Postdoc Position Available at the Unit for Cell Death and Inflammation (UCDI)

Postdoc Position Available at the Unit for Cell Death and Inflammation (UCDI)

VIB

Ghent, Belgium

The Unit for Cell Death and Inflammation (UCDI) of Prof. Peter Vandenabeele has currently a job opening for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist with research experience in autophagy and cell death and inflammation.

The project is part of the iBOF ATLANTIS consortium (Autophagy in inflammation and inflammatory disorders, from basic insights to experimental therapy). ATLANTIS brings together scientists from 3 Flemish universities with complementary expertise in the fields of autophagy, cell death, inflammation, angiogenesis and drug screening/medicinal chemistry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for studying mechanisms of MLKL in cell death and inflammation or beyond. We have performed a crispr/cas suppressor screening on the regulation of MLKL activity and found several nuclear proteins. (“Unraveling necroptotic-independent functions of MLKL in EC homeostasis and EC related diseases through the generation of new MLKL mouse models and cellular drug screening”).

The applicant should be highly motivated and passionate about driving and performing research and associated laboratory tasks and be able to work independently. The person will collaborate with PhD students and technicians to increase the impact of the research efforts. The position can be started any time between now and October 1.

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Essential

  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Microbiology or a related discipline;
  • Minimal 4 years of prior research experience at Ph.D. level in the fields of autophagy, cell death and/or innate immunity;
  • Prior hands-on experience with cell culture and molecular biology technologies;
  • Work with transgenic mice for in vivo experiments.

Desirable

  • A track record of first-author and other publications in high-ranking peer-reviewed journals;
  • Required CV and willingness to apply for a junior or senior postdoc position with the FWO, EMBO fellowships or other international fellowships.

Key personal characteristics

  • The applicant should be highly motivated and passionate about driving and performing research and associated laboratory tasks and be able to work independently;
  • Excellent skills in writing, communication, collaboration with other persons in the unit and other units.

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