PhD Scholarship at University of Ghent

Applicants are invited to apply for a PhD scholarship in biotechnology at University of Ghent. Successful candidate will have funding to work and study for 2 years in Belgium. Potential candidates should apply before January 05, 2019.

The BioPort group from Ghent University is currently looking for a talented PhD-student to be hired on a project running for 2 years and willing to apply for a personal FWO scholarship to extend his/her research.

BioPort is a young and dynamic research group at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University and recently started a new and emerging research line on extracellular transport over biological membranes related to Industrial Biotechnology.

The goal is to both examine fundamental aspects of transporter enzymes like their specificities towards different substrates and catalytic properties, and at the same time develop platform systems for advanced export in synthetic biology systems. Suggestions by the candidate related to these topics are highly appreciated.

We are looking for a motivated PhD-student willing to join our team for a period of two years. You will be employed on a running project aiming to develop innovative solutions for transport in synthetic biology. We will support your personal application for a FWO PhD fellowship strategic basic research or FWO PhD fellowship fundamental research with deadline of March 1st 2019. Obtaining such a scholarship will allow you to extend your research time and obtain a PhD-degree. More information on these PhD-scholarships can be found on the webpages mentioned below:

The scholarships are highly competitive and require strong input from the candidate. Hence, we are looking for a candidate eager to obtain a PhD and fascinated by research in an academic set-up.

Please check the detailed eligibility criteria at the FWO website yourself before applying for this position. Non-eligible candidates will not get a reply.

If you are an eligible candidate, are enthusiastic about this subject and are interested in joining our BioPort team, please send your motivation letter and CV (including study results, thesis research topic, contact information of possible referee persons and a recent picture of yourself) to Prof. Dr. ir. Inge Van Bogaert ( before January 5th, 2019.

Please use the reference Application_START.

BioPort Group Centre for Synthetic Biology

Department of Biotechnology Faculty of Bioscience Engineering Ghent University

Coupure links 653 9000 Gent


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