Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Mar 2021

Research Description

We welcome applications from outstanding researchers eager to study translational and clinical epigenetics data and to foster interactions with Oncologists, Hematologists, and Pathologists at Dr. Esteller’s Cancer Epigenetics Group for the Beatriu de Pinós Fellowships Call.

Dr. Manel Esteller, Director at Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute and principal investigator of the Cancer Epigenetics Group, is involved in the analysis of the type and mechanisms of epigenetic alterations in cancer cells, including aberrant changes in DNA methylation and histone modifications in cancer, the study of the epigenetics machinery and associated mutations, and finally, testing of epigenetic drugs.

Please also visit our group webpage:

Additional Information

More information can be obtained by consulting the Beatriu de Pinós call page.

What we need?

Applicants must meet the Scheme’s eligibility requirements, outlined below:

  • Have obtained the doctoral degree between January 2013 and December 2018.
  • Have a minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience outside Spain.
  • Have not resided or worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the last three years.

What we offer?

We offer the opportunity to contribute to cutting‐edge research projects in a competitive and dynamic international environment, in one of the leading Epigenetics labs in the world.

The Beatriu de Pinós grant provides living allowance covering three years' salary as well as training and networking costs, which translates in a very competitive salary conditions to the average cost of living in Barcelona, which is a dynamic, vibrant and multi-cultural European capital city.

For more information about the financial aspects, you can check the Guide for applicants.

Please note, that a labour contract with IJC includes automatically your registration in the Spanish Social Security System, covering you in term of medical assistance. Consequently, you will pay social security contributions and Personal taxes, deducted directly from the gross salary.

For more information, please visit Tax Agency.

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