Fluency in English in both writing and speaking. Knowledge of Dutch is preferred.
  • Good computer skills (MS Office applications).
  • Characteristics: Analytical, creative, accurate and organised. Able to work independently as well as part of the team.

What do we have to offer?

MRC Holland is a medium size and flexible organization, with colleagues from different cultural backgrounds where working independently and professionalism are important values.

We have excellent working conditions. At MRC Holland, besides 28 vacation days a year, we are closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. We have an excellent pension plan, a comprehensive travel allowance and a collective health insurance with a partial reimbursement from MRC Holland. Finally, we offer a reimbursement of (max.) € 25 a month for your sports subscription, and you can participate in weekly in-house yoga class or Dutch lessons. 


Please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae (in English) to, specifying also which department (Oncogenetics or Cytogenetics) you are interested in. The same email address can be used for any questions.

Only applicants who are currently residing in the Netherlands and possess a valid working permit will be considered.

For more information on our company and products, see


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