29/04/2021
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

PhD Student / Early-Stage Researcher (100% TVL13)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    RWTH Aachen University Clinic
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/08/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Aachen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    955879

OFFER DESCRIPTION

 

 

As part of the Marie Sklodowska Curie Action research Training Network project DRUGtrain, the Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at RWTH Aachen University Clinic is looking for a

 

Full-time Doctoral Student (100% TVL-13)

 

Project and Position:

DRUGtrain is an EU MSCA Research Training Network offering a timely paradigm for multidisciplinary research on the improvement of drug repurposing and drug development, with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) as the lead disease, but with application also towards cancer and inflammatory disorders. Six universities, four companies and one NGO will join forces to train a next generation of multidisciplinary scientists in academic and industrial biomedical and pharmaceutical research. More information can be found on the project’s website: www.drugtrain.eu.

The early-stage researcher position at RWTH Aachen University Clinic will deal with the development of drug delivery systems, such as liposomes and micelles, as well as their testing in advanced in vitro and in vivo setups. Imaging of will also play an important role. As part of this position, secondments to OcellO, Konstanz University and Leiden University Medical Center are planned.

Host Institute Profile:

RWTH Aachen is the largest technical university in Germany and 1 of 11 Universities of Excellence. The Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging (ExMI) at RWTH Aachen University Clinic works on the development of contrast agents, imaging techniques and therapeutic approaches to characterise and treat cancer and inflammatory disorders. Scientists with a background in physics and engineering, informatics, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and medicine closely collaborate on projects dealing with disease diagnosis and targeted therapy. The Department of Nanomedicine and Theranostics at ExMI is headed by Prof. Twan Lammers, and aims to individualise and improve disease treatment by combining drug targeting with imaging. To this end, image-guided (theranostic) drug delivery systems are developed, as well as materials and methods to monitor tumor growth, angiogenesis, fibrosis, inflammation and metastasis. For details on our work and recent publications, applicants are referred to www.exmi.rwth-aachen.de and www.researchgate.net/profile/Twan-Lammers.

Candidate Profile:

  • MSc in biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry or pharmaceutical science.
  • Strong research background and an excellent experimental MSc thesis.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, social, analytical, organized.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Not having resided in Germany for 12+ months in the last 3 years.
  • Ready to start working at RWTH Aachen on October 1st, 2021.

Application Package:

  • Curriculum vitae (incl. certificates and grades; translated if necessary).
  • Cover letter, describing background, motivation and career plan.
  • Description of relevant research experience and project fit.
  • Submit your application before 01.08.21: tlammers@ukaachen.de

More Information

Web site for additional job details

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

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

Skills/Qualifications

  • MSc in biology, biomedical engineering, chemistry or pharmaceutical science.
  • Strong research background and an excellent experimental MSc thesis.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, social, analytical, organized.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Specific Requirements

  • Not having resided in Germany for 12+ months in the last 3 years.
  • Ready to start working at RWTH Aachen on October 1st, 2021.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
ExMI - CBMS
Germany
NRW
Aachen
52074
Forckenbeckstrasse 55

EURAXESS offer ID: 634172

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