IRB Barcelona is a self-standing, non-profit institution devoted to basic and applied biomedical research. It was set up in 2005 jointly by the Government of Catalonia and the University of Barcelona and is located at the Barcelona Science Park. The institute currently has more than 430 members (scientific, technical and administrative staff) from all over the world, who work across disciplines to advance research in the biomedical sciences.

How to apply: 

Applications for the above opening should include CV and motivation letter and should be sent by e-mail to:  Reference: LAB/20/03


  • Deadline for applications: 20/04/2020

When the applicants do not fit the requirements, the deadline will be able to be extended.  


  • Number of positions available: 1


  • Selection process


  • Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter, experience, management of research and innovation.


  • Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.


  • Offered Position: Job Offer will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview. 
Open Positions
Monday, April 20, 2020
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IRB Barcelona seeks a motivated Laboratory Technician for the Molecular Modeling and Bioinformatics Group directed by Prof. Modesto Orozco of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), the employment contract will be financed by the project projecte “Incentius a l'Avaluació de Centres CERCA (in_CERCA)”.


The successful candidate will provide technical support in:


  -Encapsulation of therapeutic oligonucleotides with nanoparticles and new formulations.


  -Monitoring cell entry by confocal microscopy.


  -Evaluation of gene knock-down by Western Blot and RT-qPCR.



Must Have – Required


  • Experience: Encapsulation of drugs, fluorescence/confocal microscopy, cell culture.


  • Knowledge: BSc degree in Biotechnology.


  • Skills: Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English; Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations under a full-time contract. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of an established research group, Molecular Modeling and Bioinformatic Unit.


  • Continuous training in a high-quality environment.