2 Phd Candidates In Immunotoxicology Or Endocrine Toxicology (0.8 – 1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
December 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2,770
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2 PhD Candidates in Immunotoxicology or Endocrine toxicology (0.8 – 1.0


Job description The Toxicology Division at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) stands as a leading group in research and teaching within neuro-, endocrine, and immunotoxicology, along with exposure assessment. Our mission is to enhance the scientific foundation of chemical risk assessment through fundamental and applied innovative research and teaching in predictive and mechanistic toxicology. We are currently seeking two dedicated, ambitious, and creative PhD candidates to contribute to these objectives and strengthen our Toxicology Division.

Qualifications As a new colleague, you are expected to be a motivated and collaborative team member with excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Initiative, the ability to work independently and in a team, and openness to collaboration across scientific fields (e.g., endocrinology, neurology) are essential.


We offer:

  • a position (0.8-1.0 FTE) for 1 year, with an extension to a total of four years upon successful assessment;
  • a full-time gross salary between €2,770 in the first year and €3,539 in the fourth year of employment in scale P of the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities;
  • 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • A pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.
  • In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, sports and cultural schemes and you get discounts on software and other IT products. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model.

    About the organization A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Sharing science, shaping tomorrow. Additional information

    For more information about this position, please contact Raymond Pieters (associate professor) at [email protected].

    As Utrecht University, we want to be a home for everyone. We value staff with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and identities, including cultural, religious or ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. We strive to create a safe and inclusive environment in which everyone can flourish and contribute.

    The application deadline is 31/12/2023

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