Holland: Molecular Genetics/PhD

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In the diabetic heart, metabolism is
chronically altered. The applicant will study metabolism and vesicular
trafficking in cardiomyocytes from diabetic rodents, and verify changes
in trafficking-protein expression in heart tissue from diabetic
patients, to identify targets for metabolic therapy.


University Graduate
Degree in Molecular
Life Sciences/ Health Sciences/ Biology/ Medicine. Experienced with
rodent models, standard biochemical techniques, radio-isotopes and
Western blotting. Participation in international collaborations. We
welcome good team collaboration and communication skills.


Universiteit Maastricht
Universiteit Maastricht (UM) the youngest
university in the Netherlands, is renowned for its unique, innovative,
problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale
and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a
multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in
research institutes and schools. Currently UM has around 11500 students
and 3,000 employees. Reflecting the universitys strong international
profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The
university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life
Sciences, Faculty of law, Faculty of Economics and Business
Administration, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and
Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology.

Conditions of employment

Maximum salary amount in Euro’s a month 2558
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: 4 years
Maximum hours per week: 38

Additional conditions of employment:
Your salary would be € 2.000,- gross per month in the first year up to
€ 2.558,- gross per month in the fourth year according to the
PhD-student salary.

Additional Information

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

Dr. Joost J.F.P. Luiken
Telephone number: 043-3881209
E-mail address: j.luiken@gen.unimaas.nl
Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links.

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You can apply for this job before 28-07-2008 by sending your application to:

Universiteit Maastricht
FHML, afd P&O
P.O.Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht
The Netherlands
E-mail address: pzfdgvacatures@facburfdg.unimaas.nl

When applying for this job always mention the vacancy number AT2008.195.


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