10/07/2018
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher (PhD student) in Physico-chemical-biological and in vitro/ in vivo evaluation of anticancer theranostic nanomedicines

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Tel Aviv University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    ChemistryOrganic chemistry
    Medical sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/08/2018 20:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Israel › Tel Aviv
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2018
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    765497

The Satchi-Fainaro Research Group at The Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Medicine is looking for an Early Stage Researcher (PhD student) to develop a PhD thesis project on the in vitro and in vivo evaluation of novel anticancer nanomedicines. The contract will be within the framework of the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Training Network THERACAT (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017-765497), whose objective is to train a new generation of early stage researchers in the field of cancer therapy.

 

The successful candidate will develop research involving:

– Establish mCherry-labeled orthotopic models of cancer in mice.

– Evaluation of biodistribution of newly-synthesized prodyes.

– Evaluation of anticancer activity of activated prodrugs.

 

Requirements for candidates:

– B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemistry, Biology, Medicine (MD) or Pharmaceutical Sciences (completed before the contract starting date).

– Experience and knowledge in polymer chemistry or tissue culture.

–  Experience and knowledge in using NMR, HPLC/GPC, DLS, and /or CLSM, FACS.

– High motivation and ability to be part of an international multidisciplinary team.

– High level of English and good communication skills.

 

Marie-Curie fellowship Mobility requirement:

At the time of recruitment by TAU, candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work or studies) in Israel for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment

We Offer:

– Full time 3 year contract. Very competitive salary. Starting date: From October 1st 2018 to 1st March 2019

– Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high quality international scientific environment.

 

 

For more information on the Satchi-Fainaro Group: http://medicine.mytau.org/satchi-fainaro/

 

Interested applicants should send their cover letter, CV, full academic record and two references to: ronitsf@tauex.tau.ac.il, before 1/9/2018 (Reference: THERACAT)

 

Benefits

We Offer:

– Full time 3 year contract. Very competitive salary. Starting date: From October 1st 2018 to 1st March 2019

– Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high quality international scientific environment.

Eligibility criteria

Marie-Curie fellowship Mobility requirement:

At the time of recruitment by TAU, candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work or studies) in Israel for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Chemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
    Pharmacological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Essential skills:

  • Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records
  • Understanding of the research process
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work and organize research within the project timetable
  • Computer literacy
  • Effective team working
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical skills

Desirable Skills

  • Biological characterization of nanomedicines’ effect on cancer cells proliferation and migration
  • Polymer/organic synthesis
  • Characterization and imaging techniques (NMR, HPLC/GPC, UV-Vis/Fluorescence spectroscopy, DLS, zeta potential, confocal microscopy, FACS)

Desirable experience in 

  • Polymer/organic chemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Tissue culture
  • Animal work

Essential attitude and disposition 

  • Flexible and co-operative
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Willingness to work flexibly in order to achieve project demands.

Specific Requirements

Marie-Curie fellowship Mobility requirement:

-At the time of recruitment by IBEC, candidates must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work or

studies) in Israel for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Tel Aviv University
Israel
Tel Aviv
69978

EURAXESS offer ID: 323035

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