Would you like to participate in the evolution of research on dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Would you like to collaborate with renowned specialists in this field?

Job Description

The Memory Centre is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to join its laboratory on projects related to the interaction of the intestinal microbiota in the field of dementia related to Alzheimer's disease. The projects include a clinical study that aims to identify the impact of the human microbiota on the onset and development of normal pressure hydrocephalus, a frequent cause of dementia and gait disturbances in the adult and older person. The project will be supported by the Race Against Dementia Foundation.

The person we are looking for will have the following missions and responsibilities:

  • finalize the research protocol
  • contribute to project management ;
  • analyze and interpret data ;
  • presenting results at national and international events/conventions ;
  • writing scientific publications ;
  • preparing other grant applications ;
  • supervise scientists, technicians, apprentices or students.

Required profile

  • Possess a PhD with a specialization in research focusing on the interaction between the microbiota and the host immune system or have proven experience in this field.
  • Advance knowledge on multivariate statistics of omics data.
  • Experience in the analysis of microbiota derived metagenomics data would be very appreciated.
  • Good mastery of R and knowledge of Python.
  • English level C1 required (all documents must be in English).
  • Practical laboratory experience in molecular biology is welcome, preferably experience in PCR and DNA sequencing on next generation platforms (Illumina MiSeq).
  • Experience in bioinformatics and statistics related to clinical data analysis is appreciated.

Additional Information

Starting date: 01.11.2021
Job vacancy: 1
Workplace: Memory Center
Activity rate: 100%
Contract: CDD of 12 months, private law contract
Application deadline: 29.10.2021
Inquiry: Scientific Secretariat of the Memory Center, Tél. 022 372 58 12
Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of diplomas and the last two work certificates.

This announcement is addressed equally to women and men.

Please apply here.


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