→ Apply before 15/10/2020 23:59 (Brussels Time)
→ Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
→ Department: GE35 - Inwendige ziekten en Pediatrie
→ Occupancy rate: 100%
→ Number of positions: 1.00
→ Type of employment: Contract of limited duration
→ Term of assignment: 1 jaar
→ Wage scale: PD1 to PD4 (doctoral degree)
→ Required diploma: PhD
ABOUT GHENT UNIVERSITY
Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, as well as technical and social service provision on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With its 11 faculties and more than 80 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its staff and students.
Our research group has developed a unique dendritic cell-based immunotherapy targeting the deadliest cancer around: lung cancer.
The first clinical trial is now well underway. Our ambition is to further develop this technology and eventually offer this therapy to many more patients by means of a spin-off track.
This StepStone project is situated in the incubation phase of the spin-off in creation. During the project timeframe, you will generate essential preclinical data to strengthen intellectual property, and enable regulatory approval of this cell therapy for late stage clinical trials. You will also be involved in optimization of the cell manufacturing process in order to enable scale-up of production at an industrial scale.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Please note: the position is dependant to the approval of the project and related budget. This will be communicated in the month of September.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not submitted through the online system.
Your application must include the following documents:
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As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Karim Vermaelen (Karim.Vermaelen@UGent.be, +32(0)9/332 36 14). Important: do NOT send your application by email, but apply onlineContinue reading
|Title||Posdoctoral researcher StepStone project (15469) - Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics|
|Job location||Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Gent|
|Published||July 29, 2020|
|Application deadline||October 15, 2020|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Cancer Research,   Oncology,   Immunology,   Cell Biology  |