Job Opening Phd Student (VUB)


The Department of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a motivated PhD student (m/f) to support their experimental toxicology research.

Job description

o You will be involved in an innovative research project focused on the study of the mechanisms underlying liver toxicity induced by drugs and cosmetic ingredients.
o You will perform cell cultivation experiments and will assist in the establishment of a computational databank of toxicological information of cosmetic ingredients.
o Your scientific work should result in several manuscripts published in international peer-reviewed journals and a PhD thesis in pharmaceutical sciences.
o You will assist to a minimal extent in the organization of practical courses for students in master in pharmaceutical sciences.
o You have a master degree in pharmaceutical sciences, (bio)medical sciences or equivalent.
o You are a dynamic and flexible person.
o You are able to work independently, yet as a team member, and accurately.
o You have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral.
o You have a good knowledge of the English language both written and oral.
o A young, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
o A yearly renewable contract as a full-time PhD student at the VUB.
o Start date: 1 August 2018.


Prof. Mathieu Vinken
Department of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Laarbeeklaan 103
1090 Brussels
Tel: 02 477 45 87


Please send your application file by e-mail before 1 May 2018 to Mathieu Vinken. The application file must contain:
- An application letter including your motivation for this position.
- Your Curriculum Vitae.

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