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The group of Prof. Dr. Jeroen den Hertog currently has a vacancy for a

Postdoc
full time (38 hours/week)
To work on a project aimed at a better understanding of Noonan syndrome

Description of the project: We seek a postdoctoral fellow to work on a project aimed at the development and characterization of zebrafish models of Noonan syndrome and related Rasopathies, in the framework of a European consortium. The project builds on previous work in our lab and focuses on (i) validation of novel candidate Noonan syndrome-associated genes using zebrafish, (ii) development of genetic models of Noonan syndrome in zebrafish using CRISPR/Cas9 technology and (iii) analysis of small molecule inhibitors that may rescue developmental defects in zebrafish Noonan syndrome models.

Requirements: The fellow we seek is a highly motivated researcher with a PhD degree in cell/molecular biology or an equivalent field. Ideal candidates would have a background in zebrafish (developmental) biology and a willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research.

Duration: 1 year with the possibillity of an extension for two years after positive evaluation.

Salary: According to “CAO-Nederlandse Universiteiten” (CAO-NU) salary scale 10, excluding 8% holiday allowance and a 8,3% year-end bonus. We offer an extensive package of fringe benefits.

Location: Utrecht Science Park, De Uithof.

Information: For additional information please contact Prof. Dr. Jeroen den Hertog, j.denhertog@hubrecht.eu or visit the website www.hubrecht.eu.

Interested? Please send your application including CV and contact details of two potential references, before July 20th, 2020 to vacancies@hubrecht.eu, stating vacancy HUBR-2020-06 in the subject line.

Any acquisition further to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

Research group

den Hertog group

Start date

Asap

Location

Utrecht Science Park

Period

Full time

Vacancynumber

HUBR-2020-06