Vacancy for PhD student at KU Leuven BIOMAT

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Apr 2020


- Attractive 4-year full-time employment contract
- Continuation after the first 6 months/year is dependent upon a positive evaluation.

- Supervision by recognized experts and access to state-of-the-art research infrastructure.

- Highly innovative research project aiming to improve dental composite technology.

- Training in complementary skills via participation at local and network-based events.

- Salaried position according to the KU Leuven salary rates for PhD students.

Eligibility criteria

The candidate should be a holder of a university degree (such as or equivalent to Master in ‘Biomedical Sciences’, ‘Dentistry’, ‘Medicine’, ‘Biology’, ‘Bio-science Engineering’, ‘Materials engineering’, ‘Chemistry’, etc.) and should have a particular interest in biomaterials research (physico-mechanical biomaterial properties, chemical analysis, bioactive properties, etc.). The candidate must be able to work in team, as he/she will work in close collaboration with another PhD student, who will focus on biocompatibility testing. The candidate is expected to conduct the project towards a PhD degree, which includes a 4-year program, and therefore needs to enroll in the KU Leuven PhD program of the Biomedical Sciences Doctoral School.

Selection process

For more information please contact Prof. dr. Bart Van Meerbeek, tel.: +3216337587, mail: or Mr. Ben Mercelis, tel.: +3216332414, mail: .
You can apply for this job no later than 20/04/2020 via the online application tool

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