Posted on April 26, 2021
What are we looking for
As new director of the European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing (ERIBA you are an authority within the field of ageing with a high ambition for our institute.
You are a visionary and inspiring leader, able to coach an enthusiastic team of scientists. As department head you will contribute to the UMCG’s mission in education, research and other policies.
More specifically you are :
and a keen interest to build bridges with these partners.
ERIBA, embedded within the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), is an internationally renowned research institute that aims to deeply understand the critical mechanisms of ageing, in order to develop novel interventions in strategic alliances with clinical and industrial partners to defy age-related frailty.
ERIBA creates an inclusive environment that fosters excellence in science in order to attract and stimulate talent and to capitalize knowledge.
Researchers in ERIBA focus on biological mechanisms of ageing and ways to increase a healthy lifespan, using various model organisms and advanced research tools.
Their recent discoveries explain ageing phenomena such as stem cell decline, genome instability, loss of protein homeostasis, and metabolic decline.
These phenomena are at the root of age-related frailty and major age-related diseases. ERIBA’s approach has already yielded several new drug targets, specialized models, and assays for the purpose of adding more healthy years to human life.
ERIBA is one of the first institutes in the world with a dedicated focus on ageing and the only research institute with such focus in the Netherlands.
It distinguishes itself by :
The University has identified healthy ageing as one of its four main strategic focal areas, encompassing all of its faculties (ranging from social sciences, economy to science and engineering), ensuring significant investments in this priority area.
What we offer
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience and expertise, based on a full-time appointment.
In addition, the UMCG will offer you 8% holiday pay and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. Terms of employment according to the Collective Labor Agreement (CAO) for University Medical Centers in the Netherlands.
For more information about the vacancy, you can contact :
ERIBA website : https : / / eriba.umcg.nl /
Annual reports of the institute : https : / / eriba.umcg.nl / annual-report /
UMCG website : https : / / www.umcg.nl /
Information about the city of Groningen : https : / / gemeente.groningen.nl
For questions about the position
Any questions? Do contact us.
How to apply
Please use the the digital application form at the bottom of this page - only these will be processed.
You can apply until 25 May 2021 .
Within half an hour after sending the digital application form you will receive an email- confirmation with further information.
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Nina van Venrooij Team Recruitment