R2 Researcher at Proteases and Extracellular Matrix group

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Fundación Pública Andaluza Progreso y Salud (FPS)

Fundación Pública Andaluza Progreso y Salud (FPS) groups are looking for R2 researchers who can apply for competitive HR grant CONVOCATORIA DE INCORPORACIÓN DE INVESTIGADORES POSDOCTORALES A GRUPOS DE LOS CENTROS SANITARIOS Y DE INVESTIGACIÓN DEL SSPA 2024 of the Consejería de Salud y Consumo:

Eligibility requirements (candidates should) for Junior postdoctoral contract:

  • Have the status of a job seeker or, at the very least, hold an employment improvement card issued by the competent Public Employment Service as of the date of submission of the application, which must be maintained until the date of formalization of the employment contract.
  • Hold a PhD degree in the field of Health Sciences and Technologies of less or equal to five years. In calculating the five years, interruptions due to justified reasons (maternity or paternity, adoption, temporary incapacity due to illness or accident, temporary incapacity during pregnancy, or caring for dependents) will be excluded, provided they are within the five years preceding the application.
  • Have a research trajectory aligned with that of the host group, which will be evidenced in the declaration of the application and through the submission of a curriculum vitae.
  • Be the author of at least two biomedical research publications, indexed in the Journal Citation Report (JCR), being the lead person as first author, last author or corresponding author, in at least one of them.

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Information on host group

Group: Proteases and Extracellular Matrix

Principal Investigator of the Group: Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Manzaneque. Pfizer - University of Granada - Junta de Andalucía Centre for Genomics and Oncological Research (GENYO).

Research line in which the candidate will work: Evaluating the key contribution of extracellular matrix components during tumor progression.

Summary of research line: Fight against cancer requires a deep knowledge of multiple players within the complex tumor heterogeneity, including the composition and nature of the dynamic extracellular matrix (ECM), and its contribution for immune infiltration and bad prognosis.

Profile of the desired candidate:

  • Expertise in the study and characterization of cell populations in tumors, using techniques such as immunohistochemistry, cytometry, or others.
  • Knowledge of the use of tumor mouse models and their relationships with specific human tumors.
  • Knowledge of bioinformatic tools to analyze RNAseq and disease-related big data.
  • More information about the research group here: Proteases and Extracellular Matrix
  • Principal Investigator contact: juancarlos.rodriguez@genyo.es


Application submission: from 24th May to 7th June 2024.