Institut Jules Bordet Fellowship Program, Institut Jules Bordet

Contact person Dr. Evandro de Azambuja
Address Rue Héger Bordet 1
1000 Bruxelles


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These are clinical trials units involved in the coordination and data management of large international phase III trials in the field of adjuvant breast cancer therapy as well as well phase I-II trials in different tumour types. A fellowship at the IJB research provides a unique experience for medical oncologists to become familiar with all aspects of the development and conduct of cancer clinical trials.  Download the PDF flyer.

Fellowship activities

  • Acting as medical advisor for phase II/III trials in the field of neoadjuvant, adjuvant or metastatic breast cancer or other cancers; in addition to being responsible for all medical aspects of a particular trial, a medical advisor participates in conference calls, investigator and other meetings related to the study, often held at major oncology conferences; Writing, discussing, and developing new study protocols in cancer (phase I to III studies)
  • Writing review and research articles, book chapters, and abstracts under the guidance of a senior oncologist with expertise in a particular field of oncology
  • Writing grant applications whenever required
  • Attending and presenting journal clubs
  • Interacting with other departments within the institution for related research activities
  • Attending oncology conferences, meetings and workshops Helping on the training of new team members

Training experience required

  • Hold a degree in medicine and have recently completed, or are soon to complete, their specialisation in Medical Oncology
  • Be no older than 35 years
  • Preferably have some clinical research and publication background
  • Be fluent in English (French and/or Dutch are an asset)
  • Be able to work in an international environment
  • Possess excellent communication skills and team spirit
  • Be able to work within established deadlines
  • Be able to work on different activities (multi-task)
  • Possess computer skills (Microsoft office)

Application deadline

12 June 2017