Junior Product Developer – Genetic Disorders (fulltime 40 hr)



  • Translating scientific knowledge into products for diagnostic use.
  • Designing and validating new and improved MLPA products for genetic disorders and research in collaboration with external research institutes.
  • Performing MLPA quality tests and data analysis.
  • Contributing to company-related processes, such as quality assurance.
  • Using techniques such as PCR, MLPA, probe design.



  • MSc degree in Biology or Biomedical Sciences.
  • Affinity with molecular biology & cancer genetics and working in a commercial setting.
  • 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.


We have excellent working conditions. At MRC-Holland, besides 28 holidays a year, we are closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. We have a good pension plan and collective health insurance, with a 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.

Company profile

MRC-Holland is a fast-growing biotechnology company based in the Amsterdam Baarsjes. MRC-Holland is the inventor of the Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA®) technology, a sensitive method for detection of copy number and methylation changes in genes and chromosomal locations. MLPA is used in thousands of laboratories worldwide to study hereditary diseases and tumours.


Interested? Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to ply@mlpa.com">apply@mlpa.com. 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.

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