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Ghent University Global Campus
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Salary

From ₩25,000,000 / Yearly

Application Period

100%
13 Apr 2018 15:10
15 May 2018 00:00

Description

You design and perform high quality scientific research related to the interaction between the immune system and microbial (pathogenic) organisms or their components. The PhD will focus on inflammatory responses induced by trypanosome parasites and include the transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of key immunomodulatory and effector cells, mainly granulocytes and NK cells. Bioinformatics data analysis will be key to the completion of this PhD. Knowledge of biochemical pathways that govern host-pathogen interactions is a prerequisite to the start of this PhD

You publish your research results in peer reviewed international journals and actively participates in (inter) national conferences

You teach undergraduate practical courses at Ghent University Global Campus, Korea. Your task in education support will be mainly required for courses in Immunology, Molecular Biological Analysis, Microbiology, and Biochemistry.

Responsibilities

Job description:
 You design and perform high-quality scientific research related to the interaction between the immune system and microbial (pathogenic) organisms or their components. The PhD will focus on inflammatory responses induced by trypanosome parasites and include the transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of key immunomodulatory and effector cells, mainly granulocytes and NK cells. Bioinformatics data analysis will be key to the completion of this PhD. Knowledge of biochemical pathways that govern host-pathogen interactions is a prerequisite to the start of this PhD;
 You publish your research results in peer-reviewed international journals and actively participates in (inter)national conferences;
 You teach undergraduate practical courses at Ghent University Global Campus, Korea. Your task in education support will be mainly required for courses in Immunology, Molecular Biological Analysis, Microbiology, and Biochemistry.

Requirements

 You hold a Master of Science degree, or equivalent, with a strong background in Immunology;
 You have three years of proven work experience;
 You have laboratory experience in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Bioinformatics;
 You are willing to work with experimental animal models, will obtain the necessary permits do work independently in this field, and are dedicated to respect all ethical requirements and standards that are part of this work;
 You are highly motivated to conduct scientific research in an independent manner as part of obtaining a PhD degree;
 You have a strong self-learning ability and a creative and inquisitive attitude;
 You have an excellent academic track record, proven teaching experience, an excellent command of English, and good academic writing and presentation skills;
 You have strong didactic and communicative skills and a large interest in providing and supporting academic education.

Application Details

Applications should be sent no later than May 15th, 2018 by email to Magdalena.Radwanska@ghent.ac.kr with application and motivation letter, CV, copies of degrees and proof of employment (certified English translations where applicable), an overview of the study results attached, and three reference letters. In case you did not graduate from an English-language MSc program or did not graduate from an EU education institution, a proof of English language proficiency should be included. Please merge all documents into one PDF file. A PDF version of the master’s thesis might be requested in a later stage. The candidate will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application.

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CompanyGhent University Global Campus
TypeProfessional
Available Positions1
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