Positions for Group Leaders in Cardiovascular Research

The CNIC (Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research) is a public Foundation established by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness through the Carlos III Institute of Health. The Centre’s innovative financing structure includes a significant contribution from the private sector.

CNIC is seeking to recruit


Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Full Professor, Assistant Health Scientist, and Associate Health Scientist.

The CNIC is dedicated to excellence in cardiovascular research and to translating new knowledge into real improvements in clinical practice. The Center is located in Madrid. The building has a total floor space of 23,000 m2 and is equipped with the latest scientific equipment and research-support infrastructure.

CNIC is seeking research staff for basic and clinical areas.

Candidates for the category of Assistant and Associate Professor or Assistant and Associate Health Scientist should possess an outstanding scientific track record with publications of high impact at an international level.

Candidates for the category of Full Professor should, in addition to the above, demonstrate proven abilities and experience in strategic planning, resource management, and leadership and training.

The CNIC offers:

  • Salaries competitive with those at leading biomedical research centres in Europe and the USA.
  • An opportunity to join a growing centre at a crucial stage of its development, and to rise to the challenge of creating an excellent scientific and technical working environment.
  • Significant start-up research funding commensurate with experience and track record.

There is no dead line, this is an open call.

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 according to the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researches.

The CNIC is a bilingual institution, with Spanish and English as its official languages.

Details of our employment policy and further information about the CNIC can be obtained at https://www.cnic.es/en/careers.


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