Doctoral Grant (BOF), Therapeutic intervention of acute kidney injury, sepsis and remote organ injury University of Antwerp, Department of Biomedical Sciences Belgium

Doctoral Grant (BOF), Therapeutic intervention of acute kidney injury, sepsis and remote organ injury

 

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Biomedical Sciences for a

 

Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of therapeutic intervention of acute kidney injury, sepsis and remote organ injury

 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tom_Vanden_Berghe2

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https://www.uantwerpen.be/nl/personeel/tom-vandenberghe/

https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/research-groups/pathofy/

 

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of therapeutic intervention of acute kidney injury, sepsis and remote organ injury.

  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.

  • You contribute in an interactive way to research in the pathophysiology unit @UAntwerpen and the Ferroptosis and Inflammation Research team @UGent.

 

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master’s degree in the field of biomedical sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry, or bioengineering.

  • 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, independent, creative and cooperative.

  • The candidate should have excellent communication skills and a strong passion for life sciences.

  • The candidate is expected to have strong hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology techniques (the project involves in vivo work).

 

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 between April 1st and October 1st 2019;

  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.373,36 to € 2.516,73;

  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment with young and motivated people;

  • cutting-edge frontline research in the field of cell death and disease.

 

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online until the closing date January 13th 2019 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 between January 13th and February 14th 2019.

  • 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. Tom Vanden Berghe, +32 3 265 92 50, tom.vandenberghe@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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