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Postdoc on the project: Genomic Biomarkers in esophagogastric and pancreatobiliary cancer

The Departments of Medical Oncology and Surgery are looking for an enthusiastic Postdoc who can strengthen the team and  focus on genomic biomarkers in esophagogastric and pancreatobiliary cancer.
  • Closing date 29-03-2023
  • 52.13.22.TDdH
  • 36 hours
  • Research university
  • Research & Education

Questions? Contact our recruiter

  • Closing date 29-03-2023
  • 52.13.22.TDdH

Job description

Studies initiated by the Departments of Medical Oncology and Surgery, such as the PREOPANC, PUMP, ORCHESTRA and SANO studies, are defining the treatment landscape of these poor prognosis cancers. The Postdoc will use the blood samples of these trials for translational studies into prognostic, predictive, and treatment-monitoring markers. Furthermore, the Postdoc will prepare and write liquid biopsy projects to acquire funding for analysis of existing biomarker cohorts and prospective biomarker-driven trials.

Work environment

The post-doc will work closely affiliated to the genomics lab of Prof. John Martens which has an outstanding track record in translational research including liquid biopsies in breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer. From the clinical side, daily supervision will be covered by Dr. Bas Groot Koerkamp and Dr. Bianca Mostert. The team you will be working with includes an assistant professor, several senior scientists, 2 bio-informaticians, 7 PhD students and 8 technicians that work closely with various clinical PIs from the Departments Medical Oncology and Surgery on several genomics and liquid biopsy-focussed cancer research projects.

Qualifications and skills

  • Experience in translational genomic research in cancer.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Experience with esophagogastric and/or pancreatobiliary cancer is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with programming is considered of added value.

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

  • The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of 5.088,- (scale 10), depending on your level of education and relevant experience, based on a full-time working week of 36 hours.
  • A 4% Collective Labour Agreement payraise starting November 2023.
  • You will receive a contract for 3 years.
  • Working from home is a option.
  • Excellent fringe benefits, such as a 13th month that is already paid out in November and an individual travel expense package.
  • Pension insurance with ABP, we take care of approximately 2/3 of the monthly contribution.
  • Special benefits, such as an incompany physiotherapist and bicycle repairer. There is also a gym where you can work on your fitness after work.

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Bianca Mostert, Medical Oncologist, 010 704 19 06.

No agencies please.

Application proces

Step 1 - Apply

Did we get you excited about this position? Submit your application through the application button. You will receive a confirmation of receipt from our recruiter right away.

Step 2 - Selection

Based on your application, we check to see if there is a fit between us. We will let you know as soon as possible whether you are invited for an interview.

Step 3 - Job interview

You have been invited for an interview, great! In this first meeting we get to know each other and see if You can form an idea of the position, the department and Erasmus MC. If the interview goes well usually a second interview follows.

Step 4 - Offer and terms of employment

It’s a match! Your future manager will discuss your salary and employment with you. You will also receive more information about our other terms of employment.

Step 5 - Getting started

Your first working day has come! We are more than happy to have you. Your new department will give you a warm welcome and provide you with all the information you need. Enjoy your job at Erasmus MC!

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Rodger Takken

Rodger Takken
Erasmus MC

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