Postdoc Researcher

The KWF-sponsored research project entitled "Development of radiolabeled necrosis-targeting probes for early detection of anti-cancer therapy efficacy and anti-cancer treatment: a new theranostic platform" is a multi-disciplinary pre-clinical project involving chemistry, radiochemistry, in vitro assays ...

12 days

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
's-Gravendijkwal, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 36 uur
Salarisindicatie:
$ 2659 - $ 4216 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
Postdoctoraal

Functieomschrijving

The KWF-sponsored research project entitled "Development of radiolabeled necrosis-targeting probes for early detection of anti-cancer therapy efficacy and anti-cancer treatment: a new theranostic platform" is a multi-disciplinary pre-clinical project involving chemistry, radiochemistry, in vitro assays, in vivo experimentation in mice models of cancer using PET, SPECT, optical imaging, and histological validation examination of necrosis-targeting probes.

Functie-eisen

You are a highly motivated candidate with a university PhD degree. You have received excellent scientific training and experience in the field of (Radio)chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biology, or a related field. Preferably experience with radiolabeling techniques and animal PET/SPECT and/or optical imaging. You have outstanding theoretical and experimental research skills, are well organized and result-driven with a strong team spirit. A strong command of scientific English in speech and writing is essential. At time of employment you should have been awarded a PhD degree. You are an inhabitant of one of the member states of the European Union, an Associated Country or any third country.

Being able to present a certificate of good conduct is a condition for the appointment.

Conditions

We offer an initial appointment of one year with possibility of extension for the remaining duration of the project. The total duration of the project is three years. The period of employment can be extended depending on future funding bids, in which the candidate is expected to take an active role.

The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 4.216,- (scale 10), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact:
  • Prof.dr. Clemens Lowik, project leader, phone number: (+31)(0)6 51017742 or e-mail: c.lowik@erasmusmc.nl.
  • Prof.dr. Marion de Jong, PI, phone number: (+31)(0)10 703 5781 or email:
m.hendriks-dejong@erasmusmc.nl Your application must include the following documents:
  • Cover letter explaining your motivation and suitability for the position.
  • CV/resume including your final marks, research projects and other relevant experience.
  • Contact information of 2 senior scientists or principle investigators as references, willing to provide recommendation letters or enquiry.
Please respond by using the apply button.

Bedrijfsomschrijving

A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way. In research, education, and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow.

Erasmus MC is an internationally recognized center for high-quality, compassionate care, highly rated transfer of knowledge and high-quality development in the fields of illness and health. The candidates will be positioned at the Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.

The Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine of Erasmus MC is the largest department of Radiology in the Netherlands and one of the largest in Europe. We are dedicated to high quality patient care, education, and research. Strategic collaborations in the areas of Clinical & Preclinical Molecular Imaging, Image Analysis, and Technology Assessment play a defining role in our research. The research topics are 'validation of new imaging technologies', 'development and evaluation of post-processing techniques', and 'cross-sectional and longitudinal studies to evaluate the relevance for clinical practice'. Besides animal studies, human studies are performed in patient and population cohorts.

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