Computational Immunologist Postdoctoral Position

Computational Immunologist Postdoctoral Position

VIB

Leuven, Belgium

Position

In your role as postdoc, you will have the opportunity to shape and lead single-cell analysis projects to elaborate why immune cells behave differently in the tumor micro-environment in terms of cancer immunotherapy response.

You will be in charge and spearheading this exciting and state-of-the-art research project, but you must also have good communication skills, have a collaborative spirit and be willing to work as part of a research team. You provide advice and guidance to PhD students where applicable.

You need to be able to organize and troubleshoot your work independently, document it thoroughly and communicate results and experience with the team in a transparent and professional manner.

Profile

  • We are looking for a computational immunologist who is highly motivated, well organized and dynamic with a high level of independence and creative thinking;
  • PhD with a topic in one of the following areas: (cancer) immunology, bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular biology or similar;
  • A broad bioinformatics experience with a good working knowledge of genomics/pathway biology/(cancer) immunology and deep scientific expertise in next generation sequencing technologies and (statistical) data analysis. Experience in single-cell sequencing is not required, but considered a plus. Practical skills (wet lab activities) in molecular biology/immunology are also a plus;
  • Working proficiency in appropriate programming languages and software (eg. R, Python);
  • A proven and successful publication track record in this field;
  • High intrinsic motivation and a strong scientific curiosity;
  • Ability to be inventive and to present novel ideas in method development, data analysis and interpretation;
  • Team player that can work independently in a multidisciplinary (international) team;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills;
  • Proactive, flexible, and problem-solving attitude;
  • Experience in working with deadlines and being involved in multiple projects.

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