Open call for Postdoctoral Candidates to apply for Juan de la Cierva fellowship (ref. PD/17/JCI/--)

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 should be sent by e-mail to irbjobs@irbbarcelona.org. Reference: please provide the reference of the lab you are willing to apply.

  • Internal deadline for applications: 18/12/2017

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

  • Number of positions available: 10, 1 or 2  per laboratory and modality, as referenced.
  • Selection process:
  • Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, 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. 
Status: 
Open Positions
Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

IRB Barcelona seeks Postdoctoral Fellows to apply for the two modalities of Juan de la Cierva Grants, FORMACION and INCORPORACION, in the referenced labs hereunder:

Oncology Programme:

(ref. PD/17/JCI/01FORMACION) or (ref. PD/17/JCI/01INCORPORACION)

Keywords: phosphorylation, tumor, stroma, oncology, p38 MAPK CDK, Cell cycle, colon, lung, signaling, breast, cancer, metastasis, therapy, kinase
 

Cell and Developmental Biology Programme:

(ref. PD/17/JCI/02FORMACION) or (ref. PD/17/JCI/02INCORPORACION)

Keywords: microtubule, mitosis, epigenetics, drosophila, molecular bioinformatics, cell, centrosome, chromatin, proteins, genetics, morphogenesis, chromosomes, pericentriolar material, leukemia

(ref. PD/17/JCI/03FORMACION) or (ref. PD/17/JCI/03INCORPORACION)

Keywords: drosophila, cancer, signalling, growth, developmental biology, genetics
 

Molecular Medicine Programme:

(ref. PD/17/JCI/04FORMACION) or (ref. PD/17/JCI/04INCORPORACION)

Keywords: glucose, glycogen, glycogenosis, Lafora Disease, Pompe disease, diabetes, obesity, pathology, neurodegeneration, molecular, disease, metabolism, astrocyte, neuron, brain, liver

(ref. PD/17/JCI/05INCORPORACION)

Keywords: evolution, genetic code, Mitochondrial diseases, rare diseases, amino acids, animal models, gene translation, tRNA, adenosine deaminases, mitochondria, aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, biotechnology, tRNA, protein synthesis

 

Structural and Computational Biology

(ref. PD/17/JCI/01INCORPORACION)

Keywords: phosphorylation, tumor, stroma, oncology, p38 MAPK CDK, Cell cycle, colon, lung, signaling, breast, cancer, metastasis, therapy, kinase

Profile: 
  • JCI Formación requierements:
  • Thesis defended between 2016-2017
  • PhD not performed at IRB Barcelona.
  • Not have been beneficiary in prior calls of any JCI or RyC.
  • JCI Incorporación requierements:
  • PhD qualifications between 2013-2015
  • Not have been beneficiary in prior calls of any JCI-Incorporación or RyC.
Remarks: 
  • According to the call:

Contract duration: 2 years

More info at:

Juan de la Cierva Formación 2017

Juan de la Cierva Incorporación 2017

  • 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.
  • Training and Career: Postdoctoral researchers joining IRB Barcelona gain access to the Institute’s advanced research training and career development opportunities, all within in a competitive international environment. Courses and workshops on themes of particular interest to postdocs are offered regularly by the Institute.
  • International environment: Nearly 100 Postdoctoral researchers, most than a half of them are non-Spanish nationals, are currently working toward their research at IRB Barcelona.