VIB offers Postdoctoral Position in Belgium, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Position to study of the interplay between autophagy, cell death and inflammation. This position is available for international students.

Host College/University:

VIB is a life sciences research institute in Flanders, Belgium. With more than 1470 scientists from over 60 countries, we perform basic research into the molecular foundations of life. VIB is an excellence-based entrepreneurial institute that focuses on translating basic scientific results into pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications.

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Degree level:

Postdoctoral program.

Field of Study:

Position is awarded to study of the interplay between autophagy, cell death and inflammation.

Scholarship Award:

The position is partially funded by the Belgian Excellence of Science (EOS) program to perform research in the framework of the MODEL-IDI (MOlecular mechanisms of cellular DEath and Life decisions in Inflammation, Degeneration and Infection), a research consortium made of biologists, immunologists, chemists and physicians that aims at performing fundamental research on the biology of cell death modalities and their consequences on the onset/progression of diseases.


This position is available for international students

Eligibility Criteria:

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • PhD degree in the fields of sciences, biomedical sciences, biotechnology and biochemistry, or bioengineering.
  • Strong publication records.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong passion for life sciences.
  • The candidate is expected to work both independently and in a team spirit.
  • Experience in the study of RIPKs, cell death, inflammation, infection and/or autophagy is an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of English (oral and written).

Applying procedure Instructions:

Please send us your CV, a 500 word (max.) personal statements and contact info of two references. Please compile these documents in one PDF document and submit your application online.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

Open for applications.

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