Monday, 30 December 2019 21:32

Doctoral researcher (m/f) Featured

  • Title: Doctoral researcher (m/f)
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Company name: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology (IVTD)
  • Address: Laarbeeklaan 103
  • Zipcode: 1090
  • City: Brussels
  • Country: Belgium
  • Contact person: Prof. Tamara Vanhaecke, Ph.D., E.R.T.
  • Contact phone: +32(0)2 477 45 18
  • Contact email: Tamara.Vanhaecke[at]
  • Description:

    Doctoral researcher (m/f)

    The Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology (IVTD) at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a motivated doctoral researcher (m/f) to support its experimental research in the context of a recently granted Interdisciplinary Research Program with the two other VUB Research Groups (WISE and LSTS).

    Job description

    * You will be involved in an innovative interdisciplinary research project focused on the establishment of non-animal based, human relevant strategies to assess repeated dose liver toxicity.
    * You will perform (stem) cell cultivation experiments, molecular biology analyses and use computational approaches to gather and maintain toxicity data.
    * Your scientific work should result in several manuscripts published in international peer-reviewed journals and a PhD thesis in pharmaceutical sciences.
    * You will assist in the organization of practical courses for students in bachelor and master in pharmaceutical sciences.

  • Qualifications:


    * You have a master degree in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, (bio)medical sciences, bioengineering sciences or equivalent.
    * You have good computer skills.
    * You are a dynamic and flexible person.
    * You are able to work independently, yet as a team member, and accurately.
    * You have excellent presentation and communication skills both written and oral.
    * You have a good knowledge of the English language both written and oral.


    * A young, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
    * A yearly renewable contract as a full-time doctoral researcher at the VUB for 4 years.
    * Start date: 1 March 2020.

  • How to apply:


    Please send your application file by e-mail before 15 January 2020 to Tamara Vanhaecke. The
    application file must contain:
    - An application letter including your motivation for this position.
    - Report cards including your scores during your bachelor and master education.
    - Your Curriculum Vitae.


    Prof. Tamara Vanhaecke, Ph.D., E.R.T.
    Department In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology
    Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy-VUB
    Laarbeeklaan 103-1090 Brussels-Belgium
    Tel.: +32(0)2 477 45 18
    E-mail: Tamara.Vanhaecke[at]

  • Application deadline (date of receipt): Wednesday, 15 January 2020