Full-time Research and Teaching Position in Organic Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Brussels, Belgium
12 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 May 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

Teaching and research activities with a view to defending a doctoral thesis (PhD)

The person hired will have to perform assistantship tasks in the field of chemistry relating to the lessons of the Microbiology, Bioorganic and Macromolecular Chemistry unit (Prof. F. MEYER), namely general and organic chemistry (practical work and seminars) according to the imperatives of faculty pedagogical coordination. (S)He will also have to carry out various logistical activities related to the Service and the Faculty of Pharmacy. In research, (s)he will have to undertake a doctoral thesis at the interface of organic synthesis and supramolecular assemblies. The doctoral research will concern the design of new fluorophore compounds endowed with recognition properties by supramolecular interactions. The anticancer and antibacterial properties of these molecules will be determined in collaboration with other faculty groups.

  • Organic chemistry synthesis and biochemistry
  • Human skills: 

- autonomy, flexibility, good organization skills

- rigorousness, proactivity, synthetic mind, ability to perform team work 

- good communication skills with various audiences

Preference will be given to pharmacist graduates with affinities or experience in the field of therapeutic chemistry

Main Research Field : Chemistry / Pharmacological Sciences

Required educational level: Master level in Master level in Pharmacological Sciences/Chemical engineering

Required Languages :

Fran ais : excellent

English : good 

Interested ?

For more information, please contact Mr Franck Meyer (Phone: +32 2 650 51 96 E-mail: franck.meyer@ulb.be)

Applications must be sent by e-mail to the rectorate of the Universit Libre de Bruxelles (rectrice@ulb.be ) and to the faculty deanship ( Doyen.ne.pharma@ulb.be and daf.pharma@ulb.be.).

They must include the following :

  • a motivation letter
  • a Curriculum vitae including a list of publications :
  1. if you want you can complete a standard form via our website at https://www.ulb.be/fr/documents-officiels/completer-votre-cv-en-ligneOnce completed, it must be downloaded and attached to the application file.
  • a note on the applicant s PhD research project (4 pages)
  • two letters of reference

Equal opportunities policy

ULB's personnel management policy is geared towards diversity and equal opportunities.

We recruit candidates on the basis of their skills, irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, origin, nationality, beliefs, disability, etc.

Would you like to be provided with reasonable accommodation in the selection procedure because of a disability, disorder, or illness?  Please contact Marie Botty, the person in charge of diversity aspects for the academic and scientific staff (marie.botty@ulb.be). Be assured of the confidentiality of this information.

More details on the ULB gender and diversity policy are available at https://www.ulb.be/en/about-ulb/gender-equality-at-ulb

You will find all the regulations relating to research careers on our site at http://www.ulb.ac.be/emploi/academique.html.

Reference : 2023/S092 

Application deadline : 31/05/2023

Start date: 01/10/2023