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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.

Technician – Oncogenetics OR Genetic Disorders (Full-Time)

Do you want to have a kickstart for your career at an informal, multicultural and flexible organization? We are looking for technicians at the beginning of their career. MRC Holland offers a young and dynamic work environment with good connections to labs worldwide. An opportunity for you to play a role in products that make a difference in a patient's life.


  • Performing laboratory work independently or as a part of a team.
  • Contributing to the development of new SALSA MLPA/digitalMLPA products and improvement of the existing products for Oncogenetics OR Genetic Disorders teams.
  • Analysing, troubleshooting and documenting MLPA results and research experiments.
  • Performing and analysing quality tests.
  • Contributing to quality assurance and to QMS protocols.
  • Contributing to the organization of the laboratory.


  • HLO level or equivalent in Lifesciences or biotechnology.
  • Analytical and organised with strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible, positive, devoted and professional attitude.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and active participation in planning.
  • Eager to learn and adapt.
  • Proactive approach in improving laboratory work.
  • Good communication and social skills.
  • Preferably fluent in both English and Dutch (both writing and speaking).
  • Experience in a molecular genetic laboratory or a biotech setting is a plus, but not a necessity.

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 Genetic Disorders) 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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