Researcher in training in life sciences for studies in Molecular Mechanics of the Cardiovascular System.

Status: 
Open call
Deadline for submitting applications: 
Monday, 17 December, 2018

The CNIC has been conceived to develop research of excellence, competitive and of international relevance in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The CNIC has a research center of 24,000 m2, located in Madrid, with more than 6,000 m2 for laboratories equipped with a state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment.

The contract aims to provide graduates with a first professional contact with the research with all the rights and guarantees of the European Charter of Researchers offering them the opportunity to acquire the appropriate professional practice at the level of studies completed.

The laboratory of Molecular Mechanics of the Cardiovascular System led by Dr. Jorge Alegre-Cebollada investigates how mechanical forces determine muscle function at the molecular, cellular, tissue and organismal levels. Their motivation is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and musculoskeletal diseases.

Mandatory requirements: 

  • Master and bachelor degree in life sciences area.
  • The academic Master title must have been obtained in 2018.
  • Not holding an internship contract based on the same academic master degree in other Spanish companies or institutions.

Requested experience:

  • International research experience
  • Experience in recombinant protein production and purification
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques.
  • Knowledge in cell culture methods
  • Knowledge in immunohistochemistry and Immunocytochemistry techniques.
  • Interview

We offer:

  • Joining a research center with international relevance in science.
  • Integration in young teams in an environment of scientific excellence.
  • Access to modern infrastructure with the latest technology.
  • Competitive remuneration according to experience and qualification.
  • Immediate incorporation.
  • 1 year full-time internship contract, extendable up to two years with 100% of the remuneration established for the category.

Selection Plan: At least the best 3 candidates with the highest score, if greater than 65 points as result of the sum of the evaluable criteria (C1 – C5), will be interviewed. The candidate that will be hired will be the one with the highest score selected among all the candidates with a global score (C1-C6) of 80 or more points.

 The CNIC is a center that advocates equal job opportunities for men and women, foreign and national, and promote nondiscrimination by reason of age, race or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, language, disability, political orientation or social or economic conditions. The CNIC ensures the utmost rigor in the application of the principles of equality, merit and ability in public employment and current rules on data protection.

 

Scoring criteria: 
C1 - International research experience - 20%
C2 - Experience in recombinant protein production and purification - 20%
C3 - Experience in molecular biology techniques - 20%
C4 - Knowledge in cell culture method - 10%
C5 - Knowledge in immunohistochemistry and Immunocytochemistry techniques - 10%
C6 - Interview. - 20%

"In the event of absence of any of the evaluators an alternate evaluator of the same area will be appointed"

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