Research Professor (ZAPBOF), Cardiogenomics

Research Professor (ZAPBOF), Cardiogenomics

University of Antwerp - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Antwerp, Belgium

Job description

The assignment consists of lecturing duties, scientific research and academic service to society. During a period, limited to 10 years, scientific research will be the main activity.

  • You will expand the scientific research in the area of cardiogenomics, including aortic aneurysmal disease, inherited cardiac arrhythmia and cardiomyopathy;
  • You will acquire and manage external funding at national and international level;
  • You will supervise doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows;
  • You will offer scientific services: among others you take part in science communication and representation on boards of professional organisations in the field of cardiogenetics;
  • You will be assigned limited lecturing duties in the field of medical genetics.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold an MD and a doctorate degree (PhD) in Medical science;
  • You have a minimum of 15 year experience on Postdoctoral level on the date of appointment;
  • You have an international academic CV and perform qualitatively outstanding academic research;
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy;
  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university;
  • You have leadership skills;
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative;
  • If you do not master Dutch, the administrative language of the university, you should be willing to obtain a CEFR B2 level of proficiency in Dutch within five years after your appointment. As soon as you take on teaching duties as a course unit coordinator, you should be able to demonstrate a CEFR C1 level of proficiency in the language of instruction. The University of Antwerp supports international staff members on an integration trajectory and offers tailor-made language coaching in compliance with Flanders’ statutory language regulations;
  • Extension to recommendation:
    • Experience in leading research and/or supervising doctorates, with demonstrable promotorship of current or completed doctorates;
    • Experience with the writing and acquisition of (funded) subsidy applications; including PhD, postdoc fellowships; ERC grantso International visibility, for e.g. by oral (invited) presentations at international congresses;o International mobility, through demonstrable research stays in research institutes external to the institution with the highest academic degree;
    • Involvement in scientific services within and/or outside the academic institute of appointment;
    • Expertise in the field of cardiogenomics. Experience with next-generation sequencing data analysis (genome/exome sequencing), as well as with mouse, zebrafish and/or iPSC work.

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