Saturday, 18th January 2020

Juan De La Cierva Postdoctoral Position

The “Development of the human lymphohematopoietic system” group, led by Marisa Toribio at the Centro de Biología Molecular “Severo Ochoa” (CSIC‐UAM), Madrid, is looking for a postdoctoral candidate willing to apply for a “Juan de la Cierva” schoolarship (either formación or incorporación) co‐funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities.

All the information can be found here.

Candidates must hold a PhD awarded between either January 2015‐December 2017 or January 2018‐December 2019, be officially qualified for working with research animals (categories B or C) and count with at least one paper as a first author in a high impact journal. Experience in human hematopoiesis and leukemia in mouse models, molecular biology and biochemical assays will be valued.

Our research is aimed at investigating the cellular and molecular bases of cell fate specification of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells with special emphasis on T‐cell development within the human thymus. Based on loss‐ and gain‐of‐function genetic approaches, and hematolymphoid reconstitution of humanized mice, our aim is deciphering molecular pathways contributing to normal T‐cell development and leukemia. Our final goal is the identification of specific leukemic pathways suitable for developing targeted immunotherapies with improved efficacy and tumor‐specificity.

Further information about our group may be accessed here.

If interested, please send an email including CV and contact of 2 references no later than January 13th 2020 to: Marisa Toribio This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


PhD Contract

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong interest in pursuing research in a stimulating and competitive field of science. The project aims to study the connection between cell proliferation and apoptosis during tissue homeostasis at the Centro de Biología Molecular “Severo Ochoa”-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. The candidate should have a strong background in Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. We will positively value if the candidate has experience in the field of Developmental Biology and with Drosophila as a model organism.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Good academic qualifications
  • Research experience adequate to the project
  • Excellent organizational, communication and team skills
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English

Applications including an updated CV, an academic record and reference letters should be addressed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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