Post-doctoral researcher (neuro)immunology
Hasselt University
Hasselt, Belgium  
3 dagen geleden
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The faculty of medicine and life sciences contributes to sustainable solutions for health-related issues as part of the civic Hasselt University.

The faculty focuses on excellence in education and research and connects with society through a strong collaboration with our partners.

Starting from continuous attention for quality and innovation, the faculty is a breeding ground and magnet for talent with an open view on society, from the region to the world.

The Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED) of Hasselt University conducts high level multidisciplinary research to advance progress in human life sciences.

High-end technology is used to deliver novel insights in three main disease areas : (neuro)immunology, neuroscience and cardiovascular disease.

BIOMED aims to translate new scientific discoveries into applications that contribute to a healthy society in line with the civic ambition of Hasselt University.

Within this stimulating environment, the Neuro-immunometabolism lab is looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to strengthen our team.

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Within our research group we aim to elucidate how lipid metabolism directs inflammatory and repair processes within the central nervous system, and how nutritional components modulate these processes.

For our research we make use of in vitro model systems, animal models and human cells and tissues. Techniques used include :

molecular techniques, qPCR, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, lipidomics and RNA sequencing.

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher who complements the expertise within our research group. Besides doing high quality research you will supervise PhD students and master students, and will participate in writing grants and teaching within our faculty.


  • You have a PhD in (bio)medical sciences (or equivalent). Last year PhD students can also apply.
  • You have a solid junior track record with high impact publications relevant for the research topic.
  • Expertise in neuroimmunology, macrophage / microglia biology, lipid metabolism, animal models or nutritional research is an asset.
  • You have excellent writing and communication skills in English.
  • You have good problem solving capacities.
  • You show initiative.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Critical mindset, fast learner & team player.
  • You are motivated to apply for personal fellowship (Marie-Curie, EMBO, or national funding organizations).
  • Offer

    You will be appointed and paid as post-doctoral researcher.

    We offer a 2 year contract, with the possibility of extension after successfully applying for postdoctoral grants.UHasselt offers its employees numerous staff benefits.

    Selection procedure

    You can only apply online up to and including 08 July 2021 .

    The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file and an interview.

    Further information

    Prof. dr. Jerome HENDRIKS, +32-11-269207, jerome.hendriks

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