PhD STUDENT - (REF.: PHD_MG_13)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 14 Mar 2021

Our research is devoted to study the biology of the endothelium and its role in disease towards the development of therapeutic strategies to target this compartment.Specifically, we aim to untacked the fundamental insights of vessel growth and function in developmental setting as well as to identify the pathological contexts in which the vasculature plays a critical role either intrinsically, as in vascular anomalies, or extrinsically as in cancer.

Please also visit our unit webpage:

https://www.carrerasresearch.org/en/endothelial-pathobiology-and-microen...

This contract will be funded by Fundación Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (FAECC) under Grupos Coordinados AECC call, ref: GCTRA18006CARR. 

What we need

  • A high level of motivation and interest.
  • Studies in Biomedicine, Biology or similar.
  • Ability to handle varying workloads and aptitude for teamwork.
  • High level of collaborative and communicative skills.
  • Good level of English speaking and writing skills (required). Spanish (helpful).

What we offer

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

Main Responsibilities

  • Histological characterization of mouse, PDX and human prostate cancer specimens.
  • The study of pericytes in vitro and in vivo.
  • Set of of spatial scRNAseq in PCa speciments.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter (incl. the contact details of two referees) to jobs@carrerasresearch.org  indicating in the subject of the message: REF.: PHD_MG_13.

Deadline for Applications

Please submit your application by March 14th, 2021.


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