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The Department of Bioscience Engineering in the Faculty of Sciences is looking for a full-time (100%) Postdoctoral fellow, domain spectro ( bio ) electrochemistry (2 year s )
The A-Sense Lab at the University of Antwerp has an open position for a postdoc to strengthen our developments in the field of spectro(bio)electrochemistry.
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You are highly motivated to conduct research within an international and interdisciplinary team of researchers, and thus build a professional network and academic career;
You will perform fundamental research within the domain of spectro(bio)electrochemistry;
You possess suitable experience and skills to design spectroelectrochemical cells and setups and conduct experiments rigorously and independently (electrochemistry, Raman spectroscopy, IR and / or UV-VIS spectroscopy);
You will publish your research results in high-level scientific journals and you love to present your results at the national and international level;
You will assist in mentoring junior lab members (MSc, PhD), providing training in spectroelectrochemical techniques and participating in the supervision of research projects;
You will assist in valorization activities in the field of spectroelectrochemical research.
Profile and requirements
We are looking for a flexible and creative person, who is highly motivated to tackle new and complex questions. You will have the opportunity to develop further your own skills and expertise within a vibrant research environment with a large international network.
You hold a doctorate degree (PhD) in Chemistry, Physics, Bioscience Engineering, or a related discipline in the Natural Sciences , and have strong interest in cross-disciplinary research.
You have a productive scientific track record including first-author publications in international journals
You are creative, possess excellent organisational skills and have a cooperative attitude.
You are an excellent team-player, and enthusiastic to learn new technologies and work in interdisciplinary team of biologists, chemists and physicists
Strong communication skills in English are essential, including the ability to present to both academic and non-academic audiences.
What we offer
A dynamic, vibrant and stimulating work environment in A-Sense Lab and the Centre of Excellence on Microbial Systems Technology at UAntwerpen.
We offer a full-time appointment as a postdoctoral scholarship holder for a period of two years;
The planned start date is 1st of February 2022 or soon thereafter
Your monthly scholarship amount is calculated according to the for postdoctoral scholarship holders on the pay scales for Contract Research Staff (Dutch : Bijzonder Academisch Personeel, BAP).
You will receive ecocheques, and a bicycle allowance or a full reimbursement of public transport costs for commuting.
You will do most of your work at Campus Drie Eiken in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.
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The selection committee will review all of the applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure.