It is part of the assignment of the appointed candidate to develop, within in the broad field of lung fibrosis and tissue regeneration an international, competitive research programme, to pursue excellent scientific results at an international level and to support and promote national and international research partnerships.
The candidate must meet a strong research profile or have the potential to do so. In addition, the candidate is expected to have a multidisciplinary attitude and a willingness to cooperate intensively with other researchers and research units at KU Leuven within and outside of the own department.
The candidate :
Is an excellent, internationally oriented researcher and develops a research programme at the forefront in the field of fibrosis, senescence and lung regeneration.
Strengthens existing research lines and brings complementary and / or additionally new expertise by working closely with the members of the research unit.
Moreover, the candidate collaborates closely with the clinical department of Pneumology strengthening each other’s position in the field.
Publishes articles at the highest scientific level in various leading international journals in the domain and / or broader international top journals.
Develops an own research group.
Supervises master students, PhD students and postdocs at a high international level.
Aims to acquire competitive research funding from national and / or international agencies and submits effective research project proposals for this purpose.
Establishes both within KU Leuven, national and international partnerships in the context... For more information see