TRACE is a multidisciplinary initiative focused on the development of Patient-Derived Xenograft (PDX) models, aiming to narrow the gap between preclinical and clinical research by developing a more reliable and predictive in vivo model for different tumor types. The established PDXs have the potential to be a representative oncology model for testing innovative treatment therapies, investigating new and existing pathways and define biomarkers.
We are seeking a highly motivated animal technician to join the group and contribute to our ongoing efforts in the establishment/maintenance of PDXs of various tumors and the evaluation of new anti-cancer drugs. The position is funded in the frame of the prestigious EU Horizon 2020 project EDIReX.
We offer a full time position in a dynamic team of young and highly motivated scientists working in a vibrant scientific environment in which quality, professionalism and social contacts are encouraged. You will have the chance to to gain extensive experience in treatment experiments with mice. You will be part of a European network setting up the standards for PDX research in Europe.
Moreover, KU Leuven offers many advantages like a hospital insurance and group insurance, Eco-cheques, beneficial holiday arrangements, etc.
You can apply for this job no later than 15 October, 2018.
The application must include:
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