POSTDOC POSITION IN THE RESEARCH GROUP INBORN ERRORS OF IMMUNITY

08 December 2020

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For more information please contact Prof. dr. Isabelle Meyts, mail: or Mrs. Leen Moens, tel.: +3216347925, mail: leen.moens@kuleuven.be with POST DOC APPLICATION in the subject heading..You can apply for this job no later than March 01, 2021 via the online application tool

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Our research group works on the genetic identification and molecular investigation of novel and known inborn errors of immunity.

We collaborate closely with other research groups in KU Leuven and have an active international collaborative network (e.g. Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases Laboratory in Paris and New York, The Garvan Institute in Sydney, the NIH, …).

Responsibilities

The current recruitment is part of our ERC and FWO funded research on the unraveling ofADA2 deficiency and related inborn errors of immunity. We use next generationsequencing and other advanced techniques, including CRISPR-CAS, proteomicsamong others to comprehensively unravel a defect.

The research is truly translational, inspiredby patients with the aim to better understand and treat their condition.

You will be responsible for mentoring and teaching the PhD students working on this program.

Profile
  • You are a motivated and dedicated MSc, MD or Ir, passionate about human immunology.
  • You have a background in molecular immunology and/or experience with sc-RNA seq, NGS analysis. Experience in basic biochemistry techniques is greatly appreciated.
  • You are hands-on and eager to develop new techniques in the lab.
  • You like a challenge.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You master English as a written and spoken language.
  • You are well organized and highly detail oriented.
  • You are able to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
Offer
  • A growing laboratory within the most innovative European university, with access to the most novel techniques on campus.
  • A supportive working environment in a pleasant city.
  • Access to several in-house and external courses.
  • An international atmosphere.
  • A 1 year contract, which can be extended.