VIB is a great place for scientific research, but it's also a vibrant environment that will change your future! Here are some reasons why working at VIB is a good choice:
VIB is a center of excellence in life science, where scientists conduct curiosity-driven research that benefits society.
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1470 researchers and technicians from over 60 countries, with specializations in a multitude of disciplines.
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Multidisciplinarity and the large variety in model organisms make VIB the ideal spot for the next step in your career.
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VIB scientists publish in high-impact publications like Nature, Cell and Science.
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Uniting more than 60 different nationalities. English is the common working language. About 50% of the postdoc population is non-Belgian.
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High investment in technology: state of the art core facilities as well as early access to emerging technologies through tech watch financing.
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Ample training opportunities in technologies, scientific disciplines and transferable skills such as technology transfer, science ethics, science communication,…
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VIB is a catalyzator of a dynamic biotech cluster of academic groups, startup companies and established pharma and agro companies
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Belgium performs very well in many measures of well-being, as shown by the fact that it ranks among the top ten countries in several topics in the OECD Better Life Index.
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VIB is located in Flanders, Belgium, right in the heart of Europe. London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin are just a few hours away. There is much to see, and much to enjoy.
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