POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN SINGLE-CELL (MULTI-)OMICS

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 May 2024

4 May 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

KU Leuven
Research Field

Biological sciences » Other
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Belgium
Application Deadline

30 May 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

38 hours/week
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number

BAP-2024-263
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

About the Role:  We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher to drive development of innovative single-cell multi-omics methods. In this role, you will design methods, execute experiments, analyze data, and collaborate closely with our interdisciplinary team. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to expand your expertise, advance your research profile in single-cell biology, and make meaningful contributions to the field with far-reaching implications.
• Conceptualize novel technologies for single-cell (multi-)omics and their biological or biomedical application. • Develop single-cell multi-omics methods in an interdisciplinary innovation lab. • Troubleshoot and optimize protocols to ensure a high level of quality and reliability of generated results. • Develop automated and/or miniaturized versions of established protocols to enhance throughput and minimize costs. • Optimize and execute experiments using single-cell (multi-)omics methodologies across various sample types. • Horizon scanning and implementation of novel single-cell multi-omics technologies • Be co-responsible for the successful completion and timely delivery of project milestones. • Collaborate with the team to translate technical and biological insights into compelling grant applications. • Foster new relationships with internal and external interdisciplinary research groups. • Report and communicate progress in meetings, publish scientific articles, and participate in international conferences. 


Requirements
Research Field
Biological sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Engineering
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Additional Information
Benefits

We provide full-time employment in a stimulating international work environment equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Initially, we offer a 2-year postdoctoral position with the possibility to extend. Candidates are encouraged to apply for additional (inter)national funding and fellowships. You will be based in Leuven, a historic, dynamic and lively city in the heart of Belgium, within close proximity to major European capitals. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally-oriented university that conducts fundamental and applied scientific research. It is highly inter- and multidisciplinary focused and strives for international excellence. 


Eligibility criteria

• PhD in life sciences (bioengineering, biomedical sciences, genomics or equivalent) with a track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals. • Experience with method development. • Extensive experience with methods and applications for single-cell (multi-)omics. • Extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of classical molecular biology techniques (including DNA/RNA/protein work). • Extensive experience with high-throughput next-generation sequencing methodologies, including barcoding strategies and library construction methods. • Experience in designing high throughput and/or complex experimental workflows. • Experience with troubleshooting. • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities. • Genuine interest and commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and innovation. • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work seamlessly across interdisciplinary teams. • Excellent verbal and written English communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to work independently together with advanced problem-solving skills. • Experience with high-throughput assay automation, including liquid handling robotics and microfluidics, is a plus. • Experience with analyzing and reporting on large-scale datasets and/or single-cell (multi-)omics data is a plus.


Selection process

For more information please contact Dr. Katy Vandereyken, mail: [email protected] .
You can apply for this job no later than 30/05/2024 via the online application tool


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
KU Leuven
Country
Belgium
State/Province
Vlaams Brabant
City
Leuven
Postal Code
3000
Street
Leuven
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://easyapply.jobs/r/clgXQSc21QyEAc161AWj

Contact
State/Province

Leuven
City

Vlaams Brabant
Street

Leuven
Postal Code

3000
E-Mail

[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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