Vacature Team Leader R&D Tissue Culture

Iribov is an independent Service Laboratory for Plant breeding and Propagation companies or plant science related entities. The services consist of plant tissue culture, molecular and flowcytometrical analyses. IribovSBW has extensive expertise in more than 450 crops in both ornamental plants, fruit and vegetable crops. We have a strong market position as an independent supplier both nationally and internationally in horticulture. IribovSBW is part of the Iribov Holding, an international organization with laboratories in the Netherlands, Macedonia and Ghana with a total of 350 employees.

For the location in Heerhugowaard we are looking for a full-time (40 hours)


Team Leader R&D Tissue Culture 



The officer conducts research, works on protocol improvement and develops new protocols and techniques. He or she functions within the research group. The group is engaged in research into the development of protocols for the tissue culture of new crops and new tissue culture techniques. Research is also being carried out into the application and implementation of tissue culture techniques to support breeding activities at clients. The Researcher himself participates in various research assignments, which are carried out on behalf of the client or on behalf of the parent company. Here, things like planning and inventiveness are of great importance.

HBO level or academic training in a botanical direction


  • Good practical skill with plant tissue culture in general
  • Good communicative skills
  • Analytical attitude with creative skills
  • Large degree of independence and perseverance
  • Team player with a proactive, loyal attitude towards clients and colleagues
  • Communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • A result-oriented and accurate working attitude (also under time pressure).
  • No 9 to 5 mentality

Do you recognize yourself in above mentioned profile and are you in for a new opportunity/challenge? Please send your application to:

Iribov SBW
Middenweg 591b
1704 BH Heerhugowaard
T: +31 (0)72 5742427
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Acquisitions due to this vacancy are not appreciated