• Trabaja con nosotros | Research Assistant Position


At IQS we are looking for a PhD student fellowship (R1) to work with the development and preclinic validation of an endovascular medical device with controlled delivery of drug for aortic aneurism.

Tasks

  • Formulation at the nanoscale: design and synthesis of novel nanoparticles encapsulating drugs and gene material, physicochemical characterization.
  • Inclusion of nanoparticles in vascular stents for local delivery: macro and micro characterization.
  • In vitro tests of compatibility and efficacy.
  • Ex vivo tests of compatibility and efficacy.

Experience and knowledge

Required

  • Graduated in Pharmacy, Experience in Bioengineering with 3D culture models
  • Good knowledge of lab techniques: cellular and molecular biology, formulation and characterization at the nanoscale, release studies.
  • Good level of English.

Desired

  • Research experience in Bioengineering lab.
  • Participation in scientific work, articles and conference communications. Knowledge in polymeric nanoparticles.
     

Conditions

  • Full-time (38,5 h/week)
  • Incorporation: immediately.
  • Length of the contract until 1 year.
  • Salary: Depending on the candidate's experience. University: Universitat Ramon Llull.
  • Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.
  • International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of a young and growing research group.
  • Continuous training in a high-quality environment.

How to apply?

Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter with the reference CV´s Research Assistant here.

This project is financed by State Research Agency - Ministry of Science and Innovation/Spain RTC2019-007260-1