Job Openings

IRB Barcelona works to ensure fair and transparent recruitment, to promote equal opportunities, and to improve appraisal procedures.

In order to achieve these goals, and in the context of “HR Excellence in Research”, our institute endorses the Requirements and Principles of the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, and Open, Transparent, Merit-based recruitment promoted by the European Commission.

Check out our Recruitment Policy.

IRB Barcelona seeks to recruit a Laboratory Technician to join the lab of Dr. Núria López-Bigas at the IRB Barcelona ( This position is intended for a substitution of a maternity leave.

IRB Barcelona is seeking a Head of Fundraising, Marketing & Communication. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, developing and coordinating private fundraising initiatives, as well as IRB Barcelona’s marketing and communication strategies.

IRB Barcelona seeks an experienced System Administrator to work in the IT Department.

IRB Barcelona is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to work on the project entitled ‘Hypermutated tumors: insight into genome maintenance and cancer vulnerabilities provided by an extreme burden of somatic mutations — HYPER-INSIGHT’, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 757700).


The Stem Cell and Cancer group, headed by Prof. Salvador Aznar Benitah, is seeking to incorporate a Laboratory Technician to support a sponsored drug discovery program in collaboration with ONA Therapeutics S.L., a startup located at the ‘Parc Científic de Barcelona (PCB)’.

IRB Barcelona is seeking a highly motivated research and service-oriented Core Facility Manager to enlarge the services pipeline currently offered by its Functional Genomics Core Facility (FGC).  

IRB Barcelona is seeking a Public Procurement Technician for the preparation and follow-up of all administrative documentation of the IRB Barcelona tender procedures as contracting authority, according to the Spanish Public Sector Contracts Law. The successful candidate will join the Legal Department of IRB Barcelona. He/She will be expected to work independently and as a part of a small team.

IRB Barcelona is seeking a General Infrastructures & Services Head committed to the challenge of providing excellent service in an international research environment.