omics@vib - VIB International Postdoc Program

Monday, June 24, 2013
VIB offers international fellowships to integrative biology postdocs who have advanced skills in omics technologies.

The omics@VIB postdoc program offers a highly stimulating and multicultural environment. Embedded in excellent research groups, you will be working on breakthrough science, with access to cutting-edge technologies, three year secured funding and personal career assistance.

We expect you to propose your own integrative biology project, focusing on the use or the introduction of ‘omics’ (bioinformatics, metagenomics, genomics, proteomics...) in the research topic of your choice.

Nationality: VIB International Postdoc program “OMICS@vib” is open to applicants from all nationalities. Applicants should not have been carrying out research in Belgium for more than 12 months during the last 3 years before the deadline of the program on 15/9/2013. Postdocs selected for this program should be able to start their postdoc project before 1/6/2014.

University degree: Applicants must hold a PhD degree before the start of the fellowship, but not necessary when applying.

Publication record: Applicants must have a proven record of research accomplishments and at least one original first author publication (including joint authorship), either published or accepted in an international peer-reviewed journal with high recognition in the field.

Age: Candidates should not have more than 5 years of postdoc experience at the moment of the deadline 15/9/2013.

Career Break: One additional year will be taken into account for every childbirth or any other officially stated career break reason (caring for sick children or parents, additional studies…)

Language: English is used in all VIB laboratories for oral and written scientific communication. Candidates must deliver proof of a solid English working knowledge. Adding TOEFL test results in your cv is recommended.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline is 15 September 2013.

Click here for further details and application


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