1 PhD student position available at Spanish National Cardiovascular Research Center (CNIC), Madrid (Spain)

A PhD student position available for Biochemists, Biologists, and students with degrees in other Life Sciences to develop their thesis within the EU Initial Training Network FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN CardioNext, a highly multidisciplinary, intersectoral and competitive training programme in cardiovascular research.


PhD students will be involved in research projects aimed at improving post-infarction heart remodelling using different gene therapy approaches. Title:¨Macrophage gene therapy for the treatment of post-infarction remodeling.¨


Applicants must have a Master Degree related to the Biomedicine field. Good English communication skills are mandatory. Those who have research experience in miRNA/Cardiology will be given preference.


Candidates must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers and have not yet been awarded a doctoral degree. In addition, must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.


  •  a 16 months contract to undertake a PhD in biomedicine (with the possibility of extension)
  •  a competitive salary (33,000 – 37,000 € per annum)
  •  integration in a European network of scientific excellence
  •  stays in private companies and partner academic  labs
  •  extensive training in complementary skills
  •  access to state-of-the-art infrastructures.

Starting date: 01/10/2015.

The CNIC provides benefits packages and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send CV (including academic record) and a cover letter addressing your qualifications as they pertain to this position, and contact information of three referees to lmanukyan@cnic.es before July 15, 2015. Please quote reference CN10 in the title of your email.


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