Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

VIB International Postdoc Program

Gent, Belgium
Application deadline: 15 Sep 2012

VIB offers international fellowships to integrative biology postdocs who have advanced skills in  omics technologies.

The omics@VIB postdoc program offers a highly stimulating and multicultural environment. Embedded in excellent research groups, you will be working on breakthrough science, with access to cutting-edge technologies, three year secured funding and personal career assistance.

We expect you to propose your own integrative biology project, focusing on the use or the introduction of ‘omics’ (bioinformatics, metagenomics, genomics, proteomics...) in the research topic of your choice.

The call opens on 15 May 2012, the final deadline is 15 September 2012.


VIB International Postdoc program “OMICS@vib” is open to applicants from all nationalities. Applicants should not have been carrying out research in Belgium for more than 12 months during the last 3 years before the deadline of the program on 15/09/2012.

Postdocs selected for this program should be able to start their postdoc project before 1/6/2013.

University degree

Applicants must hold a PhD degree before the start of the fellowship, but not necessarily when applying.


Publication record

Applicants must have a proven record of research accomplishments and at least one original first author publication (including joint authorship), either published in or accepted by an international peer-reviewed journal with high recognition in the field.

Candidates should not have more than 5 years of postdoc experience at the moment of the deadline, 15 September 2012.