PhD Student

Last application date
Jun 19, 2022 14:30
Department
GE35 - Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Contract
Limited duration
Degree
University degree preferentially in the field of bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, engineering sciences or biomedical sciences
Occupancy rate
100%
Vacancy type
Research staff

Job description

  • You are involved in patient-related (clinical) HIV research projects together with an international team of postdocs, PhD students and laboratory technicians.
  • You set up new experiments, perform the wet lab work and analyze generated data.
  • You will help developing new technologies to better characterize the mechanisms responsible for HIV persistence in ART-treated individuals.
  • You bring ideas for new projects in this specific field of HIV latency and HIV reservoir analysis.

Job profile

  • Interested candidates should hold a university degree preferentially in the field of bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, engineering sciences or
    biomedical sciences.
  • Interest in life sciences and a strong motivation to become acquainted with the field of HIV viro-immunology are mandatory. Experience with wet lab
    techniques (flow cytometry, PCR,…) is an asset, but not mandatory.
  • You are familiar with specific bio-informatic skills sets (languages like bash, python, R etc).
  • You have excellent written and oral English skills.
  • You are a team player and a fluent communicator.
  • You are organized, passionate about scientific research and you can work independently.

How to apply

Apply before 19/06/2022

Send your CV + motivation letter to Prof Linos Vandekerckhove (linos.vandekerckhove@ugent.be) + copy to Dr. Sofie Rutsaert: (Sofie.rutsaert@ugent.be)