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Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium: The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historic roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society. The University of Antwerp develops, provides access to and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, teaching and service to society. It carries out these tasks in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility. Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Doctoral grant (BOF) area of Translational neurosciences – 2017BAPDOCPROEX206

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

Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of translational neurosciences

The aim of this project is to disentangle the converging molecular pathomechanisms in the frontotemporal dementia – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis spectrum. We will pursue this goal by investigating different mouse models using state-of-the-art proteomic and transcriptomic technologies. Using this approach, we intend to unravel the disease mechanisms already at presymptomatic stages.

Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

For further information, please consult our webpage.

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of translational neurosciences.
  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.
  • You contribute to teaching and research in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in Biomedical sciences, Biochemistry, or any related discipline.
  • 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, creative and cooperative.
  • Applicants with any experience in working with animal models, mass spectrometry, biochemistry, or cell culture are highly encouraged to apply.

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 1 October, 1 November or 1 December 2017 or 1 January 2018;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 – € 2.419,84;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 15 August 2017 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 from 21 August until 15 September 2017.

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. Stuart Maudsley, +32 3 265 10 57, stuart.maudsley@molgen.vib-ua.be.

Translational Neuroscience PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

View Original Notification: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/jobs/vacancies/ap/2017bapdocproex206/

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