Post-doctoral Researcher - SN1019

The NORLUX Neuro-Oncology Laboratory is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to contribute to the development of novel treatment options against Glioblastoma (project ‘Pan-RTK targeting’). The NORLUX Neuro-Oncology Laboratory aims to understand the biological mechanisms underlying  brain cancer, in order to identify novel targets and develop innovative treatment approaches. The lab has a track record in patient-derived glioma models, tumor plasticity and heterogeneity, and tumor metabolism.
84, rue Val Fleuri, Luxembourg L-1526, Luxembourg
01/10/2019 17:07:39
Key Accountabilities
  • Independent implementation and execution of research project and drafting of follow up projects.
  • Design and execute experiments as required by the project.
  • Efficient and productive working mentality, keeping timelines
  • Participate in the activities of the research unit and integrate into teams.
  • Write scientific articles for peer-reviewed international journals.
  • Develop scientific methodology and techniques adapted to the research project.
  • Present the work as well as results during research unit meetings and at international meetings, congresses.
  • Establish and disseminate the bibliography to the other researchers, students and technicians.
  • Communicate problems and suggestions for possible solutions in a transparent manner.
  • Train and supervise technicians, master students and PhD students (if applicable).
  • Stay updated with the current scientific literature concerning the study.
  • Participate in the societal dimension: dissemination of simplified research results to the general public (through articles, conferences, etc.).
  • PhD in Cancer Biology
  • Track record in Cancer Biology and innovative treatment approaches
  • Solid knowledge of patient-derived cancer models
  • Very good knowledge of genetics and other omics analysis for patient stratification
  • Knowledge in neuro-oncology is an asset
  • Previous research publications as first author Self-motivated and independent
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Interest in translational research including company collaborations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable capacity to perform multiple research tasks under time and resource constraints

14 month fixed-term contract, full time, start date: as of November 1st 2019


For scientific questions please contact Prof. Simone Niclou.

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