Call for Applications for the position of Director of the IRB Barcelona

Prof. Joan J. Guinovart, founder-director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) since October 2005, plans to step down from this position early in 2018.

The Board of Trustees has started the process to select and appoint a new director for the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona). CERCA, the network of public research centres in Catalonia, Spain (, to which IRB Barcelona belongs, is delegated to manage the entire selection process.

The Director will be expected to provide inspirational scientific leadership to the Institute and be responsible for its ongoing strategic development, ensuring that its programmes and technical facilities remain at the forefront of biomedical research and that discoveries made at IRB Barcelona are translated into benefits for society. She or he will be an exceptionally accomplished and ambitious scientist with an outstanding international research management profile. The Director will set the example and drive the values and ethos of the Institute.

For more information, please see: Call for Applications: Director of the IRB Barcelona

Closing date: 30 June, 2017