Postdoctoral position in cancer microbiome research

Postdoctoral position in cancer microbiome research


Postdoctoral place in most cancers microbiome analysis

The College of Luxembourg aspires to be one in every of Europe’s most extremely regarded universities with a distinctly worldwide and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of analysis and instructing, is related to its nation, is understood worldwide for its analysis and instructing in focused areas, and is establishing itself as an revolutionary mannequin for up to date European Larger Training.

The School of Science, Know-how and Drugs (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary experience within the fields of ArithmeticPhysicsEngineeringLaptop ScienceLife Sciences and Drugs. By means of its twin mission of instructing and analysis, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate data and prepare new generations of accountable residents, so as to higher perceive, clarify and advance society and atmosphere we dwell in.

Your Position…

The Molecular Illness Mechanisms (MDM) group on the College of Luxembourg (UL) goals at understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying power irritation and colorectal most cancers improvement. We’re notably keen on understanding the position of the microbiome in CRC initiation and development, a subject that’s quickly gaining momentum. Specifically, microbiome-derived metabolites have been prompt to take part in tumor development and metastasis dissemination. Moreover, exterior components corresponding to dietary habits and life-style have been proven to affect the bacterias within the intestine.

Within the MDM group, we’re utilizing cutting-edge in vitro programs (intestinal organoids) in addition to in vivo CRC fashions (together with gnotobiotic fashions) to deal with the vital query of the position of microbiome-host interplay in CRC in addition to perceive if and the way dietary regimens affect CRC. We’re searching for a extremely motivated Postdoctoral researcher to hitch our group. She/he ought to have a powerful background in microbiology. Experience in animal experimentation is required.

Analysis space/area


  • will independently develop and drive his/her mission
  • will conduct and interpret analysis experiments
  • will recurrently report and talk about the outcomes
  • will work in a group and assist steering to PhD candidates
  • may have the chance to be concerned in varied initiatives at the moment operating within the group
  • will have the ability to type beneficial nationwide and worldwide collaborations
  • may have the chance to develop instructing expertise by contributing to instructing in his/her space of experience
What we anticipate from you…
  • PhD in Microbiology or Molecular and Mobile Biology
  • Expertise in molecular biology, microbiome and tumor metabolism
  • Language expertise (Glorious command of English)
  • Robust background in microbiome-host interplay, particular curiosity in most cancers metabolism and epigenetics
  • Autonomous and extremely motivated

We provide…

  • Very worldwide group and atmosphere
  • Alternative to work inside a group of 13 folks together with Grasp and PhD college students, PostDoc and analysis scientists.
  • UL gives a aggressive wage
In Quick…
  • Contract Kind: Mounted Time period Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Foreseen beginning date: November 2021
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04244

Functions ought to embody:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cowl letter

Early utility is very inspired, because the purposes will likely be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally by means of the HR system. Functions by electronic mail won’t be thought-about.

The College of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and variety as key values. We’re totally dedicated to eradicating any discriminatory barrier associated to gender, and never solely, in recruitment and profession development of our workers.

In return you’ll get…
  • Multilingual and worldwide character. Trendy establishment with a private environment. Employees coming from 90 nations. Member of the “College of the Larger Area” (UniGR).
  • A contemporary and dynamic college. Excessive-quality gear. Shut ties to the enterprise world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A singular city website with wonderful infrastructure.
  • A associate for societyand business. Cooperation with European establishments, revolutionary firms, the Monetary Centre and with quite a few non-academic companions corresponding to ministries, native governments, associations, NGOs …

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