Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Full-time research and teaching position in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences

2024-05-31 (Europe/Brussels)
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A full-time assistant mandate is granted for an initial term of 2 years, renewable after advice from the competent bodies for 2 other periods of 2 years maximum. The objective of this mandate being to conduct and finalize a doctoral thesis, the tasks will be equitably distributed between 'Teaching' and 'Research'. These may be re-examined on a regular basis.

The research activities of this position will be dedicated to the study of the implication of new activities of GroEL proteins of M. tuberculosis involved in virulence. The regulation of the expression of specific genes, which can participate in mechanisms of survival and essential adaptation in the event of stress, will be addressed at different levels, epigenetic, transcriptional, translational and post-translational.

This research will be carried out in the Microbiology laboratory within the Microbiology, Bioorganic and Macromolecular Chemistry Unit whose main research axis is the study of the molecular mechanisms involved in tolerance and resistance to antibiotics, particularly in M. tuberculosis. This research promotes the discovery of new molecules or new antimicrobial combinations.

Website of the research unit: https://pharmacie.ulb.be/version-francaise/la-recherche/les-unites-de-recherche/microbiologie-chimie-bioorganique-et-macromoleculaire-mc/microbiologie-chimie-bioorganique-et-macromoleculaire-mc

Main Research Field : Microbiology

Sub Research Field : 

Required educational level: Master level  in Pharmaceutical Sciences, or in Biomedical Sciences or in Medical Sciences, or in bioengineering in chemistry and bioindustries or equivalent in the field of Health or Life Sciences and meet the conditions for access to the doctorate

Required Languages :

Français : excellent – native

English : good –excellent – native

Interested ?

For more information, please contact Professor Veronique Fontaine (Phone: +32 2 650.52.96 – E-mail: Veronique.Fontaine@ulb.be ).

Applications must be sent by e-mail to the rectorate of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (rectrice@ulb.be ) and to the faculty deanship (doyen.ne.pharma@ulb.be).

They must include the following :

  • a motivation letter
  • a Curriculum vitae including a list of publications :
    if you want you can complete a standard form via our website at https://www.ulb.be/fr/documents-officiels/completer-votre-cv-en-ligneOnce completed, it must be downloaded and attached to the application file.
  • a note on the applicant’s PhD research project (4 pages)
  • two letters of reference

Equal opportunities policy

ULB's personnel management policy is geared towards diversity and equal opportunities.

We recruit candidates on the basis of their skills, irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, origin, nationality, beliefs, disability, etc.

Would you like to be provided with reasonable accommodation in the selection procedure because of a disability, disorder, or illness?  Please contact Marie Botty, the person in charge of diversity aspects for the academic and scientific staff (marie.botty@ulb.be). Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.

More details on the ULB gender and diversity policy are available at https://www.ulb.be/en/about-ulb/gender-equality-at-ulb

You will find all the regulations relating to research careers on our site at http://www.ulb.ac.be/emploi/academique.html.

Reference : 2024/S076

Application deadline : 31/05/2024

Start date: 01/10/2024

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Full-time research and teaching position in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences
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2024-05-31 23:59 (Europe/Brussels)
2024-05-31 23:59 (CET)
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