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(Single-cell) Bio-Engineer / Biotechnologist

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KU Leuven - The Laboratory of Computational Biology is seeking a highly motivated Bio-engineer/Biotechnologists interested in microfluidics, robotics, genomics, bioinformatics and high-throughput sequencing to study the systems biology of neuronal identity in the brain.

Your goal will be to further develop and apply droplet microfluidics and robotic fluid handling technologies for single-cell RNA-sequencing and single-cell epigenomics and apply these technologies to study neuronal identity and ageing in the brain. We use the fruit fly and the mouse as model systems.

  • MSc Bioscience Engineering, MSc Biochemical Engineering Technology, or similar.
  • Experience with one or more of the following techniques is a plus (but not required): molecular biology, robotics, programming, microfluidics.
Depending on your background and interests, we can offer you a position as research assistant, as technical staff, as PhD student, or as postdoc.

You can apply for this job no later than October 26, 2016 via the online application tool

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You can apply for this job no later than October 26, 2016 via the online application tool
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We are looking forward to your CV and motivation letter: apply now and don't wait until the deadline!
For more information please contact Prof. dr. Stein Aerts, tel.: +32 16 33 07 10 , mail: stein.aerts@kuleuven.be.

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Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Working place
3000 Leuven
Area of expertise
Biotechnology, Biology & Life Sciences