Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Jun 2023

9 Jun 2023
Job Information

Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
Research Field

Medical sciences » Cancer research
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

16 Jun 2023 - 12:00 (Europe/Madrid)
Type of Contract

Job Status

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?


Offer Description

Research Description

IJC Campus ICO-GTIP (Badalona) is looking for a Research Technician with expertise in Immunological and Epigenetic Methods to join the Epigenetics and Immune Disease group led by Dr. Esteban Ballestar. The research technician would participate in the research project entitled “Entendiendo el papel de la Comunicación Celular en el Sistema Inmune en la Desregulación Epigenética en Inflamación” funded by Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (AEI) (PID2020-117212RB-I00).

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Main Responsabilities

  • Perform DNA methylation and expression analysis on primary immune cells. 
  • Isolate and analyze immune cells using flow cytometry and ELISA among other methods.
  • Supervise the development and evolution of the experiments.
  • Train other researchers and give technical support to collaborators of the group.
  • Co-design the experimental plan along with the researchers of the group.
  • Run (independently and as a team player) cell culture and flow cytometry assays.
  • Process primary blood samples.

What we offer

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Young and dynamic environment.
  • Collaborative project with opportunities for networking & continuous training.
  • Ad hoc training for those skills that the candidate needs to acquire/improve.
  • 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.

 What makes us different?
Our mission is to investigate the epidemiological, preventive, clinical, translational, and basic aspects of leukaemia and other hematologic malignancies through innovation to cure them.
The vision of the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is to be a world-class reference and excellent research multicampus that contributes to the improvement of results, and the cure of patients affected by leukemia and other malignant hemopathies, through innovation, sustainability, social responsibility, talent, and professional experience.

HR Excellence

The  European  Commission awarded the IJC the  HR Excellence seal in July 2019. The IJC   continues to work to maintain its policies in line with the Charter and  Code principles.    
This recognition reflects our commitment to continuously improving our human resources policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.
The HRS4R has the main objective of ensuring that research centers of excellence implement and respect the requirements of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for hiring researchers (from here on referred to as the Charter and Code) within their human resources policies.
This EC  initiative aims to promote training, professional development, and mobility for all European scientists. The IJC supports these values and principles, which will not only serve to strengthen its internal policies but will actively stimulate excellent research and firmly situate the organization as an institution with a stimulating working environment that favors the development of its scientists.

IJC is an equal-opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without  regard to race, color, religion, sex,   national origin, disability, and other legally protected characteristics

Research Field
Medical sciences » Cancer research
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

  • Solid experience in immunological methods, including flow cytometry analysis and ELISA.
  • Experience with epigenetic methods including DNA methylation analysis and ChIP assays
  • Ability to design experiments and discuss them openly with other researchers in the group
  • A good command of molecular biology/biochemistry is not mandatory but would be a plus.
  • Team player, a very high standard of organization and communication is mandatory.
  • Eager to learn and contribute to preclinical research in the field of autoimmune. 

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
IJC Can Ruti

Where to apply




Ctra de Can Ruti, Camí de les Escoles s/n
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