Postdoctoral Position for the Molecular Genetics of Angiogenesis Group

Fin del plazo de presentación de solicitudes: 
Viernes, Agosto 31, 2018

The CNIC Foundation has been conceived to develop research of excellence, competitive and of international relevance in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The Foundation 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 needed for cardiovascular research and offers various services including cellomics, proteomics, genomics, bioinformatics, microscopy, histopathology, and SPF animal facility.

The Molecular Genetics of Angiogenesis Group, led by Dr. Rui Benedito is looking for competitive postdoctoral candidates to join his laboratory.

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Mandatory requirements:

  • PhD in life science discipline.
  • At minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral experience.

Valuable Requirements:

  • Technical expertise (Notch signaling or angiogenesis in cancer).
  • Experience in International research centers.
  • Impact and number of publications in the cancer and angiogenesis fields.
  • Competence in English language.


The laboratory uses a combination of advanced mouse models, several in vitro systems, quantitative gene expression analysis and the latest imaging technologies to further understand the biology of blood vessels and discover how some of their genes execute their diverse and context-dependent roles during development and disease.

We offer:

  • Incorporation into a modern Research Center of international relevance in the scientific field. Linked to the public sector and managed by a Foundation.
  • Integration in young teams in an environment of scientific excellence.
  • Access to a modern infrastructure with the most advanced technology.
  • Training in the latest advances, both technical and scientific.
  • Immediate incorporation.

SELECTION PLAN: Only those candidates who exceed the score of 70 points in the sum of the four merit categories (C1 – C4) will be interviewed. The candidate with the highest score will be hired, provided that it exceeds 80 points.

The CNIC is a center that advocates equal job opportunities for men and women, foreign and national, and promote 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 - Technical expertise (Notch signaling or angiogenesis in cancer) - 35%
C2 - Experience in International Research centers - 15%
C3 - Impact and number of publications in the cancer and angiogenesis fields - 15%
C4 - Competence in English language - 15%
C5 - Interview - MAXIMUM 20 POINTS (We will interview only candidates with at least a score of 65 points when criteria C1-C4 are summed) - 20%

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