06/07/2017
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
Science 4 Refugees

Doctoral Grant (BOF) area of Gastroenterology and inflammation

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Antwerp
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesMedicine
    Pharmacological sciencesClinical pharmacology
    Pharmacological sciencesCosmetology
    Pharmacological sciencesOther
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacognosy
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
    Pharmacological sciencesToxicology
    Pharmacological sciencesVeterinary pharmacology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/08/2017 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Antwerpen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is seeking  to fill in a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics for a

Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of Gastroenterology and inflammation

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of gastroenterology, more precisely a fundamental and translational research focusing on the role of inflammatory-induced MUC13 signaling on epithelial barrier disruption in gastrointestinal disorders.  For this purpose, different techniques including in vitro cell culture experiments, microscopy, RT-PCR, RNA sequencing and in vivo animal models will be applied.
  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.
  • You contribute to teaching and research in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree  in medicine, veterinary medicine, bioscience engineering, pharmaceutical or biomedical sciences.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You show a clear interest in fundamental scientific research with a clinical relevance.
  • You acknowledge the principles of ethical research and preferably hold a Felasa C certificate or are willing to obtain this degree.

We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • the start date of scholarship will be 1 October 2017;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 - € 2.419,84;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online until the closing date 15 August 2017 and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications.
  • The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place from 21 August until 15 September 2017.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained from vacatures@uantwerpen.be.
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. dr. Annemieke Smet, 03 265 2581, annemieke.smet@uantwerpen.be.

The University of Antwerp is a family friendly organization, with a focus on equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR-policy for researchers was awarded by the European Commission with the quality label HR Excellence in research

We support the Science4Refugees initiative and encourage asylum-seeking, refugee scientists and researchers to apply for a job at the University of Antwerp.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Antwerp
Belgium
Antwerpen
2000
Prinsstraat 13

EURAXESS offer ID: 234400
Posting organisation offer ID: 102800

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