Postdoctoral position, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Country: Belgium;

City: Antwerpen

Vacancy added: 09.02.2019


Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 31.03.2019


The Centre for Proteomics (CfP) is a core facility at the University of Antwerp that brings together expertise and equipment in the area of chromatography and mass spectrometry for proteomics applications. The centre is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy for a

Postdoctoral position in the area of Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Job description

  • You contribute to research in the field of Proteomics.
  • You collaborate with other research groups, especially from the University of Antwerp, who need Proteomics assistance.
  • You are co-responsible for the operation and maintenance of the instruments of the core facility.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a PhD degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Bio-engineering or Biomedical Sciences.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • You have good management skills.
  • You have hands-on experience with Mass spectrometry based proteomics (LC-MS/MS), statistics and proteomics data analysis.
  • Also PhD students in the final year of their degree can apply.

We offer

  • a fixed-term employment contract; 2 years (with the possibility of renewal after positive evaluation);
  • earliest starting date is April 2019;
  • a full time gross monthly salary based on your profile and years of relevant experience;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

  • Applications may only be submitted online, until the closing date 31 March 2019.
  • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
  • More information about the application form can be obtained at
  • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Inge Mertens (Tel. +32 (0)3 265 33 87).

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