Life Sciences-Gene regulation
postdoc, 3 years, Luxembourg
re-posted from ec.europa.eu, 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
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.
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