The VIB Myeloid Cell Immunology lab [mailto:The research in which the candidate will be involved will focus on the use of Nanobodies (Nbs, i.e. singe variable domain of camelid heavy chain antibodies) directed against a tumor promoting factor as target for cancer therapy. The MCI lab offers a dynamic and scientifically stimulating working environment within an international, young, enthusiastic, motivated team. ProfileThe candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in biomedical, biochemical, biotechnological laboratory techniques or related fields.General experience in cell cultureGeneral experience in protein purification and protein engineering is recommendedGeneral experience in animal handling and husbandry background, FELASA B certificateSpecialized experience with flow cytometry, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, microscopy or quantitative PCR is a strong bonusGood practical knowledge of EnglishBasic computer skills (text processing, spreadsheet, etc.)Willing to learn new techniques and expanding your knowledgeWilling to participate in the general lab organizationStrong sense of pro-active and results-oriented attitude, highly organized and structured, detail-oriented lab worker with good interpersonal and communication skills We offerNature of the contract:Full time job offerContract of fixed duration (18 months, with a possibility of prolongation)Start from mid-July or 1 August 2021How to apply?Interested candidates should apply online. Please upload you résumé, ideally containing contact information of 2 or 3 referees, and a motivation letter. For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Ir. Jo Van Ginderachter [mailto:] .