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6 de abril de 2015

Postdoc in Biochemistry / Molecular Cell Biology (Luxembourg)


The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following vacancy in the Life Sciences Research Unit of its Faculty of Sciences,  Technology and Communication (FSTC) in the Signal Transduction Lab.

Post doc in Biochemistry / Molecular Cell Biology (M/F)
    2-year contract, renewable once for a maximum of 5 years,
 40 hours/week, starting date: 1st Mai 2015 (or later).
    Ref:F1-070023
    Employee status

Research area:

The research focus is signal transduction in cancer and inflammation.
 In particular, we are interested in the elucidation of
-    molecular mechanisms of cytokine signal transduction mediated by
 Janus kinases and STAT transcription factors; (patho)physiologic
 consequences of Jak/STAT signaling and cross-talk with other
 signalling pathways (e. g. hypoxia),
-    the role of microRNAs in cancer development and growth
 regulation; microRNAs as biomarkers.

Your Role

    The successful candidate will perform research related to the
 topics of the Signal Transduction Laboratory; possible collaborations
 e. g. with the Luxembourg Centre of Systems Biomedicine and clinical
 partners.
    He/she will also contribute to the FNR-funded project “HepmiRSTAT:
 Inflammatory microRNAs in liver cancer”.
    Participation in teaching activities: Bachelor in Life Sciences /
 Master in Integrated Systems Biology / Doctoral School of Molecular
 and Systems Biomedicine.
    Submission of grant proposals and (co-)supervision of Master and
 PhD students will be encouraged.

Your Profile
-    A PhD in Biology or Biochemistry (or equivalent)
-    Solid background in Biochemistry and Molecular/Cell Biology
 documented by peer-reviewed publications; Advanced skills and
 experiences in Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology would be an
 asset.
-    Proficient knowledge of English is mandatory. Knowledge of German
 and/or French is an advantage.

We offer

-   Young team of highly motivated researchers
-   Modern and well-equipped laboratory
-   Multidisciplinary international environment

Further Information

Applications should contain the following documents:
-    Motivation letter
-    Curriculum vitae
-    List of publications
-    Copies of diplomas
-    Names of potential references

Please apply online by 15th April 2015.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research
 University.

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