Postdoctoral scholarship holder in the field of mathematical modelling in immunology (not bioinformatics)
University of Antwerp
Antwerp, Belgium  
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Department : Vaccine & infectious disease institute

Regime Full-time

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The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute is looking for a full-time (100%) postdoctoral scholarship holder in the field of mathematical modelling in immunology (not bioinformatics).

Position

  • You will be working on an ERC Starting Grant and will develop mathematical models that allow you to model how T-cells evolve within an individual after an infection .
  • You help coordinate project proposals in the field of mathematical modeling in immunology and contribute to attracting external funding.
  • You assist in the supervision of PhD students and other team members.
  • You fulfil a limited number of teaching activities.
  • You participate in the provision of academic services : you represent the research group both internally and externally, help to coordinate service projects, and so on.
  • Profile

  • You hold a PhD degree related to mathematical modeling in immunology (or epidemiology) (or you will have obtained it by the time you start work).
  • Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and university research policies.
  • Your teaching competences are in line with the University of Antwerp’s educational vision.
  • You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity and cooperation.
  • You are flexible and a team player.
  • You can speak and write fluently in English and are also willing to learn to express yourself in Dutch.
  • Must have skills Programming (C++, Matlab, R, )
  • Must have insights (by prior education, training, ) Differential equation modeling
  • Good to have Experience with supercomputing and individual-based modeling Experience with T-cells (either experimental or computational) Experience with advanced statistics such as longitudinal modeling (mixed models etc)
  • What we offer

  • We offer a full-time appointment as a postdoctoral scholarship holder for a period of 1 year (renewable afterwards);
  • The planned start date is 1st of July 2021 or as soon as possible after that date.
  • Your monthly scholarship amount is calculated according to the scholarship amounts for postdoctoral scholarship holders on the pay scales for contract research staff (Dutch : Bijzonder Academisch Personeel, BAP).
  • You will do most of your work at the Campus Drie Eiken in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.
  • Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp here.
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