CIC bioGUNE ( opens applications for Doctoral Candidates (DC). Fifteen FPI contracts, funded by the AEI (State Agency for Research, Spain) are open for applications from December 19th. The positions will hold 4 years contract, social security, and health insurance.
CIC bioGUNE is a research center in biosciences located in Bilbao (Spain), where fundamental research goes hand in hand with oriented and applied perspectives. It offers an international, multidisciplinary scientific environment, hosting over 200 researchers working on chemical biology, cancer, genomics, biophysics, immunology, and many more. CIC bioGUNE is also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for metabolomics, proteomics, genomics, structural biology (CryoEM, X-Ray, 800 MHz and 1 GHz NMR, computing cluster), and animal facility.

CIC bioGUNE is recognized with the Severo Ochoa Excellence Accreditation (2023-2026).

Candidates should hold a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, or related topic. They should have completed their MsC degree at the time of incorporation (expected summer 2023).

Research topics for the applications include:

6 & 7.-Computational Chemistry Lab – Gonzalo Jiménez Osés (2 positions); 

Molecular recognition and host pathogen interactions.
The DCs will be involved in multidisciplinary highly collaborative projects in the interphase between Chemistry, Biology and Computation, devoted to the accurate simulation of chemical and biochemical phenomena, with strong emphasis on functional protein design, enzyme engineering and site-selective bioconjugation and decaging with therapeutical applications.

Please, if you are interested send, before Jan 20th, your CV, along with a motivation letter (1 page, including up to five preferred topics) using the following form and indicating 44611 + name of the most preferred laboratory as reference.

More information in this file.