Postdoctoral Fellow- Colorectal Cancer Lab, Barcelona, Spain

Postdoc in Spain

Postdoctoral Fellow- Colorectal Cancer Lab: Join the cutting-edge research network MACH3CANCER, hosted at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence. We seek a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to contribute to the exploration of tumor cell plasticity and drug resistance using high-throughput 3D live imaging technology. The project, funded by CRUK-AECC, involves the development of advanced microscopy tools for organoid research within an international consortium.

Postdoctoral Fellow for the Colorectal Cancer Lab (ref. PD/24/03)

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Advanced microscopy applied to research with organoids, focusing on tumor cell plasticity and drug resistance.

Location: Barcelona, Spain


  • PhD degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in the area of microscopy.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills for experimental bench-work.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Job Description:

  • Conduct independent research using advanced microscopy tools for organoid research.
  • Standardize advanced microscopy workflows for organoid screening across European facilities.
  • Develop and/or use complex bioimage analysis assays for single-cell analysis in high-content live large 3D image datasets.

Working Conditions & Entitlements:

  • Full-time employment in compliance with Spanish legislation.
  • Benefits of the Spanish Social Security system.
  • Access to advanced research training and career development opportunities.
  • Competitive international environment with approximately 90 Postdoctoral researchers at IRB Barcelona.

How to Apply & Selection Process:

  • Submit a motivation letter, CV, and the names/addresses of three references.
  • Deadline for applications: 01/03/2024 (May be extended if no suitable candidate is found).
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • Selection process:
    • Pre-selection based on CV, motivation letter, and experience.
    • Interviews for short-listed candidates.
    • Job offer sent to the successful candidate after the interview.

Note: The strengths and weaknesses of the applications will be provided upon request.

Disclaimer: This job post is sourced from a reliable publication. For further details, check the official IRB Barcelona website. The information provided here is based on the available details and is subject to verification from the official source.



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