Postdoc 'Radboud Consortium for Glycoscience'

Postdoc 'Radboud Consortium for Glycoscience'

Published Deadline Location
13 Jul 31 Aug Nijmegen

Job description

The Radboud Consortium for Glycoscience (RCG) is an interfaculty initiative to promote research in the field of Glycosciences. Research groups of the Medical and Science faculties of Radboud University (see website) are collaborating in a diverse range of Glycoscience projects, ranging from synthetic and analytical chemistry to biology and applied clinical research. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher to promote visibility of the RCG and further expand the network internationally with a clear focus on Glycan Editing.

As a postdoc you will actively interact with members of the RCG, work on glycomics and glycoproteomics projects, write collaborative grants and develop (international) teaching programs on Glycoscience. The position is formally housed within the analytical team of the Glycosylation Disorders group with strong links to other RCG investigators. As this position is an interfaculty position, regular meetings with collaborators at Radboud University will be organized.

Tasks and responsibilities
  • Collaborate in RCG projects on glycomics/glycoproteomics technologies in our analytical glycan mass spectrometry team.
  • Develop (international) teaching programs on Glycoscience within RadboudUMC and RU educational program.
  • Support grant writing.
  • Actively promote the Radboud Consortium for Glycoscience, for example via the website or via own ideas.

Specifications

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)

Requirements

In addition you possess the profile below:
  • Academic degree (PhD) in analytical chemistry, preferably glycan mass spectrometry.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capacity to translate high-level expert knowledge at different levels.
  • Proactive and enthusiastic.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 2 years.

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together. We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.
  • In addition to your monthly salary and an annual vacation allowance of 8%, you will receive an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
In addition to our terms of employment, we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC.

Employer

Radboudumc

The post-doc will collaborate with multiple groups within the Radboud University and will physically be based in the Translational Metabolic Laboratory (TML). TML houses a broad range of mass spectrometry equipment, including Agilent QqQ and QTOF, Sciex QTRAP and Bruker timsTOF mass spectrometers. At Radboud university, the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) and the Free Electron Laser for IR Experiments (FELIX) facility host chemical labs, NMR spectroscopy, LCMS and IR ion spectroscopy.

Radboudumc
Radboud university medical center is a university medical center for patient care, scientific research, and education in Nijmegen. Radboud university medical center strives to be at the forefront of shaping the healthcare of the future. We do this in a person-centered and innovative way, and in close collaboration with our network. We want to have a significant impact on healthcare. We want to improve with each passing day, continuously working towards better healthcare, research, and education. And gaining a better understanding of how diseases arise and how we can prevent, treat, and cure them, day in and day out. This way, every patient always receives the best healthcare, now and in the future. Because that is why we do what we do.

Read more about our strategy and what working at Radboud university medical center means. Our colleagues would be happy to tell you about it. #weareradboudumc

Additional information

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dirk Lefeber, professor Glycosylation Disorders, or Thomas Boltje, associate professor Chemical Glycobiology. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • €2986—€4707 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 165363-P1016504-1

Employer

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)

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Location

Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 10, 6525 GA, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dirk Lefeber, professor Glycosylation Disorders, or Thomas Boltje, associate professor Chemical Glycobiology. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Application procedure

Application procedure

All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dirk Lefeber, professor Glycosylation Disorders, or Thomas Boltje, associate professor Chemical Glycobiology. Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).