Joining us

Would you like to join our young and dynamic MICA team? We are always on the lookout for highly motivated PhD candidates and post-docs.

Currently no positions available

Apart from the posted positions, we are always on the lookout for excellent PhD students and post-docs to apply for an FWO PhD fellowship, FWO postdoctoral fellowship or Marie Curie fellowship together.

Working at KU Leuven, living in Leuven

The MICA Lab is part of the Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics of the KU Leuven in Belgium. Our centre is part of the Faculty of Bioscience engineering and Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems. PhD students in Bioscience Engineering follow the doctoral training programme of the KU Leuven Arenberg Doctoral School.

The KU Leuven is a top-ranked university, that provides a stimulating home for all types of research, from fundamental to applied, and from individual research projects to large-scale, international research consortia. KU Leuven Research & Development advances the impact of the research results by facilitating research valorization. KU Leuven has been ranked as the most 'innovative university' of Europe in 2016 and 2017.

The MICA Lab is located in the historical building of the 'Institute for Agriculture' in the beautiful castle parc of Heverlee, near the city centre of Leuven. Leuven is a vibrant medieval university town, situated in the heart of Europe, only 20 min from Brussels. Here you find more information about living and working in Leuven.