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 full CV & Motivation Letter and should be sent by e-mail to:, indicating the Reference: LAB/20/05


  • Deadline for applications:20/06/2020

If no suitable candidate is found, the deadline will be extended.  


  • Number of positions available: 1


  • Selection process:


  • Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter & experience.
  • Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
  • Job Offer: Will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview. 
Open Positions
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Attached File: 

IRB Barcelona is seeking a motivated Laboratory Technician for the Translational Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation laboratory directed by Dr. Raúl Méndez.


The successful applicant will provide technical support in:


  • PCR-based genotyping of transgenic mouse colonies.
  • General mouse colony management.
  • Experimental assistance in basic molecular biology (PCRs) and/or tissue analyses (immunohistochemistry etc.) techniques.   

Must Have – Required


  • Experience: At least 2 years of experience in research institutions.


  • Knowledge: BSc in Biology or similar or Biomedical technician with experience in animal models of research.


  • Skills: Experience with PCR, DNA extraction, basic database handling. Basic oral and written English skills




  • Experience: Previous experience in experimental mouse colony management and in vivo experiments.


  • Knowledge: Certification to work with experimentation animal Functions B and C.


  • Skills: Independent, self-reliant, collaborative.
  • 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 leave 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.



  • Continuous training in a high-quality environment.