Postdoctoral Researcher to Participate in Cutting-Edge Cancer Research Projects
KU Leuven Laboratory for Mechanisms of Cell Transformation (VIB-KU Leuven)



The Laboratory for Mechanisms of Cell Transformation of Professor Anna Sablina is focused on understanding the cooperative interactions that conspire to promote human disease. To achieve this, we have been taking a multi-faceted approach; combining mouse modelling techniques with comprehensive biochemical and genetics studies. The results of our studies have been recently published in high-profile journals including Science, Cancer Cell, and Nature Cell Biology. Our current research is aimed to ascertain the proteostastatic regulation of the RAS GTPases and its relevance to human health and disease.



We are looking for postdoctoral researchers to join our team and participate in cutting-edge cancer research projects. 


  • You are a great fit to the lab if you have a PhD in a relevant field of study (e.g. cancer research, molecular biology, or biochemistry)
  • You are self-motivated, independent and ambitious
  • Expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology, and mouse models will be the most competitive 


A competitive salary and benefits. Opportunity for extended contract and promotions will be based on candidate performance. The VIB-KU Leuven Center for Cancer Biology ( located in the heart of Europe provides first-class research environment and infrastructure. Cutting-edge research projects funded by the European Research Council (ERC). Opportunities exist for personal career development.  For consideration, apply by email to Dr. Anna Sablina ( providing the following information:

  • A brief statement describing your projects, career goals, and research interests
  • An up to date CV detailing education, research experience, skills,and publications
  • Names and emails of three references who can provide letters of recommendation.


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You can apply for this job no later than November 30, 2019 via the online application tool

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