A postdoctoral position is available in the area of protein engineering for functional materials and nanostructures.
The project is in the framework of an ERC Consolidator Grant (ProNANO) focused on the development of a modular versatile platform for the fabrication of protein-based hybrid functional nanostructures for their use in different applications including molecular electronics, optical plasmonics, bioorganic catalysis, and photoactive systems among others.
We are seeking highly motivated candidates with an excellent research/academic track record and hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas:
- In vitro immune cell activation assays; cell culture; analysis and purification of primary immune cells from murine tissues; methods for in vitro and in vivo analysis of immune responses; cancer mouse models.
- Controlled antibody conjugation of inorganic nanoparticles.
- In vitro and in vivo preclinical evaluation of anticancer drugs.
- Application of engineering principles for drug delivery.
The BioNanoPlasmonics group at CIC biomaGUNE is looking for a post-doctoral research associate to work in the fabrication of plasmonic substrates for cell culture and NIR light triggered detachment within the ERC Proof of Concept grant "READCELL".
The post-doctoral research associate will work on the design and synthesis of plasmonic materials, as well as on their biological applications. The post-doctoral research associate will work in a multidisciplinary team, with access to state-of-the-art facilities.
The position is available from 1st April 2016.
The soft matter nanotechnology group at CIC biomaGUNE is looking for a post-doctoral research associate to work in the use of virus like nanoparticles for sensor nanofabrication within the Marie Curie Project Viroma. The post doc should work in self-assembly and physical characterization at the nanoscale. The postdoctoral associate will be working in a multidisciplinary team in collaboration with several groups worldwide. It is expected that the postdoc will be involved in the supervision of PhD students. The position is available from 1st March 2016.more information in PDF format (138.03 Kb)
The project technician will support the coordinator of the European projects MSCA-RISE HYMADE and the MCA-IAPP VIROMA, in the management of both projects.
• Project management: Coordinating and overseeing project reporting and deliverables; keeping track of project agendas and deadlines. Helping the coordinator in the interaction among partners and with the European Commission
• Financial management of the research lines: Financial Report, Keeping track of the project resources
• Networking and dissemination activities: support in the organization of scientific meetings, schools, workshops, outreach activities, etc Background required:
• A Background in Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry or Materials Science is required and experience in the fields of nanosciences or nanomaterials is highly desirable.
• Experience in research project management, in particular regarding Framework Programme projects (FP7, H2020) and other EU & international funding schemes.
• Full command of English and Spanish.
• Computer skills (knowledge on website and social media management).
• Capacity to work in a very international environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
Deadline for applications is February 28th.
One PhD position is available at the Carbon Nanobiotechnology group led by Prof Maurizio Prato at CIC biomaGUNE in San Sebastián. The objective of this fully-funded 3-year PhD opportunity is to explore chemical functionalized graphene surfaces for biomedical applications. The successful candidate will work on the frame of a European project and will be enrolled in the PhD School of Chemistry at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). The deadline for application is 29th of February 2016.more information in PDF format (352.09 Kb)
The soft matter nanotechnology group at CIC biomaGUNE is looking for a post doctoral associate to work in the biological fate of nanomaterials for the assessment of nanomaterial toxicity within a European project. The postdoc will work on the impact of biocorona formation on nanomaterial translocation using advanced spectroscopic techniques. He /She will also be collaborating with the Unit of Image at CIC biomaGUNE for in vivo translocation studies.more information in PDF format (104.6 Kb)
Applications are invited to join the Soft Matter Nanotechnology Group led by Dr. Sergio Moya and the Nuclear Imaging Group led by Dr. Jordi Llop to work on the frame of the international project "Translocation and biological fate of nanomaterials". One PhD student will work in the use of different spectroscopic techniques to study the interaction of the nanomaterials with biomolecules, corona formation and translocation at cellular level. The other PhD student will be mostly working on the radiolabelling of nanomaterials and in vivo imaging to assess biodistribution and stability. The applicants should have a Master degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Physics or Materials Science, full command of English, capacity to work in a very international and multidisciplinar environment and excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills. The deadline for the applications is 1st of January 2016.more information in PDF format (98.72 Kb)
The Biosurfaces Lab at CIC biomaGUNE is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to fill the vacancy of a research assistant in the framework of an ERC Starting Grant project on biological hydrogels.
The applicant should have keen interest in multidisciplinary work in an international research environment. He/she should have a degree (MSc or equivalent) in biochemistry or related fields. Solid experience with protein expression and purification, and cell culture, is required. Research experience is an advantage.
Responsibilities will include the development of protein expression and cell culture, and work with surface functionalization and analysis techniques. More experienced candidates may also be given the opportunity to develop their own research projects within the research lines of the Richter Lab.