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Oferta de trabajo: Varias posiciones disponibles en CIC biomaGUNE

Research Professor in Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine

The Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials, CIC biomaGUNE, together with IKERBASQUE invites applications for one position of Research Professor in BIOMATERIALS FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE.

We are looking for candidates with strong experience in the broad field of Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine. Experience in therapeutic nanostructures, artificial cell matrices, bioprinting and cell therapies will be highly valued.

The successful candidate must have an established record of excellence in research in this area and is expected to develop internationally recognized, externally funded research programs that complement or extend the strengths of CIC biomaGUNE, build internal and external collaborations, generate technology transfer and mentor graduate students and postdocs.

Candidates should provide a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, detailed description of research interests and contact information of three references. Only researchers with a strong record of research and extensive group leading experience will be considered. Women candidates are particularly welcome.

All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae to rrhh@cicbiomagune.es indicating reference 321 Regenerative Biomaterials Research Professor.

The deadline for application is July 15, 2018.


PhD Position in Biohybrid Photocatalysts

A PhD position is available as a collaborative project between the groups Aitziber L. Cortajarena (Biomolecular Nanotechnology Lab at CIC biomaGUNE) and Luca Salassa (Inorganic Photochemistry Lab at DIPC). This project aims at developing hybrid structures for bioorthogonal drug photoactivation and photocatalysis.

Candidates should have a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Candidates that are in the process of their Master thesis defense in the next 3 months will also be considered.

Previous experience in protein chemistry, protein engineering, molecular biology, organic chemistry, photochemistry, bioconjugation and/or biophysics would be highly valuable but not mandatory. The candidate is expected to work in a multidisciplinary and an international environment. Good interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills in English are required.

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Joint PhD fellowship in Molecular and Functional Biomarkers of Pulmonary Vascular diseases

The research will be conducted by Jesus Ruiz-Cabello group at CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastian-Donostia) and Edurne Berra’s group at CIC bioGUNE (Bilbao). This position requires availability to move between both institutions. Although both cities are at a distance of 100km, public transport connect them easily. The student will be enrolled in a PhD program at the University of the Basque Country as the degree awarding institution.

Requirements: a Master degree in biology, biochemistry or related discipline, and be fluent in English. This project requires solid background knowledge in analytical chemistry, work with live animals and interested in biostatistics and modelling of biological systems.

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Platform Manager in Surface Analysis and Nanofabrication

We are seeking an outstanding applicant with a background in physics, chemistry or engineering to run and maintain the Center’s surface analysis and nanofabrication facility. We are looking for a dedicated, responsible, creative individual to join an eclectic international team of scientists with research interests in the areas soft interfaces, biosensors, biomaterials, bio- and nano-technology and colloid chemistry. The successful candidate will maintain CIC biomaGUNE’s X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, magnetron sputtering, and thermal evaporation instruments, train users, collaborate with researchers and perform service measurements.

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2 PhD POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN A PROJECT ON NANOPLASMONICS AND SERS DETECTION

Applications are invited for the following PhD studentships to work on an ERC Advanced Grant. The research, which will be carried out at the Bionanoplasmonics Laboratory, CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastián, Spain) , under the supervision of Prof. Luis M. Liz-Marzán CIC biomaGUNE, aims at the application of surface enhanced Raman scattering for the real-time monitoring of tumor growth within purposely devised scaffolds. Within this project, two PhD positions are available, to carry out research on the following topics: i. Fabrication of hybrid plasmonic scaffolds for 3D cell culture; ii. Interaction of nanoparticles with cells and tissues

A Bachelor or Masters degree in a relevant area of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biochemistry or Materials Science is required and experience in the fields of nanomaterials and/or biotechnology is highly desirable.

The deadline for application is July 15, 2018.

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Lanzamiento en el IBEC de la 2ª convocatoria del programa postdoctoral BEST

El Instituto de Bioingeniería de Cataluña (IBEC) está buscando candidatos postdoctorales para el Programa de Formación Científica de Excelencia en Bioingeniería (BEST) en la convocatoria 2018, que tiene como objetivo atraer a investigadores internacionales con experiencia en áreas de nanomedicina, ingeniería celular y TICs para la salud, las tres áreas de investigación principales del IBEC. El Programa Postdoctoral BEST es una beca postdoctoral co-financiada por la Comisión Europea en el marco de las acciones Marie Sklodowska-Curie de Horizonte 2020 (COFUND – GA 712754) y  el programa Severo Ochoa del Ministerio de Ciencia y Competitividad español (SEV-2014-0425 (2015-2019)).

Condiciones del empleo:

– Contrato de trabajo  de 2 años para la realización de un proyecto de investigación.
– 32.572 € de salario bruto anual con cobertura de seguridad completa, que incluye beneficios de seguro médico y de accidentes, pensiones y desempleo.
– Asignación familiar anual: 1.817 € para los candidatos con cargas familiares.
– 23 días hábiles de vacaciones pagadas y 9 días de permiso para asuntos personales al año.

Los requisitos para los candidatos:
  • Los candidatos deben haber sido galardonados con el título de doctor antes de la fecha de publicación de los resultados de la convocatoria (3 de septiembre de 2018).
  • Los candidatos son elegibles por un período de los 5 años tras la obtención del título de Doctor en el momento de la fecha de publicación de los resultados de la convocatoria (3 de septiembre de 2018).
  • Los candidatos de todas las nacionalidades son elegibles. A no ser que hayan residido o trabajado en España durante más de 12 meses en los 3 años anteriores a la fecha de publicación de los resultados (3 de septiembre).
  • Ser primer autor en al menos una publicación revisada por pares.
  • Excelente dominio del Inglés.

 Fecha límite de solicitud: 30/04/2018

Para más información sobre el programa BEST consulte su página web.

Oferta de trabajo: Gestor-Promotor en el grupo Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics (Nb4D)

LOCALIZACIÓN:

Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics (Nb4D) group http://www.iqac.csic.es/nb4d/

IQAC-CSIC/CIBER-BBN
Jordi Girona, 18-26

SE OFRECE:

La posibilidad de integrarse en un grupo de investigación con el objetivo de conocer en profundidad la investigación llevada a cabo y el potencial de la misma para generar productos de interés para la sociedad.

RESPONSABILIDADES:

La persona que se incorpore tendrá que responsabilizarse de promover el conocimiento, resultados y servicios tecnológicos del grupo en ámbitos científicos y empresariales, elaborando dossieres, asistiendo a reuniones y eventos relacionados con el mercado de los posibles productos del grupo, organizando reuniones y jornadas, gestionando la pagina web y elaborando un Plan de Marketing, entre otras actividades. Además, se hará cargo de todas las actividades relacionadas con la gestión de la comercialización de nuestros productos, el mantenimiento del sistema de gestión de calidad de la investigación y dará apoyo a la consecución de recursos mediante los diferentes programas nacionales e internacionales, así como la consolidación de contratos con empresas.

PERFIL DEL CANDIDATO:
  • Persona dinámica con buenas habilidades de comunicación e interacción con profesionales de diferente ámbitos, para escuchar y ser sensible a las necesidades de sus interlocutores. Habilidades diplomáticas y negociadoras, así como facilidad para establecer enlaces de colaboración con personas de diversos orígenes e intereses. Actitud positiva para superar posibles dificultades o trabas.
  • Interés en temas de organización / administración / seguimiento de proyectos de trabajo. Capacidad por el tratamiento y explotación de los sistemas de información corporativa con datos científicos
  • Facilidad para saber comunicar resultados científicos dentro del ámbito de la Salud y las Ciencias de la Vida, valorizando su potencial para la creación de productos susceptibles de ser transferidos al mundo empresarial.
FORMACIÓ
  • Doctor en Química, Bioquímica o Farmacia
  • Imprescindible alto nivel de inglés (Cambridge First Certificate, TOEFL o similar)
SE VALORARÁ MUY POSITIVAMENTE
  • Experiencia en la tratamiento de objetivos científicos multidisciplinarios con una clara aplicación en los ámbitos de la salud o de la seguridad alimentaria
  • Experiencia en consorcios de investigación nacionales e internacionales, con una elevada participación empresarial
  • Experiencia en contratos de investigación con empresas, actividades de transferencia de tecnología o de protección de la propiedad Intelectual
  • Haber ejercido tareas relacionadas con la gestión de proyectos, incluyendo la preparación y negociación de contratos
  • Experiencia con sistemas de calidad en laboratorios

Podéis dirigir vuestras solicitudes, incluyendo el Currículum Vitae a:

Prof. M.-Pilar Marco
pilar.marco@cid.csic.es

Indicando “GESTOR-PROMOTOR” en el asunto del correo electrónico.

Oferta de trabajo: Technical Assistant Contract at CIMUS Research Center

Application Deadline: 27/10/2017

Purpose
The technician will be responsible of a new equipment of asymmetrical flow field flow fractionation (AF4) used for the characterization of nanoparticles, polymers and proteins and other analytical techniques related to this equipment and its complements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To handle, control, check the operation and calibration of the AF4 equipment, its cleanness and status, preventive maintenance and control of the equipment repairs.
  2. To develop and adapt methodologies for the analysis of the biological samples, drugs and biopolymers using different analytical techniques: AF4, HPLC, mass spectrometry, capillary electrophoresis, etc.
  3. Traceability of the samples and generated data with an adequate registration, safekeeping and storage.

Person Specification:

  • Graduated in an appropriate discipline (chemistry, pharmacy, biology, chemical/ engineering…)
  • Experience in research laboratories with emphasis in colloidal sciences, physical chemistry, and pharmaceutical technology.
  • Previous experience in analytical techniques: chromatography, mass spectrometry, capillary electrophoresis and specially AF4.
  • Upper intermediate level of English or higher.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Funding and Duration
The post is funded for one year with the possibility to be extended.

Application
Applications, in the form of curriculum vitae accompanied by a cover letter describing the qualification of the candidate for the position, should be mailed to:

Mrs. Purificación Domínguez
CIMUS
Avda. Barcelona s/n, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC)
15706 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain
e-mail: purificacion.dominguez@usc.es

Application Deadline: 27/10/2017

Post-Doctoral offer at CIMUS Research Center

Application Deadline: 30/08/2017

Purpose
To participate in a Translational Research Project, entitled: “Delivery of Monoclonal Antibodies for Cancer Therapy”.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To design, plan and carry out the experiments necessary for the project.
  2. To write up reports, research papers and present research findings.
  3. To have initiative to solve problems independently, and work with a team environment.
  4. To keep up to date with current developments in subject field.
  5. To be responsible for day-to-day purchase of materials, and other routine activities necessary to run the project.

Requirements

  • PhD in an appropriate discipline (Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Biology, Biomedical Engineering…).
  • Experience in micro/nanoencapsulation, with emphasis in polymer-based delivery systems and encapsulation of biomolecules (antibodies, peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides, nucleic acids).
  • Experience in the analysis of biomolecules (Western Blot, ELISA, HPLC, LC-MS)
  • Capacity to develop compelling approaches and solutions to address project needs.
  • Ability to be productive in an intense work environment and deliver to specific deadlines.
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records of experiments.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Upper intermediate level of English or higher.

Funding and Duration
The post is funded for one year with the possibility to be extended.

Background Information
Prof. Alonso’s Lab, based in the CIMUS Research Institute of the USC, is specialized in “Nanotechnologies applied to the design of drug delivery systems”.
Information about the group activities can be found at: http://www.usc.es/grupos/mjalonsolab/

Application
Applications, in the form of curriculum vitae accompanied by a cover letter describing the qualification of the candidate for the position, should be mailed to:

Mrs. Purificación Domínguez
Centro de Investigación en Medicina Molecular y Enfermedades Crónicas (CIMUS)
Avda. Barcelona s/n, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC)
15706 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – Spain
e-mail: purificacion.dominguez@usc.es

Technical Assistant Contract Offer at CIMUS Research Center

Application Deadline: 30/08/2017

Purpose
To participate in a Translational Research Project, entitled: “Delivery of Monoclonal Antibodies for Cancer Therapy”.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To carry out the experiments necessary for the project
  2. To keep accurate and detailed records of experiments
  3. To be responsible for day-to-day purchase of materials, and other routine activities necessary to run the project.

Requirements

  • Graduated in an appropriate discipline (Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Biology, Biomedical Engineering…)
  • Experience in research laboratories with emphasis in colloidal sciences, biochemistry and pharmaceutical technology
  • Experience in the analysis of biomolecules (Western Blot, ELISA, HPLC, LC-MS)
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to deliver to specific deadlines
  • Ability to be productive in an intense work environment
  • Capacity to develop compelling approaches and solutions to address project needs
  • Upper intermediate level of English or higher.

Funding and Duration
The post is funded for one year with the possibility to be extended.

Background Information
Prof. Alonso’s Lab, based in the CIMUS Research Institute of the USC, is specialized in “Nanotechnologies applied to the design of drug delivery systems”.
Information about the group activities can be found at: http://www.usc.es/grupos/mjalonsolab/

Application
Applications, in the form of curriculum vitae accompanied by a cover letter describing the qualification of the candidate for the position, should be mailed to:

Mrs. Purificación Domínguez
Centro de Investigación en Medicina Molecular y Enfermedades Crónicas (CIMUS)
Avda. Barcelona s/n, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC)
15706 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – Spain
e-mail: purificacion.dominguez@usc.es

Project Manager in Research

Application Deadline: 15/11/2016

Ref: PM-JA

The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), a cutting-edge research center based in Barcelona, is looking for a Project Manager in Research. His/her role will be to oversee and manage the research projects of several research lines, liaising with other sites and institutions across Spain and Europe.
This position is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness within the Severo Ochoa Centres of Excellence Initiative 2015-2019. Continue reading

Becas postdoctorales en el IBEC

El Instituto de Bioingeniería de Cataluña (IBEC) está buscando candidatos postdoctorales para el Programa de Formación Científica de Excelencia en Bioingeniería (BEST) del 2016 que tiene como objetivo atraer a los investigadores internacionales con experiencia en las áreas de nanomedicina, la ingeniería celular y TIC para la salud, las tres áreas de investigación principales del IBEC. El Programa Postdoctoral BEST es una  beca postdoctoral financiada por la Comisión Europea en el marco de las acciones Marie Curie Sklodowska-Curie del Horizonte 2020 (COFUND) y  el programa Severo Ochoa del Ministerio de Ciencia y Competitividad español.

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EU Project Manager/Technician covering a Maternity Leave

The role of the EU Project Manager/Technician will be to oversee and manage the research projects of several research lines, liaising with other sites and institutions across Spain and Europe and support the Scientific Project Management Unit of CIC biomaGUNE, reporting to the Head of the Unit and the Scientific Director.

 

Responsibilities:
• Funding: Identify new funding opportunities (at the regional, national and international level).
• Project formulation: Support in the definition of project goals and on proposal writing, advising on project partners, preparation of budget and submission.
• Project management: Liaising between project and funders; coordination between sites within international projects; coordinating and overseeing project reporting; keeping track of project agendas and deadlines.
• Financial management of the research lines: Manage and the control of fund allocation.
• Coordination and organization of networking and dissemination activities: scientific project meetings, schools, workshops.

 

The contract duration approximately 6 months, starting in May 2016, in order to cover a maternity leave and including a previous training period.

 

More information here.

 

Application procedure: Candidates should submit by e-mail a single pdf with a CV, the contact details of up to 3 referees and a motivation letter stating why they are interested in this position and outline the skills and experience that directly relate to the position. The required to information should be send to rrhh(at)cicbiomagune.es indicating “reference 321_EU Project Manager/Technician” in the subject. The deadline for application is April 21st , 2016.