Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

Project Manager

Position as Project Manager at the laboratory of “Genetics and biotechnology of extreme thermophiles” located at the Center for Molecular Biology “Severo Ochoa” (UAM-CSIC) at Madrid.

Project: Advanced toolbox for rapid and cost-effective functional metagenomic screening - microbiology meets microfluidics. (H2020-NMBP-BIO-2015-685474, METAFLUIDICS).


  • Support the day-to-day project management
  • Support the communication and dissemination activities of the project
  • Assist in the organization of meetings of members of the Consortium Bodies, preparing the agenda and the minutes of the meeting
  • Serve as a helpdesk for the Parties concerning all administrative, financial and European Commission regulatory questions
  • Collect documentation to enable the monitoring of the activities within the individual work packages and the preparation of the internal and official Reports
  • Collect and review deliverables for submission to the European Commission
  • Prepare a detailed list and archiving of deliverables, reports, presentations, party contact information, prepare and update the Project calendar, establish mailing lists


  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Prior experience in management of European Projects
  • Experience working with the Spanish public administration
  • Scientific background in biosciences, preferably in microbiology, biotechnology, genomics or cell biology

Salary: 27.000 €/year (approximate gross salary).

Starting date: March 1st, 2019.

End date: Dec. 31st 20r.

Contact: Candidates should send their CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before Feb 3rd, 2019 (indicate ref. PM-MF in email subject).


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 2014‐December 2016 or January 2017‐December 2018, 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 23rd 2019 to: Marisa Toribio This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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