20/11/2020
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PHD STUDENT FPU - CANCER EPIGENETICS (REF.: PHDFPU_ME_60)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/12/2020 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › BADALONA
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Research Description

Dr. Manel Esteller’s Cancer Epigenetics Group at Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is looking for a candidate to carry out her/his Ph.D. thesis within the framework of a FPU (Formación de Profesorado Universitario) contract funded by the Ministry of Universities of Spain.

The topic of the proposed PhD thesis will be devoted to the main research interest of the group: Cancer Epigenetics. Bioinformatics knowledge/interest of the candidate will be welcome. Topics include the analysis of the type and mechanisms of epigenetic alterations in cancer cells, including aberrant changes in DNA methylation and RNA and histone modifications in cancer, the study of the epigenetics machinery and associated defects, and finally, testing of epigenetic drugs. Previous knowledge of the described topics and bioinformatic tools will be positively considered.

Please also visit our group webpage:

https://www.carrerasresearch.org/en/cancer-epigenetics_124284

 

What we need

To apply for FPU grant, the candidate must fulfil some requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences finished after January 1, 2016.
  • Student of the last course of Master degree (or recently finished), that enables to access doctoral studies.
  • Average marks (out of 10) greater than 7,46 (Bachelor) and 8.36 (Master).
  • Excellent score is required, as being a highly competitive call.
  • Do not held a predoctoral contract for more than 24 months.

 

Please see FPU call for more detail and check your eligibility in pages 6 to 8, “academic requirements”.

For university studies performed outside of Spain, the average marks must be computed according to the following criteria by the Spanish Ministry of Science Innovation and Universities.

 

What we offer

FPU contract lasts 4 years and funding to cover salary is distributed as follows (euro/year):

  • 16.246,02 in the first two years.
  • 17.406,48 in the third year
  • 21.758,10 in the fourth year.

 

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please send to rrhh@carrerasresearch.org the following documentation and indicating in the subject of the message: REF.: PHDFPU_ME_60

  • Updated CV
  • Academic records (degree & master) with marks and qualifications of all subjects
  • Letter of motivation

Applications not including the average marks will be automatically discarded.

Deadline for Applications: 3rd December 2020.

More Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
Spain
BARCELONA
BADALONA
08916
Josep Carreras Building, Ctra de Can Ruti, Camí de les Escoles, s/n

EURAXESS offer ID: 579372

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