Full-time research and teaching position in microbiology and galenic pharmacy technology, Belgium
A full time mandate of assistant professor is granted for a first term of 2 years, renewable after notice of the competent bodies for 2 other periods of 2 years maximum for a full time. The purpose of the mandate being to lead and finalize a doctoral thesis, the tasks will be equitably divided between “teaching “ and “ research “. These can be reviewed on a regular basis.
The doctoral thesis will be part of a collaboration within the Faculty of Pharmacy of the ULB between the research team of Véronique Fontaine and the laboratory of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics (Dr. Nathalie Wauthoz, laboratory manager: Dr. Karim Amighi).
The objective of the research project is to study the feasibility of a new patented drug combination as a potential anti-tuberculosis drug. This study will focus to study the frequency of development of mycobacterial resistance to this combination, to identify the mechanisms of resistance and to develop a dry powder formulation for administration by inhalation. The efficacy and mechanisms of action of the formulations will be evaluated in an infected macrophage model.
Required educational level:
- Master level in Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Biomedical engineering or equivalent
Required Languages :
- Français : excellent
- English : good
For more information, please contact Véronique Fontaine (telephone: +32 2 6505296 – E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).