Wetenschappelijk medewerker

Uiterste inschrijvingsdatum
Sep 07, 2019 14:52
GE32 - Vakgroep Diagnostische Wetenschappen
Wetenschappelijk medewerker groep 1
Type contract
Onbepaalde tijd met beding
master in medicine, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, bioengineering or equivalent
Vacature type
Overig academisch personeel


The BVDK Lab focuses on human T cell differentiation and the use of this knowledge for application in patients. We closely collaborate with other research groups with related interest (HIV research, NK cell differentiation, T lineage committment, leukemogenesis) altogether a team of about 40 PhD student, postdocs and technicians located in the Medical Research Building 2.

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated PhD student to realize a project on HIV latency and T cell differentiation. The project involves molecular work, lentiviral and CRISPR/Cas technology, cell cultures including stem cell differentiation cultures to T cells as well as experiments in humanized mice. We offer an open, highly dynamic, and challenging working environment, in which teamwork, initiative and originality are stimulated and appreciated. We offer a position for 1 year with the possibility of extension for 4 years


  • You have a Master’s degree in medicine, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, bioengineering or equivalent.
  • You have a strong interest in immunology and/or molecular microbiology. Prior experience with molecular techniques and/or celllular techniques is an advantage.
  • Holder of Falasa C certificate is an advantage
  • You can work independently, come up with fresh ideas and work in a team.
  • Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.


Candidates should send their CV, a motivation letter (approx. 1 page) and the email addresses of two potential referees to prof Bart Vandekerckhove (bart.vandekerkhove@UGent.be).