Full-time Research and Teaching Position in Pharmacotherapy of Natural Products in Oncology

Brussels, Brussels, be
Company: Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 02:04:25

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 of a collaboration within the Faculty of Pharmacy of the ULB between Professors Véronique Mathieu, Stéphanie Pochet, Carine De Vriese et Caroline Stévigny about phytomedicines. More precisely, the research project aims to evaluate natural complementary medicines (CM) in oncology, including the evaluation of their oral biodisponibility, their impact on liver metabolism and their therapeutic and/or toxic effects when used in combination with conventional or targeted chemotherapeutic drugs in a rational and computational-based approach (in vitro). The project also includes the study of the natural CM used by cancerous patients and their interactions with their daily treatment.

The hired person will have to contribute to the supervision of several pratical courses and seminars in French at the Faculty of Pharmacy according to our coordination program. Concerned courses include :

  • PHAR J414 : Biomedical analyses and experimental toxicology
  • TRANS J412 : transdisciplinar pharmaceutical project
  • MEDI J401 : toxicology seminars
  • TRANS J111 : seminars (informatic tools)
  • Main Research Field : Biomedical Sciences

    Sub Research Field : Oncology, Phytomedicine, Pharmacotherapy, Metabolism

    Required educational level: Master level in Pharmacy, Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical sciences or equivalent

    Skills required :

  • Required Languages :
    French : excellent (written and spoken)
    English : good
  • Background in cancer cell biology, natural products, toxicology, analytical methods and statistics
  • Human skills: good communication skills allowing to be an active member of a pluridisciplinar team
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