Life Sciences-Gene regulation
postdoc, 3 years, Luxembourg

re-posted from, 25.05.2010


The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Life Sciences Research Unit in the Facutly of Science, Technology and Communication for a Post-doc in Life Sciences (assistant chercheur position):
   3-years contract, renewable, starting in September 2010
   Employee status
   Reference: F1-060004
Using molecular biology and computational biology approaches, the objective of the team is to gain further insight into the gene regulation during differentiation, such as that of monocytes into macrophages and of pre-adipocytes to adipocytes. Special focus of the project of the successful candidate will be the investigation of the role of miRNAs in this process.
Main tasks:
   Supervision of MSc and PhD students,
   Teaching Molecular Biology courses to BSc and MSc students.
The University provides for a well-equipped laboratory with up to date techniques and a competitive remuneration.

Qualifications and experience

   PhD in biosciences
   Strong background in gene regulation and miRNA biology
   Experience with methods, such as ChIP, microarrays miRNA expression analysis and culture of differentiating cells
   Language competences: fluency in English is mandatory, knowledge in German or French would be an advantage

For details on how apply see the origin information here .