Assistant Health Scientist to lead a research line in the atherosclerosis field

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Dec 2022

https://www.cnic.es/es/empleo/procesos-estabilizacion-empleo-temporal

https://www.cnic.es/es/convocatoria/assistant-health-scientist-lead-research-line-atherosclerosis-field

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The CNIC is searching for an excellent investigator at the early stage of her/his career (i.e. starting her/his own research line under the supervision of Valentin Fuster). The investigator will lead and develop a research line in the field of translational cardiovascular prevention within the “novel mechanisms of atherosclerosis” program (https://www.cnic.es/en/research-programs )

As Assistant Health Scientist, the selected candidate will work part time to be able to retain some clinical work. The investigator will start her/his research line under the supervision of Valentin Fuster and within the context of the PESA-Health initiative (https://www.cnic.es/en/clinical-research ). Due to the nature of PESA-Health, the researcher must have experience in clinical imaging.

The researcher will be responsible to coordinate and scientifically exploit the clinical areas of the PESA-Health project. She/he will be incorporated to the clinical leadership of the “novel mechanisms of atherosclerosis” program under the supervision of Dr Fuster.

Mandatory requirements:

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences obtained within the previous 5 years (i.e. 2017 onwards)
  • MD and Cardiologist
  • A minimum of 1 original article as main author (first, last, or corresponding author)
  • A minimum of 3 original articles as contributing author.
  • Participate (or have participated) as principal investigator or collaborator in a minimum of 3 research project funded by public competitive agencies.
  • Valuable requirements:

    • Publications as main author (first, last, or corresponding author) in journals ranked as first decile in the year of publication in the cardiology and cardiovascular medicine field in the previous 5 years (date of publication 2018 to 2022)
    • Publications as contributing author in journals ranked as first decile in the year of publication in the cardiology and cardiovascular medicine field in the previous 5 years (date of publication 2018 to 2022)
    • Participation in research projects: number of research project funded by public agencies through competitive calls
    • Participation in clinical trials or cohort studies (number of trials/studies and role in these)
    • Experience in clinical imaging (cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, cardiac compute tomography, vascular ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, cardiac/vascular PET)
    • Dissemination: invited talks in congresses

    Offered:

    • Joining a modern Research Center of international relevance in the scientific field.
    • Integration into 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.
    • Contrato de duración indefinida”, in accordance with the “Art. 2 Ley 20/2021, de 28 de diciembre, de medidas urgentes para la reducción de la temporalidad en el empleo público”, as long as the selected candidate complies with the legal requisites for the formalization of the contract according to law.

    The position could be covered by a “contrato de interinidad” until the resolution of the selection process

    Selection Plan:

    La RESOLUCIÓN DE LA SECRETARÍA DE ESTADO DE FUNCIÓN PÚBLICA POR LA QUE SE APRUEBAN LOS CRITERIOS DE ACTUACION COMUNES EN LOS PROCESOS SELECTIVOS DE LAS ENTIDADES DEL SECTOR PÚBLICO ESTATAL de 11 de abril de 2022, establece en el punto 6.1 que “Salvo que una normativa específica prevea el sistema selectivo de concurso, el sistema selectivo será el de concurso-oposición”

    In CNIC, the specific regulations approved by the Foundation's board of trustees establish a merit-base recruitment system (concurso) including a personal interview.

    At least 3 candidates with the highest score will be interviewed (as long as they reach the minimum of 70 points in the total of the evaluation criteria, C1-C6, see below). The candidate with the highest score will be hired given the total score is higher than 85 points (C1-C7).

    Evaluation Commission

    • Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Unit
    • Coordinator of the “new mechanisms of atherosclerosis” program
    • Coordinator of the human imaging facility at the Clinical Trials Coordination Unit
    • Scientific Management and Head of training department
    • HHRR member

    Maximum duration of the selection process:

    De acuerdo con el art. 2.2 de la Ley 20/2021, de 28 de diciembre, de medidas urgentes para la reducción de la temporalidad en el empleo público y la “Resolución de la secretaría de estado de función pública por la que se aprueban los criterios de actuación comunes en los procesos selectivos de las entidades del sector” de 11/04/2022, el proceso se resolverá con anterioridad al 31 de diciembre de 2024.

    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.

    By participating in the selection process, the participant agrees that their data appear in the public resolutions of the selection process. Such resolutions (provisional list of admitted and excluded, definitive list of admitted and excluded and resolution of the process) are published on the CNIC website.

    Criterios de puntuación:

    C1 - Publications as main author (first, last, or corresponding author) in journals ranked as first decile in the year of publication in the cardiology and cardiovascular medicine field in the previous 5 years (date of publication 2018 to 2022) - 20%

    C2 - Publications as contributing author in journals ranked as first decile in the year of publication in the cardiology and cardiovascular medicine field in the previous 5 years (date of publication 2018 to 2022) - 15%

    C3 - Participation in research projects: number of research project funded by public agencies through competitive calls - 20%

    C4 - Participation in clinical trials or cohort studies (number of trials/studies and role in these) - 10%

    C5 - Experience in clinical imaging (cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, cardiac compute tomography, vascular ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, cardiac/vascular PET) - 10%

    C6 - Dissemination: invited talks in congresses - 5%

    C7 - Interview - 20%

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


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