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Scientific Director at Biophysics Research Center

Biophysics Research Center is a science institute that includes Instituto Biofisika, a joint centre of the Spanish National Research Centre (CSIC) and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and Fundación Biofísica Bizkaia, a Basque Excellence Research Centre (BERC), fostered by the Basque Government.

The Center works in frontier research and translational excellence at a molecular and cell level in the field of membrane biophysics and their application in the areas of biotechnology and health. The Centre aims at serving as a channel for bringing the interest of basic research in biophysics closer to the productive and service sectors of our society.

Once the Center has successfully moved to a brand new research building with state of the art facilities at the Scientific Campus of the University of the Basque Country near Bilbao, the Biophysics Research Center is now looking for a new Scientific Director that will lead the future development of the Center. The new Scientific Director should prove excellent scientific quality paired with human resources leadership that will lead the consolidation of the center for the future years. Applicants should have a strong scientific background in any of the areas of expertise of the Center.

The Scientific Director should be a person with a proven research track record in the area of biophysics and at least 15 years research experience after the completion of the PhD. She/He should also have experience in managing a research institution and have international reputation in the field. The candidates may also demonstrate a record of invited presentations in well-established international conferences, granted projects, awards, prizes etc.

The position will carry competitive salary and excellent conditions of work. The envisaged starting date of the position will be early 2018 (or at the earliest convenience of the appointed candidate).

Only researchers with a solid research track, senior level and international research experience will be considered. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, including a brief description of research and leadership experience and CV to:biophysics@ikerbasque.net.

Deadline: October 16th , 2017 (17:00 PM, CET).

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