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Post doc in Biochemistry / Molecular Cell Biology

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The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Young team of highly motivated researchers
  • Modern and well-equipped laboratory
  • Multidisciplinary international environment
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 via the following link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/mnuu
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please apply online by 15th April 2015 via the following link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/mnuu
Send application to
Iris Behrmann

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Working hours
Contract duration
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job experience is not required
Working place
1511 Luxembourg
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences