Early Stage Research in the field of Analytical and Forensic Toxicology at University of Antwerp in Belgium
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Doctoral Research Fellowship in the field of Sciences in (Chemistry, Pharmacy, or an Equivalent Discipline) at University of Antwerp , 2012 Belgium. Full fellowship details:

School: University of Antwerp/Belgium

Level:Doctoral Research

Field(s): Chemistry, Pharmacy, Analytical and Forensic Toxicology.

Deadline: 15th December 2012


Funded by:

  • Marie Curie Initial Training Network “SEWPROF”, the Toxicological Center (Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences) of the University of Antwerp

Beneficiaries:

  • The fellowship is open for Students of the Following Countries: EU citizen or from outside the EU (subject to relevant immigration formalities), who has spent less than 12 months in Belgium in the last three years (e.g. to be eligible for this position, applicants must have spent less than 12 months in Belgium over the last 3 years).

Benefits:

  • The tenure for this award is a period of 3 years, including social security.
  • The position offers excellent networking and training opportunities, including short research stays and visits to other network partner organizations.
  • The candidate will receive monthly mobility, yearly travel allowances, and a career exploratory allowance.

Description

  • The aim of this project is to investigate the sewage epidemiology approach for new drugs/psychoactive compounds and their metabolites.
  • At UA, we will investigate if sewage epidemiology can be used to identify and characterize the use of “new and emerging” substances on the drug market and to estimate their consumption.
  • The constant appearance of new substances on the drug market and changes in patterns of illicit drug use has serious implications for drug policy.
  • The European Monitoring Centre for Drug and Drug Addiction requires better knowledge, together with timely and objective information.

Eligibility

  • You are either an EU citizen or from outside the EU (subject to relevant immigration formalities), who has spent less than 12 months in Belgium in the last three years (e.g. to be eligible for this position, applicants must have spent less than 12 months in Belgium over the last 3 years).
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Basic knowledge of Dutch is an asset. You have a Master in Sciences degree in chemistry, pharmacy, or an equivalent discipline.
  • You must also be in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of your research careers.
  • This is measured from the date when the degree was obtained that would formally entitle you to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in Belgium.
  • You are familiar with chromatographic techniques (e.g. LC-MS) and are willing to take additional training courses
  • You have a strong interest in scientific research Equal consideration will be given to female or male applicants.
  • The Marie Curie programme also encourages the participation of applicants returning to research after a career break.

Fellowship Application Method

  • Apply online


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