PhD candidate for a project about vaccine against helicobacer pylori:a pig model

Updated: 6 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 7 Oct 2023 - 23:55 (Europe/Madrid)

8 Sep 2023
Job Information
Organisation/Company

IRTA
Department

Human Resources
Research Field

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

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

7 Oct 2023 - 23:55 (Europe/Madrid)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

37.5
Offer Starting Date

8 Sep 2023
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

The PhD student will be mainly involved in developing the activities to achieve specific objectives of the project:

  • To develop and optimize an animal model (pig) to study Helicobacter pylori infection.
  • To apply and validate PCR and ELISA methods to detect genome of the bacterium and antibodies against it.
  • To study the pathogenesis and immunity of H. pylori infection in pigs
  • To test vaccine products against H. pylori developed by the EU consortium in the pig model
  • To disseminate the obtained results in scientific conferences and peer-reviewed journals.

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

Research Field
Biological sciences » Laboratory animal science
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

- Candidates must hold a degree in Veterinary Medicine (preferentially), Biology or similar.

- Candidates (in case of not being veterinarians) must hold one of the following degrees/conditions:

a) A Master’s in biotechnology, biochemistry, biology, animal health or similar; or

b) To be able to access a doctoral programme according to the requirements of Catalan universities, i.e., accrediting between 60 and 120 ECTS credits at the official university master's degree level or equivalent.

-  Not having a previous PhD degree.

- Candidates who have been chosen for an interview with the Selection Committee, should bring –for the interview- a certified copy of the degree and/or master, as well as the academic record showing the marks of all subjects studied


Specific Requirements

Desirable requirements

- Good oral communication and writing skills in English.

- Experience in molecular, immunological and/or virological techniques.

- Experience in in vitro and/or in vivo models.

- Driving license


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good

Research Field
Medical sciences » Veterinary medicineBiological sciences » Laboratory animal science

Additional Information
Benefits
  • Supervisor/s: Prof. Dr Joaquim Segalés and Dr Marina Sibila Vidal

     Job location: CReSA , Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona

    Full-time position (37.5 h/week)

   Terms of appointment: The duration of the PhD Candidate contract will be for one year, extendible by yearly periods to a maximum of 3 years.

  • Salary: The financial remuneration will be of €1,291.18 gross per month (€ 18,076.52/gross per annum) for the first year. For the second year will be of €1,311.41 gross per month (€ 18,359.74/gross per annum). For the third year, il will be €1,619.64/gross per month (€ 22,674.96/gross per annum) and for the fourth year it will be € 1,729.26/gross per month (€ 24,209.64/gross per annum), which will be subject to the corresponding withholdings, pursuant to prevailing regulations, and to the collective employment agreement of IRTA (1)

IRTA will also pay the annual fees of the doctoral school when receiving the enrolment.

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, Conciliation schedule.

 


Selection process

Selection Committee:

. Interview with preselected candidates.

. To send an e-mail for those who have not been selected by the Selection Committee.

. Committee Selection Agreement with the selected candidate, giving reasons for the rest to be excluded.

. Notification by e-mail to the candidates who have been interviewed but not selected. 

(10-15 following working days)

 

To send to HR all the needed official documentation in order to make the work contract and co-ordination for establishing the start of the employment (12-16 following working days).


Website for additional job details

https://www.irta.cat/en/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
IRTA - CReSA
Country
Spain
State/Province
Barcelona
City
Bellaterra
Postal Code
08193
Street
Campus UAB
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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