PhD position: Unraveling the role of neuroendocrine cells in neuronal hyperexcitability in non-...

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Aug 2020


We offer:• a full time appointment (100%) as a PhD student for a period of 4 years, of which the first three years are covered by internal research funding (3M180292) and the fourth year by the hosting research group. In the meantime, the candidate will be encouraged to apply for an FWO doctoral mandate. • Membership of a world-renowned laboratory in airway diseases, as part of a motivated interdisciplinary team, with an extensive international network. • The possibility to participate and present own research at national and international conferences

Eligibility criteria

• Master’s degree (with high grades) in Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Bio-engineering or similar • An inquisitive and creative mind, good problem-solving skills• Ambition to start and engage in research, with perseverance to bring the PhD project to a successful defense of the PhD project at KU Leuven• Proven proficiency in English, both written and orally• Strong writing and analytical skills• Good communication and organization skills• Ability to meet deadlines • Capacity to work both as an independent researcher and as part of a team• Team player

Selection process

For more information please contact Mr. Brecht Steelant, tel.: +32 16 32 19 16, mail: or Prof. dr. Peter Hellings, tel.: +3216332342, mail: .
You can apply for this job no later than 01/08/2020 via the online application tool

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