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Vacancy: Research Nurse


Would you like to play an important role in the local coordination and implementation of (inter)national research projects? We are looking for an experienced research nurse who'd like to contribute to cooperate in an enthusiastic team striving to find the best treatment(s) for patients.

At Ecraid, we are committed to advancing clinical research in the field of infectious diseases by establishing a long-term, financially self-sustainable, clinical research network in Europe. Our mission is to join forces and collaborate to efficiently deliver high impact studies. Headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Ecraid is the first network of its kind in Europe to offer a single point of access to a pan-European clinical research network for infectious diseases that spans over 1,250 clinical sites and 900 laboratories across 42 countries.

The role

As a Research Nurse, you will be involved in multiple research projects that contribute to improving patient treatment. In this position, you alternate patient contact with administrative tasks. Within the study, you coordinate patient care from the beginning to the end of the study. In doing so, you are responsible for the collection of study data and its administrative processing. You independently perform various clinical research activities, maintain oversight and ensure colleagues are and remain fully trained. You work according to the applicable laws and regulations of which you are well aware.

For research, you have an important role in the planning, execution and completion of clinical scientific research in collaboration with physician-researchers and other disciplines such as the pharmacy and clinical diagnostics laboratory. Initially, you are going to work on a remote research project with Long COVID patients. You will work in a team with physician-researchers, project assistants and specialists within the department.


To succeed in this role, you should have the following knowledge, skills and experience:

•    A bachelor's degree or higher professional level nursing and are BIG-registered.
•    Demonstrable experience with clinical scientific research and the coordination of clinical research projects.
•    Familiar with applicable laws and regulations or you are willing to learn this.
•    You keep an overview, have a structured and accurate working attitude.
•    In case of problems, you consult with colleagues and take initiative to solve them.
•    Good computer skills and dexterity in software applications. You are experience in working with Office 365.
•    You can express yourself clearly in both Dutch and English. 

Next to this, you like to work on several investigations at the same time and work with different colleagues. You thrive in an (inter)national and fast-changing environment and are quick to understand various research designs.

What we offer

We offer a challenging and meaningful job in a purpose-driven work environment. Based in Utrecht, you will work with intelligent, collaborative, friendly and enthusiastic colleagues within a close team. We start with an introduction program where you will get to know all aspects of the work, Ecraid, your colleagues and research. After that, you will quickly start working independently and we will continue to guide you in our multidisciplinary environment. This position is offered on a temporary one-year employment contract with potential for extension. We offer a monthly gross salary of between € 3,580 - € 4,899 that commensurate with experience and based on a full-time 36-hour workweek.  

Join the movement

Send your CV together with a cover letter to Nienke van der Kouweor get in touch with us for more information on the position.


Please note that solicitations from recruitment agencies will not be entertained.