MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship: IQAC-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

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MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship: IQAC-CSIC: The Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship. This prestigious fellowship involves developing broad-spectrum anti-inflammatory peptide amphiphiles (AIF-PAs) and exploring their targeting capacity to mucosal surfaces. The ultimate goal is to innovate treatments for chronic mucosal inflammation and prevent HIV transmission.

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship on Anti-Inflammatory Peptide Amphiphilic-Based Research


Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:

Anti-Inflammatory Peptide Amphiphilic-Based Research


Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC),
c/ Jordi Girona 18-26,
08034 Barcelona, Spain


  • PhD Degree: PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, or Pharmacy.
  • Research Experience: Maximum of 8 years of research experience post-PhD defense. For nationals or long-term residents of EU Member States or Horizon Europe Associated Countries wishing to reintegrate into Europe, research experience in third countries will not be counted.
  • Mobility Requirement: Applicants must not have resided or conducted their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months between September 11, 2021, and September 11, 2024.
  • Expertise: Specialization in peptide chemistry, including synthesis and characterization, with additional experience in biophysical techniques (such as fluorescence-based assays) being advantageous.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will engage in the development and characterization of anti-inflammatory peptide amphiphiles. This includes:

  • Synthesizing and characterizing peptide amphiphiles.
  • Investigating their interaction with mucosal surfaces.
  • Designing strategies to target chronic mucosal inflammation and HIV transmission prevention.
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and contributing to academic publications.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Motivation Letter
  3. Two reference letters from mentors

Applications should be emailed to Isabel Haro ( and María José Gómara ( with the subject line “MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship”.

Last Date to Apply:

July 14, 2024

We look forward to receiving your applications and welcoming a new member to our innovative research team.



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