Postdoctoral Researcher for the Animal Health Program [ref. 158/23]

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Jan 2024

23 Nov 2023
Job Information
Organisation/Company

IRTA
Department

Human Resources
Research Field

Agricultural sciences » Agricultural products
Biological sciences » Laboratory animal science
Medical sciences » Veterinary medicine
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

7 Jan 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Madrid)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

37.5
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

IRTA is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with a PhD related to veterinary vaccinology and/or immunology to join the Animal Health Program. We invite applications from ambitious candidates with relevant research experience and passion to conduct research and innovation activities on the development of vaccines against African swine fever virus and the characterization of the immune mechanisms involved in protection.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
-To contribute to the activities of the African swine fever research line, performing scientific and technical tasks, and taking part in the planning and execution of the experiments to ensure the achievement of milestones of research projects and contracts.
-To perform literature review, data collection and management, involving statistical analysis.
-To contribute to the scientific production of the research and innovation activities of the research line.
-To lead and actively contribute fund rising through the preparation and submission of project proposals for public competitive calls and for contracts with the private sector, as well reporting process, such as writing progress and final reports of research activities.

 


Requirements
Research Field
Medical sciences » Veterinary medicine
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Required qualifications and experience:
-To hold a PhD degree in Animal Health and/or Immunology (or related sciences).
-Post-doctoral experience of at least 5 years in vaccinology and/or immunology, preferably with an international scope (swine immunology will be considered).
-Proved research skills: experience on project proposal writing, literature review, experimental design and implementation, data analysis, and scientific article writing.
-Dissemination skills: presentation/communication skills, and technical writing.
-Capacity to successfully develop collaborative research links with national and international research organizations, and the ability to interact closely with private companies.

Desirable requirements
-Proven experience in public and private funding.
-Experience in international Research Projects.
-Proven experience in state-of-the-art immunological technology (Flow cytometry, bulk and single-cell transcriptomics, etc…).
-To hold a license to design and carry out procedures and projects involving the use of animals with scientific purposes (EU Directive 63/2010, RD 53/2013 and ECC/566/2015).
-Experience in supervising PhD candidates.


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good

Research Field
Medical sciences » Veterinary medicine

Additional Information
Benefits

Employee Benefits: 22 vacation days, 3 days of family & work conciliation, 45h of personal days, Friday afternoon off, Compressed Summer schedule from 15/06 to 15/09, work/family conciliation schedule.


Selection process

Timings in the Recruitment Process of ref. 158/23 Postdoctoral Researcher for the Animal Health Program
46 natural days
Publication and diffusion of the job advertisement on IRTA’s website, EURAXESS Jobs, social media and other specific recruitment places.
5 following working days
Distribution of the pre-selected CVs which matching eligibility criteria to the Recruitment Committee. Communication via e-mail with the not pre-selected candidates who will not be further included in the process.
20 following working days
Recruitment Committee:
- Communication via e-mail with the not-selected candidates by the Recruitment Committee.
- Interview with selected candidates by the Recruitment Committee.
- Accord of the Recruitment Committee stating the selected candidate and detailed reasoning for the decline of the rest of the candidates.
- Communication via e-mail with the interviewed and not-selected candidates
10 following working days
Provision by the selected candidate of requested legal and official documentation to the HR department to coordinate the start of the candidate.
First Trimester 2024
Start of employment


Website for additional job details

https://www.irta.cat/en/work-at-irta/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
IRTA
Country
Spain
State/Province
Barcelona
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://www.irta.cat/en/work-at-irta/

Contact
State/Province

Barcelona
City

Caldes de Montbui
Website

http://www.irta.cat
Street

Torre Marimon Crta. C-59, Km. 12,1
Postal Code

08140

STATUS: EXPIRED

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