Senior Postdoctoral researcher

Senior Postdoctoral researcher

Published Deadline Location
14 Jun 30 Jul Rotterdam

Job description

A postdoctoral researcher position is available in our laboratory, starting Autum 2022, to study the role of virus-specific tissue-resident T-cells (Trm) involved in the control vs. pathogenesis of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) infections in humans. The project will involve detailed analysis of the phenotype, antigen specificity and spatial orientation of HSV-1 reactive CD4 and CD8 Trm cells in trigeminal ganglia (immune control) and corneas (immunepathogenesis) of latently HSV-1-infected individuals.

Specifications

Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)

Requirements

  • You must have a PhD degree in Immunology.
  • You are a highly-motivated scientist with strong quantitative research, organization and communication skills. A strong track record of research accomplishments in T-cell immunology, molecular biology and potentially scRNAseq is requested.
  • You are able to work well both independently and within a team, at national and international levels.
  • You have an excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

Conditions of employment

The position is a unique 4-year fixed term contract, starting as soon as possible. The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 5.483,- (scale 11), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

Employer

Erasmus MC

The Department of Viroscience at Erasmus MC employs more than 200 employees of different disciplines and runs an extensive experimental research program on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of infections by human and animal viruses. The Department of Viroscience harbors well-equipped clinical and experimental virology labs, in which all the virology, molecular biology, pathology and immunology techniques necessary for this project are operational. You will be appointed to the HerpesabNL, led by Dr. Georges M. Verjans.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Georges M. Verjans, Head of the HerpeslabNL at the Department Viroscience, phone number: +31 (0)10 704 40 04 or e-mail:g.verjans@erasmusmc.nl. For queries regarding your application, please contact Jerry Chandansingh, Recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 500 310 06.

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • €4000—€5483 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 18.04.22.TDA-P986637-1

Employer

Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)

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's-Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Georges M. Verjans, Head of the HerpeslabNL at the Department Viroscience, phone number: +31 (0)10 704 40 04 or e-mail:g.verjans@erasmusmc.nl. For queries regarding your application, please contact Jerry Chandansingh, Recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 500 310 06.

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Georges M. Verjans, Head of the HerpeslabNL at the Department Viroscience, phone number: +31 (0)10 704 40 04 or e-mail:g.verjans@erasmusmc.nl. For queries regarding your application, please contact Jerry Chandansingh, Recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 500 310 06.

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

Make sure to apply no later than 30 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).