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    Augustine Olu
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    The Verwilst Lab is part of the Medicinal Chemistry group, located in the prestigious Rega Institute for Medical Research, and is part of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences at the KU Leuven. KU Leuven, established in 1425, ranks number 42 on the Times Higher Education list. Moreover, according to the Reuters ranking, it is the most innovative university in Europe. The lab hosts a young, dynamic team of researchers specialized in synthetic chemistry with a focus on developing novel heterocyclic drug candidates, mainly geared at microbiological targets.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • We are looking for a highly driven candidate with a team player spirit
    • Candidates must be able to perform research while adhering to the highest standards and integrity, work accurately and meet timelines
    • Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biological/Chemical Engineering or a related field
    • Prior experience in synthetic organic chemistry is a must, experience with protein engineering and assay development are a plus
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency in English are required

    Offer

    We offer a fully funded 4-year PhD student position, in a dynamic scientific environment, at a top international university. The starting date is flexible and will be agreed upon between candidate and promotor, but the aim is to start no later than November 1, 2022.

    Scholarship Type: Fully funded

    Degree level: PhD

    Deadline: July 25, 2022

    How to apply: Log on to their website and apply through the online application tool

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