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Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and the University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence—a seal that was awarded in 2011.
The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 27 laboratories and seven core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions.
IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 members and 35 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona forms part of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the “Xarxa de Centres de Recerca de Catalunya” (CERCA).
The contract will be co-financed by the ‘Project PDC2021-121010-I00, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación/ Pruebas Concepto 2021.
We are searching for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to work on projects projects analysing the biology of brown adipose cells with the aim of understanding the control of energy homeostasis in mouse mutant models.
The ideal candidate should have previous experience in metabolic analysis, and in the biology of brown adipose cells, including mitochondrial metabolism, autophagy, molecular, and cellular biology. She/he should have strong analytical skills, in addition to creativity, curiosity, enthusiasm, and ability to work in a team. The candidate will participate and perform the activities, and tasks operating in our laboratory.
The CMDMLab (Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria) is a strong interdisciplinary and international research team with unique expertise in the implications of mitochondrial dysfunction in the ethiopathogeny of disease.
Participate in metabolic research projects in the group
Present and discuss research projects in the group and in the institute
Write manuscripts together with other researchers and the PI
Help to shape the project into a drug discovery initiative and to support implementing the project valorization actions
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Must Have – Required:
- PhD in Biomedicine
- Fluency in English
- Knowledge in Mitochondrial metabolism
- Ability to work independently and within a collaborative research team
- Business-oriented mind and with entrepreneurial spirit
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience in international teams
- Experience in mouse work
- Experience in mitochondrial – endoplasme reticulum contacts
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS:
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.
Estimated annual gross salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
International environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious, diverse and inclusive international research institution and to become a member of an established research group.
Benefits: Continuous training in a high-quality environment with unique professional career opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS:
Deadline for applications: 31/07/2022 (If no suitable candidate is found, the deadline will be extended)
Number of positions available: 1
- Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter, experience, management of research and innovation.
- Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
- Job offer: Will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview.
Note: The strengths and weaknesses of the applications will be provided upon request.
'If you, as an applicant, have any suggestion or wish to make a complaint regarding the selection process, please contact us at the following email address: email@example.com You will receive a response within a month.'