Open Positions

We currently have an open position for a junior postdoc to strengthen the multidisciplinary team of academic and industrial partners.


Molecular Biologist/Biochemist for setting up protein purification and biochemical screening assays for drug discovery, and investigate molecular mechanisms of protein activation/inhibition. Experience in biochemical techniques, membrane proteins and protein purification is a strong asset.


  • Recent PhD degree (max 2 years) in Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Bio-engineering, Biology or similar

  • A curious and creative mind set, eager to learn

  • Persevering with good problem-solving skills

  • Ambitious, ability to take ownership of the project

  • Good time and project management skills to adhere to strict project deadlines and milestones.

  • Proven proficiency in English, both written and orally

  • Experienced in project management

  • Effective communicator, reporting results in the team and in consortium meetings

  • Leadership skills, able to inspire and motivate people

  • Excellent team player, working in a multidisciplinary team to reach common goals


  • A full-time appointment (100%) as a junior post doc for a period of 2 years with the possibility of an extension. However, the successful candidate is encouraged to initiate and participate in grant proposals to expand the research line and ensure continuation after the project end.

  • Affiliation to a world-renowned laboratory in transport biology with an extensive international and collaborative network. 

  • The possibility to participate and present your research at national and international conferences.

  • Gain insight in industrial drug discovery through a close collaboration with a pharmaceutical company.


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For more information please contact:

Prof. Dr. Peter Vangheluwe

telephone: +32 16 33 07 20,




Mrs. Veronique Daniëls

telephone: +32 16 32 63 65,


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