Research Assistant Position Phase Transitions in Health and Disease NEW research group

Application Deadline: 20/08/2018
Ref: RA-BB
The Phase Transitions in Health and Disease joint Group is looking for a Research Assistant to develop a project in Mutagenesis of a prion-like domain.

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Main tasks and responsibilities / The successful candidate will develop research involving:

  • Building a large mutational library
  • Performing selection assays in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Requirements for candidates:

  • Degree and Master on any field on Biomedical Sciences
  • Laboratory experience in microbiology, genetic engineering, immunostaining, PCR, flow cytometry, confocal fluorescence microscopy, cell culture
  • Competencies and skills: Communication, Teamwork, Proactivity, Commitment, Collegiality, Integrity, Critical and Analytical thinking; Resilience, Openness, Continuous learning
  • High level of English
  • Computer literacy and responsibilities skills (R programming)
  • High motivation and ability to be involved in an international multidisciplinary team

We Offer:

  • Number of available positions: 1
  • Starting date: 16th of September – October 1st, 2018
  • Working conditions:
    • Full-time temporary contract. Competitive salary
    • Measures to reconcile work and family life (maternity and paternity leave, flexible schedule working hours, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).
    • Professional development opportunities: IBEC Training catalog in technical and transferable skills, mobility grants, seminars and Ph.D. discussions
  • Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high-quality international scientific environment

Interested applicants should send their CV, cover letter and two references contact to jobs@ibecbarcelona.eu  before 20/08/2018 (Reference: RA-BB).

IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the OTM-R principles.

 Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.