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Post-doctoral fellowship - UCLouvain Gynecology Research Pole (IREC)

The Gynecology Research Pole of Clinical and Experimental Research Institute at UCLouvain is currently looking for a post-doc candidate.

Subject: Benign uterine pathologies: endometriosis, fibroids and adenomyosis

Funding: application to the FNRS for a postdoc researcher grant

Starting date: 01/10/2020, duration 2 years (renewable)


  • MSc in medical/biomedical/chemical sciences, pharmaceuticals or bioengineering

  • Motivated, rigorous, autonomous, team player

  • Knowledge of English required

  • High-quality CV

Please address applications to:

Professor MM. Dolmans - Tour Vésale (+3), avenue Mounier 52, boîte B1.52.02-1200 Bruxelles

E-mail : 


PhD Position - UCLouvain Pole of Pneumology, ORL & Dermatology (IREC)

The Pole of Pneumology, ORL & Dermatology  of the Clinical and Experimental Research Institute at UCLouvain is currently looking for a PhD Student.

Desired qualifications : Master in Biomedical Sciences, Biology, or equivalent.
Intermediate level of English Language required.


Project : Translational study investigating the role of IgA impairment in the cause and/or persistance of allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinosinusitis. This will be investigated through combining studies in primary cell cultures, clinical samples and mouse models with the final goal of obtaining a PhD in biomedical sciences.


Dates and funding : starting between 01/02 and 01/10/2020. Funding available for 1 year, application for PhD scholarships foreseen (FNRS, FRS, FRIA).


Applications & information: Please send Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter (with 2 reference letters) to Prof. Valérie HOX : (tel 02/7648675) before 01/02/2020.


Post-doctoral Researcher - UCLouvain Pole of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (IREC)


The Pole of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the Clinical and Experimental Research Institute at UCLouvain is currently looking for a post-doc researcher.

The candidate will work on new mechanisms of signalling through specific membrane proteins, e.g. Aquaporins, in the context of myocardial remodeling. He/she will also be involved in genotype/phenotype correlations with regard to polymorphisms for specific genes coding these membrane proteins in human cohorts and in validation studies in transgenic animals.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Biology/Biochemistry (or an equivalent scientific degree), be highly motivated, independent and senior enough to organise the work of technicians and biological or medical doctoral students and integrate themselves into a team. An excellent background in molecular biology and experimental animal work are required, as is fluently spoken English. A background in bioinformatics is an advantage.

At least two publications as first author in international journals with impact factor ≥ 5 are mandatory.

The candidate will work in an international and highly motivated, well-financed environment with cutting-edge equipment in a WELBIO-funded lab ( ) within the IREC.

The position is initially for 2 years (renewable) and payment is approx. 33,000 euros per annum.

Applications including a full CV, publication list, as well as the contact addresses of 2 referees should be sent (preferably by email) to:

Prof J-L Balligand, Pole of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, FATH/IREC, Tour Laënnec 3d floor, B1.57.04, 57 avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Brussels (

The position is available as early as February 2020.