• Postdoctoral researcher in photodynamic therapy at the Applied Photobiological Chemistry

You will have the opportunity to join a leading university, the research group AppLightChem/ Analytical and Applied Chemistry department, in a dynamic and professional environment. 

Research personnel with the title of doctor


  • To provide technical support to the research project entitled “Self-Assembled multifunctional nanosystems for phototheranostic applications”.
  • Evaluation and selection of different types of photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy.
  • Assessment of the biological response to the photodynamic treatments.

Profile requirements:

  • Education: PhD in Chemistry, Biophysics, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or alike.
  • Knowledge:

-Cellular and Molecular Biology
-Absorption and Emission spectroscopy
-Confocal microscopy

  • Experience: 1-4 years in a related experimental research field.
  • Languages: English
  • At the moment of contracting one must comply with the following requirements:

-Be between 16 and 30 years of age
-Being unemployed
-Be registered as a job-seeker on the Catalan Job Service (SOC)
-Not having carried out research activities at the Ramon Llull University (URL) in the previous six months.

We offer:

  • full-time contract
  • expected duration: 12 months
  • planned incorporation: 1st of December 2022


Submission of applications:

Interested people must apply via send the following documentation to: rrhh@iqs.url.edu with the subject INVESTIGO AppLightChem.

The candidates will need to attach the following information:
-Letter of interest in the specific program, detailing previous experiences.
-Full CV
-Reprints of two main publications by the applicant.
-(Optional) Two letters of recommendation from scientists with whom the researcher has collaborated.
IQS – URL might require proof of the obligatory requirements before formalising the contract, as well as the necessary aspects when they consider that there may be inaccuracies.

  • Deadline: applications can be sent until 15th of September 2022
  • Admission and selection process:

-The Human Resources Department of IQS – URL is the responsible body for all of the admission and selection process, in accordance with the rules and procedures applicable to the entity.
-Candidates that do not fulfill the requirements will be excluded from the process.
-The selection process will be carried out in a single phase of curricular evaluation in which the curricula will be valued according to the following weighting:

  • Expedient:  3.5 points
  • Knowledge: 3.5 points
  • Languages: 1.5 points
  • Experience: 1.5 points

This offer is within the Investigo Programme for hiring young job seekers in the realization of research and innovation initiatives, in the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan in Catalonia, financed by the European Union through the European Next Generation Funds. Official code 100045ID15.

Ramon Llull University includes in its IV Gender Equality Plan the commitment to promote equality between people and includes measures to guarantee equal treatment and opportunities between genders and eliminate any type of discrimination. The areas affected by this Plan, in accordance with what is regulated by article 46 of LO3/2007, are access to employment, professional classification, promotion and training, remuneration, organization of working time, and the prevention of sexual and gender-based harassment.