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Pharmaceutical PhD Student Position (Joint) @ Ghent University | Belgium

Pharmaceutical PhD Student Position (Joint) @ Ghent University | Belgium

Pharmaceutical PhD Student Position (Joint) @ Ghent University | Belgium: Ghent University, abbreviated to UGent, is one of the major universities in the Dutch-speaking region of Europe. It distinguishes itself as a socially committed and pluralistic university in a broad international perspective. Our 11 faculties are composed of more than 120 faculty departments. These departements offer high-quality courses in every one of their scientific disciplines, each inspired by innovative research.

Pharmaceutical PhD Student Position (Joint) @ Ghent University | Belgium

(Joint) PhD student position in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Last application date: Feb 14, 2017 23:59

Department: FW03 – Department of Bio-analysis

Contract: Limited duration

Degree: Master degree in (bio)chemistry, applied chemical engineering, or the field of life sciences

Occupancy rate: 100%

Vacancy Type: Research staff

Job description

  • Are you in the first three years of your PhD?
  • Do you have a background in (bio)chemistry, polymer chemistry, chemical modeling, or applied chemical engineering?
  • Are you interested in doing a joint PhD in a high profile research group?
  • Would you like to move to Belgium for a period of 8-17 months (depending on your background and chosen topic)?
  • Do you want to be involved in a European ‘Horizon 2020’ project?
    If you answered “YES” to any of the above, then you are eligible to apply for exciting research developing a novel biosensor approach for tracing amphetamine-type stimulants.
    Become part of the next generation of sensor experts!

The Laboratory of Food Analysis at Ghent University invites applications for a highly motivated PhD student to participate in multidisciplinary research in the fields of biosensors and molecularly imprinted polymers. An opportunity to perform a joint PhD together with Ghent University in the framework of the European Horizon 2020 project is available starting from February 15th, 2017.

This project covers fabrication and characterization of molecularly imprinted polymers towards amphetamine-type stimulants, followed by their deployment as recognition elements in real-world biosensing applications.
The program is conducted in English and the PhD thesis will be submitted in English. The successful applicant will work for a period of 8-17 months at Ghent University. A Joint PhD agreement needs to be established with Ghent University. The position must be filled as soon as possible.

We offer

  • A PhD scholarship for 8-17 months
  • Innovative and state-of-the-art equipment and laboratory environment
  • Highly attractive training opportunities for scientific and personal development
  • Ghent is a wonderful and safe student city, with a rich history, flourishing student life, and many social and cultural activities.

Profile of the candidate

  • Highly motivated and team-oriented
  • Passion for multidisciplinary research
  • Strong research background in polymer chemistry and/or (bio)engineering, demonstrable with A1 publication history, conference participations, or reflected in Master thesis/PhD work.
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your application! Please submit documents (ensure inclusion of: your CV, academic transcripts, list of publications, and two references or letters of recommendations) by e-mail to: natalia.beloglazova@ugent.be

Dr. Natalia Beloglazova

Postdoctoral researcher

T +32 9 264 81 27

Fax +32 9 264 81 99

Department of Bioanalysis Laboratory of Food Analysis Ghent University

 

Pharmaceutical PhD Student Position (Joint) @ Ghent University | Belgium

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