BPRC is a scientific research institute that conducts biomedical research on serious diseases, e.g. AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, corona, tuberculosis and autoimmune diseases such as MS, as well as age-associated diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. We aim to contribute to developing vaccines and medicines for life threatening human diseases. At the same time, we also expend a great deal of energy on the development of testing methods that do not involve animal testing.
Within BPRC we have a vacancy for a
We have a vacancy for a Postdoc to strengthen our newest department Neurobiology & Aging. This department investigates aging and age-associated diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia, diseases that affect more and more people every year. Besides, the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 are investigated. Many aspects of these diseases are still unknown of misunderstood and/or not fully examined.
You will be busy with the following activities
- You will be concerned with more in depth research of this neuroscientific field
- You will cooperate on many aspects of this research and will use your knowledge and ideas to design and execute projects. This all happens within cooperation of the department and in collaboration with several other disciplines of BPRC, like veterinarians, radiology and pathology
- Because of the nature of this work, you will be responsible for scientific reports and for publishing research data
What we have to offer
An independent and versatile job in a stimulating environment with a diversity of great colleagues.
Do you want to apply?
If you’re interested in this job, please send us your letter and resume. You can do this by e-mail to: [email protected]
For more information about this vacancy, you can contact the Neurobiology & Aging department at 015 284 27 28.
- Eye for detail and able to work accurately
- Good network and communication skills
- Flexible and motivated work attitude
- Positive opinion about our institute activities
- PhD in Neuroscience or a related area
- Proficient in molecular biological techniques, data analysis and statistics
- Experience in writing scientific articles
- Experience in grant writing has a preference
- FELASA certificate (article 9) is recommended
- Good presentation and writing skills in English and preferably also in Dutch
Neurobiology & Aging,