Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Feb 2021

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC) is a nonprofit research institute based in Barcelona and dedicated to advancing our understanding about leukaemia and related disorders, in partnership with the University of Barcelona and University Autònoma of Barcelona. The IJC has laboratories in three clinical campuses: i) Clinic Hospital, ii) Sant Pau Hospital and iii) Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital. IJC serves as a collaborative hub for basic investigators and physicians to work together on fundamental biological and clinical aspects of leukaemia. The IJC offers an excellent work environment built around a multi-disciplinary fusion of ideas and state-of-the-art facilities.

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute Can Ruti is looking for a Research Assistant to provide scientific support to the Epigenetic Control of Hematopoiesis group lead by Dr. Jose Luis Sardina.

The team of José Luis Sardina at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is looking for a highly motivated research Assistant to help them to uncover how mutations in the main DNA methylation modifiers (including DNMT3A and TET2) reshape the chromatin during leukemic cell fate decisions.

Please also visit our group webpage:

What we need

  • Master title (or equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences.
  • Competitive academic record.
  • A high level of motivation and interest.
  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience in molecular and cellular biology

Skills Specifications

  • Previous research experience in:
  • Molecular biology: Cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, Western blot…
  • Cell biology: Cell culture, primary cell isolation, transfection, infection, immunofluorescence, Flow Cytometry…
  • Animal work: Accreditation required.
  • Advanced level in data analysis (Excel, R, Phyton…).
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

What we offer

  • Temporary position
  • Incorporation in a multinational and highly collaborative team.
  • An exciting and innovative research project.
  • Working in the mixed basic and clinical research environment of the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute.
  • The stimulating environment of the Barcelona metropolitan area.

Contract details will be negotiated and take into account the track record of the candidate.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter and (incl. the contact details of two referees) to including the reference PHD_JS_10

Deadline for Applications

Please submit your application by February 21, 2021.

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