ORGANISATION/COMPANYJosep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC)
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE03/12/2020 23:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › BADALONA
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?Yes
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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
EURAXESS offer ID: 579372
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