The lab of advanced therapies for pediatric solid tumors at the Clínica Universidad de Navarra and CIMA (Pamplona; Spain) seeks highly motivated post-doctoral research fellows and research assistant to investigate the development of new therapeutic approaches for pediatric solid tumors and adult gliomas
Contract: Full time, 3years.
Salary: Gross annual salary commensurate to the candidate experience with social security benefits (including sickness and parental benefits, pension rights and unemployment benefits).
Application process: Highly motivated candidates, please, send complete CV, cover letter and two reference contacts, to email@example.com.
The position is available immediately to work in the lab of Drs Marta Alonso/ Ana Patiño/Jaime Gállego. The main objective is to develop and characterize new immunoviruses for the treatment of pediatric brain tumors (Glioma, DIPGs, pedHGG, AT/RTs amongst others). In addition, the candidate will participate in research involving clinical trials where we utilize the adenoviruses for the treatment of brain tumors.
The successful candidate will:
Work with immunosuppress and immunocompetent brain and ostesarcoma models
Apply histopathology, cell biology, molecular biology techniques
Explore in the pre-clinical mouse models the therapeutic potential of novel immunoviruses.
Collaborate in multiple projects and the supervision of pre-doctoral student(s).
Be in permanent collaboration with basic, translational and clinical researchers at CIMA, Clínica Universidad de Navarra and IdISNA, as well as international.
Qualifications to be considered:
PhD training in biological or biomedical sciences
Animal handling experience
Molecular biology expertise
Immunology and flow cytometry knowledge
Competitiveness to complement or extend this contract with additional grant/fellowship applications (e.g. Marie Curie actions, Juan de la Cierva/Ramon y Cajal programs, …)
Good interpersonal skills (English and communication, motivation and resilience, organization and connectedness, creativity and initiative, …)