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Postdoctoral Researcher in Renal regenerative medicine therapies
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IDIBELL is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Renal regenerative medicine therapies
About the research group
The Nephrology and Renal Transplantation Group's interests span a broad field, ranging from immunology, renal replacement therapy, transplantation, chronic kidney disease, including diabetic nephropathy, and regenerative medicine. Our research is primarily translational, collaborative and aimed at improving the care and health of patients with kidney disease. In the area of Regenerative Medicine, our vision is to develop new therapies and treatments for acute and chronic kidney disease by controlling inflammation and activating endogenous regenerative mechanisms or by using renal progenitor cells.
About the role
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher interested in developing his/her activity in the field of regenerative medicine in Nephrology. The researcher will work on recently funded projects focused on developing new treatments to model renal disease through the management of renal progenitor cells in basic research projects as well as in clinical translational research. Work will also be carried out in the area of transplantation. In both cases the research will be carried out in collaboration with leading EU research groups. Examples of recently funded projects: ("Implementation of personalised management in nephrotic syndrome (PER-NEPH), "Addressing progressive interstestitial fibrosis after renal transplantation: role of cellular senescence and iron deposition" (PI21/00931).
One or two years of postdoctoral studies
Background in mechanism of organ repair, inflammation and fibrosis
Candidates with proven experience in any of the following topics will receive a higher consideration in the selection process: regenerative medicine, senescence, cell therapy, organoids, 3D culture, experimental mouse models and bioinformatics
Education and training
PhD in Health Sciences: Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy or related bio-medical discipline
Publication record with at least 2-3 first-author articles in high impact journals.
Candidates with experience in handling and characterizing models of tissue repair, gene editing, cell therapy, organ fibrosis, flow cytometry, cell sorting, confocal microscopy and molecular techniques will be preferred.
High motivation, project planning, analytical and critical thinking, ethics and integrity, leadership, information seeking and management, good communication skills
Good command of the English language
We will value, but not required
FELASA B and any additional training in work with murine models
Knowledge on bioinformatic tools
What do we offer
Nº of positions: 1
Start date: 17/10/2022
Contract duration: Temporary
Estimated annual gross salary: it is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay ranges.
You will be part of a multicultural team. We have a fun loving and friendly international work environment.
Flexible working schedule - We know you have a life outside of work and we will work with you to make sure it's kept that way.
Benefits of constant training are offered.
We offer and promote diverse and inclusive conditions. Applicants are made free from any discrimination.
All applications must include the following:
A CV including contact information
Contact details of two referees
Pre-selection: The pre-selection process will consist on an eligibility check based on qualifications and expertise reflected on the candidate's CV.
Interview: Best positioned, pre-selected candidates may be called to arrange an interview. Candidates will be interviewed by the hiring manager and an ad hoc selection panel.
Formal offer letter: Once identified, the Talent Unit will send a job offer to the successful candidate indicating start date, salary, working conditions, and any additional relevant details.
Data protection notice
IDIBELL ensures that applicants’ personal data are processed as required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Spanish Law 3/2018 on Data Protection. Personal data is processed solely for the purpose of the selection procedure.
IDIBELL is a research center that integrates the biomedical research of the Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB), the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), and the University of Barcelona in the Bellvitge Campus (UB), and the Viladecans Hospital (HV). The research focuses of IDIBELL are cancer, neuroscience, translational medicine and regenerative medicine. Research, innovation and society are the pivots on which researchers work every day in order to improve the quality of life of citizens.
IDIBELL is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the implementation of open, transparent and merit-based recruitment (OTMR).
This project was supported by "Acció de projectes de recerca transnacional en medicina personalitzada (ERA PerMEd)" (grant number SLD078/21/000001) of the Department of Health of the Government of Catalonia, under the frame of ERAPerMed.
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute is focused in cancer, neuroscience, translational medicine and regenerative medicine. Research, innovation and society are the axes on which researchers work every day with the goal of improving the quality of life of citizens.
Our mission is to carry out research of excellence that integrates knowledge and innovation in health, contributing to the improvement of people's quality of life.
Our vision of future is to become a European reference in health sciences, rooted in our local environment and contributing to its growth by attracting and retaining research talent in health sciences.
In order to fullfil both, our values are: integrity, confidence, transparency, aspiration, passion and commitment.
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