02 Postdoctoral Researcher in Immune Biology, IRB Barcelona, Spain

Postdoc in Spain

Postdoctoral Researcher in Immune Biology: IRB Barcelona, a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, is inviting applications for two Postdoctoral Researcher positions in the Innate Immune Biology group of Dr. Stefanie Wculek. The positions are funded by the ERC Starting Grant project “Studying the metabolism and function of myeloid dendritic cells and neutrophils in distinct tissues in health and aging (MyTissue).”

Postdoctoral Researcher in Innate Immune Biology (ref. PD/23/14)

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Innate Immune Biology

Location: IRB Barcelona, Barcelona Science Park, Barcelona, Spain


  • PhD in biomedicine or biosciences (completed within no more than 2 years)
  • Experience in performing and disseminating scientific studies
  • Highly motivated, collaborative, and enthusiastic about leading challenging research projects
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Organized, responsible, and creative

Job Description: The selected candidates will lead and organize projects within the group’s scientific scope with the PI. Duties include conducting high-quality research, participating in group meetings and scientific discussions, engaging in the training of junior scientists, and collaborating on manuscript writing with the PI. The focus is on understanding the role of the innate immune system and immunometabolism in homeostasis and aging.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills: Must Have – Required:

  • Experience in research on innate immune cells, aging, and/or immunometabolism
  • Supervision of students or technicians
  • Coordination of collaborative research efforts
  • Knowledge of Mass and Flow Cytometry, Mouse models, Primary human tissue and cell culture, Bioinformatics tools for gene expression analysis, Multiplex immunohistochemistry, Molecular biology techniques including cloning and CRISPR

Working Conditions & Entitlements:

  • Employed under Spanish legislation with a full-time contract
  • Benefits of the Spanish Social Security system
  • Access to advanced research training and career development opportunities
  • Competitive international environment with nearly 90 Postdoctoral researchers

How to Apply & Selection Process:

  • Deadline for applications: 16/02/2024 (If no suitable candidate is found, the deadline will be extended)
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • Selection process:
    • Pre-selection based on CV, motivation letter & experience
    • Interviews for short-listed candidates
    • Job offer sent to the successful candidate after the interview



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