Invitation for applications – open position – Postdoc Antibiotic – antimicrobial resistance – Plant health – One Health EFSA PLANTIBIO project

Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Wallonie, be
Company: Université catholique de Louvain
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-13 02:05:15

We are proposing a post-doc position on the PLANTIBIO research project with the aim to foster knowledge on antimicrobial resistance and potential impact of antibiotic use in plant health.

This position will be granted in the frame of a collaborative research project between the European Food Safety Authority and the Earth&Life Institute & the Louvain Drug Institute at UCLouvain. The project aims at reducing risk assessment uncertainties by data collection on antibiotics for control of plant pathogenic bacteria.

We are looking for a highly motivated and team player researcher (university degree –PhD in Life Science, Microbiology or Pharmacy) interested in a research with both applied and fundamental issues.

Position for a six months post-doc grant, possibly extended for one year.

Expectations, responsibilities and duties

- Lead a research line in the project in interaction with the research team

- Willingness to perform a successful post-doc

- Theoretical and practical knowledge in microbiology and molecular biology

- Previous expertise on antibiotics or antimicrobial resistance considered as an asset

- Good command of spoken and written English is expected

For further information, please contact Pr C. Bragard (

Please send your application as soon as possible, before May 15 at the latest, via e-mail at the same address or at

Pr C. Bragard

Earth&Life Institute

Applied Microbiology, Phytopathology

Croix du Sud, 2 bte L7.05.03

B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve


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