PhD student positions – Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)15.11.2017
At Erasmus MC Rotterdam, we will focus on compound screening using dedicated and novel 3D cultured PC therapy-resistant patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models. The results will be validated in tissue slices of PDXs and in clinical PC organoids. As indicated above, the project is highly multidisciplinary and incorporates both target validation and drug testing using various technologies. Intensive collaboration and short-stay visits to our partners in TransPot will complement the research.
You are a national of a member state of the European Union, an Associated Country or any other third country. At the time of selection, you must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of your research career and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. You also must not have resided or carried out main activities (work, studies, etc.) in the Netherlands for more than 12 months in the past 4 years.
Being able to present a certificate of good conduct is a condition for the appointment.
Conditions of employment
The Erasmus MC is an internationally recognized center for high-quality, compassionate care, highly rated transfer of knowledge and high-quality knowledge development in the fields of illness and health. The TransPot consortium consists of European academic and private sector research groups from The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Finland and Greece. Besides an extensive training programme with frequent meetings and workshops, yearly secondments to various partners are scheduled during the course of the project.
The candidate will be a member of the Experimental Urological Oncology research group of the Department of Urology. The candidate will work within a research team that comprises researchers and technicians dedicated to prostate cancer research.
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