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Postdoctoral Positions

Posted by , on 1 November 2022

Location: IRIBHM-Brussels-Belgium

Closing Date: 28 February 2023

Postdocs – Human organoid models and Computational Biology

We offer 3 positions

Job description

We hire 2 wetlab and 1 computational biology postdocs for a cutting-edge lineage tracing project in development and cancer.


What we offer

3-year full-time postdoctoral position at IRIBHM, a leading interdisciplinary biology lab from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Starting from 01/01/2023.

Be a major actor in an ambitious project involving:

  • Genetic lineage tracing in thyroid development and cancer progression
  • Cutting edge experimental models, assays and computations
  • An interdisciplinary team with high-level bench and computational expertise

The labs of Costagliola, Detours and Tarabichi are a wetlab and two computational research labs, respectively. The teams focus on organoid model development, transcriptomics, genomics, and image analysis to study thyroid somatic evolution and initiation. Together we combine these wet lab and computational skills to study the development of thyroid cancer.

The labs are located in the Brussels municipality of Anderlecht at the IRIBHM (, which is sitting on the Erasmus campus, also hosting the largest hospital in Brussels ( as well as the Bordet Institute, a world-renowned cancer center (


Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology , Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences or related fields.

The candidate should have knowledge of stem cell culture and differentiation, general microscopy skills, and molecular biology techniques. A research background in organoid technology, transcriptome analysis and gene editing would be an advantage.

You are fluent in both written and oral English communication

You must have good communication skills and collaborative spirits, and are willing to work across multiple teams.

You are motivated by the prospect of mentoring master and PhD students.

Please send your CV and motivation letter to

Please, include ‘ORG:’ in the subject line.


Start date: 1 January 2023

Closing Date: 28 February 2023

Duration: Fixed term

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology , Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatic or related fields.

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