Full-time Postdoctoral Scientist position

WorkplaceBrussels, Brussels (Capital Region), Belgium


Postdoctoral Scientist

JDRF funded project
  • Molecular mechanisms of

    autoimmune diabetes

    We offer a full-time position at the ULB Center for Diabetes Research in Brussels.

    Job description The Signal Transduction and Metabolism Laboratory led by Dr Esteban Gurzov is seeking highly motivated post-doctoral researchers to develop novel methods to diagnose type 1 diabetes, and to . The successful applicant will join the ULB Center for Diabetes Research, characterised by an impressive track record in .

    Project description:

    The project will take advantage of human iPSC, diabetes cell models, mouse models, pharmacological approaches and human specimens to determine the molecular mechanisms by which tyrosine phosphatases contribute to the development of autoimmune diabetes and to explore novel approaches for combating type 1 diabetes.

    The ULB Center for Diabetes Research
    provides a world leading environment for creative science.
    We foster research excellence and pursue discoveries in metabolic diseases, with experts working together in collaborative teams.

    Come and join us!
  • We believe in a strong scientific commitment and reproducible findings to contribute to the .
  • Our vision is to translate fundamental science to the clinic by a collaborative effort between . Profile
  • PhD in autoimmune disease and/or metabolism
  • Experience with mouse handling and experimentation is essential
  • Experience in cell culture, molecular biology/genome editing (e.g. qPCR, CRISPR/Cas9 and RNAseq), immunohistochemical and/or biochemical techniques is essential - Experience with mouse models of diabetes will be advantageous - Experience with iPSC culture will be advantageous - The candidate should have demonstrable track record of research excellence and be capable of both work independently and collaboratively in a team - Excellent organizational and time management skills - Excellent skills in spoken and written English - High motivation, flexibility as well as innovate and creative thinking are a must Interested - Applications + 3 references should be sent directly to egurzov ulb.ac.be Esteban N. Gurzov, PhD Head, Signal Transduction and Metabolism Laboratory ULB Center for Diabetes Research Universite libre de Bruxelles (ULB) 808 Route de Lennik B-1070 Brussels Belgium Tel: +32 2 555 8908 Fax: +32 2 555 6239 . Duration: 1 year full time in the first instance. Starting date: October/November 2019 Deadline for the submission of applications:
    Positions open until filled


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