Full Professor-Level III* to lead a research line in the cardiovascular field**.

Estado: 
Evaluación
Fin del plazo de presentación de solicitudes: 
Martes, Octubre 6, 2020

Full Professor-Level III*  to lead a research line in the cardiovascular field**.

*maximum research level according to CNIC professional scales.

**Permanent Position according to “Resolución de la Dirección de Costes de Personal y Pensiones Públicas del Ministerio de Hacienda Ref. 180490 * 004952/2018. Asunto: Autorización de contratos” (Employment Stabilization).

As group leader, the selected candidate will be responsible for the development of the research lines of the laboratory. Moreover, she/he will be expected to obtain extramural funding from the most competitive national and international sources to finance such projects, and to publish scientific results in international journals of the highest impact factor in the cardiovascular field, and/or general medicine field, and/or multidisciplinary sciences field. The selected candidate will supervise the work of all members of the group, including research and technical staff. Other tasks include the coordination and management work requested by CNIC leadership including participation in committees and helping in other needs that may arise.

 Eligibility (essential requirements):

 1. PhD in the field of Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, etc.).

 2. Experience leading a research group in the field of cardiovascular research in an internationally recognized research center.

 3. A minimum of 10 papers as corresponding author (or co-corresponding author) in journals ranked in the first decile of their field in the last 10 years.

4. Experience as Principal Investigator in research grants obtained from international funding sources in the last 5 years.

 5. Main topic of research aligned with one of the 3 current research areas of the CNIC (i.e. Vascular Pathophysiology, Myocardial Pathophysiology, Cell and Developmental Biology).

Evaluation Commission:

The CNIC Scientific Advisory Committee will designate from among its members, with gender-balanced criteria whenever possible, a minimum of four members for the evaluation commission.

Additionally, two members of CNIC scientific direction will form part of the evaluation commission.  

We offer

  • A maximum research level position in a consolidated Research Centre of international scientific relevance.
  • Access to state-of-the art infrastructures and advanced technologies.
  • Integration into an excellent scientific environment.
  • Immediate incorporation adaptable to the candidate circumstances
  • Permanent position in accordance with the Spanish labour law (Contrato indefinido)

Measurable Evaluation Criteria:

C1 – Scientific production: publications as corresponding author (or co-corresponding author) in journals ranked as first decile in their fields in the previous 5 years (i.e. date of publication since September 2015). Only papers published (or available online ahead of print in the journal) before September 1st 2020 will be evaluated. The CV must include the journal´s IF and ranking in the year of publication for each publication.

This criterion will be valued according to the number of papers.

C2– Fundraising (international): Projects obtained from international funding sources as principal investigator in the previous 5 years (i.e. active projects in September 2015 onwards).

This criterion will be valued according to the relevance of the funding source, the amount granted, and the number of projects. The CV must include each project, indicating the role of the candidate in the grant, amount granted, period of funding, and funding agency.

C3– Fundraising (national): Projects obtained from national funding sources as principal investigator in the previous 5 years (i.e. active projects in September 2015 onwards).

This criterion will be valued according to the relevance of the funding source, the amount granted, and the number of projects. The CV must include each project, indicating the role of the candidate in the grant, amount granted, period of funding, and funding agency. - 10%

C4 – International recognition: Participation in international committees/boards, grant evaluation panels and editorial boards in the previous 5 years.

This criterion will be valued according to the relevance of the boards, role played in these, and number of activities.

C5 – Training and mentoring: Experience in training and mentoring of young researchers (PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, MD trainees, etc), and participation in training courses in the previous 5 years.

This criterion will be valued according to the number of PhD thesis directed (defended in the evaluation period), number of postdoctoral fellows supervised with subsequent research position in other centers and the relevance of such positions (which should be indicated in the CV), and role in training courses.

C6 – Impact on society: Translation of research discoveries to the clinics, invention of patents, relation with industry in the previous 5 years.

This criterion will be valued according to the relevance of research for society/patients, number and relevance of patents, and research interactions with industry.

C7 – Cardiovascular focus: Cardiovascular nature of the papers published as corresponding author (or co-corresponding author) and of the projects as principal investigator in the previous 5 years.

This criterion will be evaluated as the weight of cardiovascular research in the overall scientific production and fundraising of the candidate.

 

The CNIC is a centre that advocates equal job opportunities for men and women, foreign and national, and promotes non discrimination 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.


Criterios de puntuación: 
C1 - C1 – Scientific production - 30%
C2 - C2– Fundraising (international) - 20%
C3 - C3– Fundraising (national) - 10%
C4 - C4 – International recognition - 10%
C5 - C5 – Training and mentoring - 10%
C6 - C6 – Impact on society - 10%
C7 - C7 – Cardiovascular focus - 10%

"En caso de ausencia de alguno de los evaluadores se nombrará un evaluador alternativo de la misma área"