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Biomedical Sciences Jobs Belgium | PhD Position @ ULg

Biomedical Sciences Jobs Belgium | PhD Position @ ULg: The University of Liège (ULg), in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium, is a major public university in the French Community of Belgium. Its official language is French. As of 2015, ULg is ranked in the #351-400 category worldwide according to Times Higher Education, 272nd by QS World University Rankings, and between the 205th and 300th place by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. More than 2000 people, academics, scientists and technicians, are involved in research of a wide variety of subjects from basic research to applied research.

Within the research group of Dr. Julie Bakker at the GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liège, a position is available for a PhD student (m/f)

Full-time (38 hours/week)

Biomedical Sciences Jobs Belgium | PhD Position @ ULg

Description of the project

The overall aim of the project is to unravel the role of pubertal gonadal hormones in the sexual differentiation of the brain using Kallmann Syndrome as a model. The position will involve the measurement of brain activity and structure in male and female patients with Kallmann syndrome as well as control men and women using structural and functional MRI.You will be responsible for the collection and analyses of neuropsychological as well as functional and structural MRI data. You will publish your research in international scientific journals and complete your research with a dissertation.


We are looking for an excellent, motivated candidate with a background in biomedical sciences or neuropsychology. The candidate is expected to have an interest in behavioral neuroscience and neuroendocrinology, and has preferably already some experience in the processing and analysis of neuroimaging data (as part of a master thesis). Good communication skills as well as good proficiency in English are expected since some of the subjects included in the study will come from abroad.


The position is for a period of 4 years.

Starting date

October 2016


The GIGA is a major centre for research and development in biotechnology and is one of a very few centers in Europe that have excelled at integrating academic research, collaborations with companies, technology transfer and training facilities. The GIGA Neurosciences unit aims at carrying out top-level research on development, normal functions, and disorders of the nervous system. The MRI acquisitions will take place at the Cyclotron Research Center (CRC), which has now become a new research unit within the GIGA (GIGA-CRC in vivo imaging).


Send your application, including a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter, or requests for additional information to: jbakker@ulg.ac.be


The application deadline will be August 1st

Biomedical Sciences Jobs Belgium | PhD Position @ ULg

View original notification: https://www.ulg.ac.be/upload/docs/application/pdf/2016-05/giga_doctorant_mai_2016.pdf

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