Job description PhD-Student Amsterdam:
The Department of Experimental Immunohematology is looking for a strong, highly intellectual and motivated PhD-student to investigate how antibodies recruit accessory molecules stimulate destruction of blood cells. The work is based on previous work from our group indicating that clinical significance of auto- and autoantibodies formed against these cell are not only mediated by the antibodies alone, but general immunological- and inflammatory status of the patient.
We offer challenging research topics that can be tackled with state of the art technologies with emphasis on biosensor analysis of cells. The research will performed within a multi-disciplinary and enthusiastic team, consisting of senior research teams, other post-docs, PhD students and technicians.
Where you will work as a PhD-Student:
The Research Division of Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) performs research relating to blood transfusion medicine in its broadest sense and is an integrated division with approximately 250 researchers. The research is performed within the context of the Landsteiner Laboratory of the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, and collaborating strongly with Sanquin Diagnostics. The spear points of our research involves, but is not limited to, immunological response against blood group antigens, immune regulation, antigen presentation, T-cell responses, blood coagulation, phagocyte and cell biology. The PhD student will be embedded in a research group presently consisting of 8 PhD students, 4 technicians, two post-doc, and two senior scientists. Part of this project will also carried out together with Post-doctoral fellow.
We are looking for:
- enthusiastic candidate with PhD in a relevant field (e.g. Immunology or molecular biology / biosensor technologies (IBIS MX96 experience is a pre);
- interest and background in Cellular Immunology and Molecular Biology, antibodies and their receptors;
- an independent scientist that can function well being part of a team;
- good knowledge of spoken and written English is required.
- salary and employment conditions are in accordance with CAO Sanquin (Collective Terms of Agreement);
- a temporary appointment for a period of 3 years;
- a 36-hour-week;
- working hours will be determined by mutual agreement;
- reimbursement of travel expenses in accordance with CAO;
- 8,33% year-end;
- 201 vacation hours with full time employment.
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For additional information on the PhD function in the Department of Immunohematology Experimental please contact dr. G. Vidarsson, tel. +31 6120 22321.
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