Full-time Research and Teaching Position in Pharmaceutics

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

Job description

A full time mandate of assistant professor is granted for a first term of 2 years, renewable after notice of the competent bodies for 2 other periods of 2 years maximum for a full time.  The purpose of the mandate being to lead and finalize a doctoral thesis, the tasks will be equitably divided between teaching and research .  These can be reviewed on a regular basis.

The doctoral thesis will be part within the Faculty of Pharmacy of the ULB in the research team of the  unit of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics under the supervision of Prof. Nathalie Wauthoz (unit manager: Prof. Karim Amighi) of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics (department manager : Prof. J. Goole).

The objective of the research project is to modulate and/or target pulmonary macrophages that have a role in the majority of respiratory diseases, through the development of pharmaceutical technologies innovative dry powders for inhalation.

This project will focus in the production and characterization of inhaled formulations, and their in vitro evaluation on polarized macrophages, and their in vivo evaluation on well-established preclinical models in our research unit or in partner laboratories. 

Main Research Field : Pharmacological Sciences

Sub Research Field : Pharmacy

Required educational level: Master level or equivalent in Pharmacological Siences 

Required Languages :

Fran ais : excellent 

English : good 

Interested ?

For more information, please contact Prof. Nathalie Wauthoz (Phone: +32 2 650 52 54 E-mail: Nathalie.Wauthoz@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/S096

Application deadline : 31/05/2023

Start date: 01/10/2023