10 PhD positions - La Caixa foundation Incoming INPhINIT 2023 Doctoral Fellowships call

30 Nov 2023
About the CNIC

We are seeking highly motivated candidates who want to start a scientific career by completing a PhD in STEM disciplines: life and health sciences, experimental sciences, physics, and mathematics.

Candidates are invited to apply to the La Caixa foundation Incoming INPhINIT 2023 Doctoral Fellowships call. The CNIC offers 10 PhD positions in the context of collaborative projects led by diverse research groups affiliated to the Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence Program.


This call is open to applicants of any nationality

  • Master’s degree in a discipline related to biomedical science and excellent academic record (grade average >8.5/10)
  • Advanced level of English (B2 or higher)
  • Previous research experience during your undergraduate period will be valued very positively.
  • Authorship of publications in indexed journals will valued positively.
  • For these call candidates must NOT have resided in Spain for more than twelve months within the past three years


Interested candidates will also need to apply through the predoctoral program official web application but first must send a CV so that we can evaluate which CNIC PhD offer is best suited to the candidate.

Do you think you can fulfil this role?

Please send your motivation letter, CV, and contact information for 3 referees to training_programatcnic.es, indicating CNICLaCaixaPhD in the subject, no later than 9th January 2024

Available PhD Offers:

  • Microbiota-derived metabolites as new biomarkers and targets in atherosclerosis - David Sancho
  • Pathophysiological effects and dynamics of age-related clonal hematopoiesis - José Javier Fuster
  • Mechanisms integrating blood flow sensing and arterial wall remodeling in atherosclerosis - Miguel Ángel del Pozo
  • Investigator to perform a PhD thesis in the field of myocardial damage in the context to cancer treatment - Borja Ibáñez
  • Investigator to perform a PhD thesis in the field of inherited cardiomyopathies - Enrique Lara-Pezzi
  • Ventricular Fibrillation Dynamics in congenital and acquired heart diseases and its Relationship with the Underlying functional and anatomical substrate - David Filgueiras
  • Enhance - Stimulating cardiomyocyte engraftment after transplantation - Pilar Martín
  • Neuroinflammation and cognitive dysfunction - Florian Weinberger
  • Identification of cardiac regenerative molecules using Medaka - Nadia MercaderMiguel Torres
  • Multispectral and RNA barcoding to decode the development of single cell lineages during cardiovascular homeostasis and disease - Rui Benedito