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Cardiologie Erasmus MC

PhD in Single Cell and Spatial Omics Technology

“Single cell & spatial omics technology for cancer biology"
  • Closing date 10-10-2023
  • 23.09.23.TBW
  • 36 hours
  • Research university
  • Research & Education
  • Closing date 10-10-2023
  • 23.09.23.TBW

Job description

The Chien lab is looking for a self-motivated PhD with a background in omics technology and analysis. The Chien lab develops technologies combining advanced imaging & analysis as well as single cell sequencing and proteomic profiling to address biological questions, particularly in cancer biology. 
The goal of the project is to develop multiplexed single cell and spatial omics technologies that enable profiling of multiple cell (sub)types or phenotypes of interest simultaneouly in tumor samples (cell lines, primary cultures and/or tissue sections). The technologies will be used to decipher mechanisms of interaction between (selective) cancer cells and their tumor microenvironment. The successful candidate will interact or collaborate with the multidisciplinary team members in the lab and will also be part of Oncode Institute which Dr. Chien is affiliated with. 

Work environment

A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way. In research, education and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow.

Qualifications and skills

  • The successful candidate must have hands-on lab experience and a MSc in a relevant discipline (Biomedical Sciences, Omics Technology, Bio-engineering, Cancer Biology etc).
  • A strong command of scientific English in speech and writing is essential.
  • Proficiency in any of the following programming languages is a plus: R, Python, command line language. 
  • Hands-on experience with next-generation (single cell) sequencing is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of (single cell) sequencing analysis concepts is a plus. 

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

  • You will receive a temporary position for 4 years. The gross monthly salary is € 3.536,- (scale OIO), based on a full-time working week of 36 hours.
  • Excellent fringe benefits, such as a 13th month that is already paid out in November and a individual travel expense package.
  • Pension insurance with ABP. We take care of approximately 2/3 of the monthly contribution.
  • Special benefits, such as a incompany physiotherapist and bicycle repairer. And there is also a gym where you can work on your fitness after work.

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Miao-Ping Chien, group leader, phone number: +31 (0)10 7043073

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

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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