Group Leader Positions at Basque Centre for Biophysics

The Basque Centre for Biophysics (Biofisika Institute, at Bilbao (Basque Country in Spain) together with Ikerbasque ( invites applications for permanent Group Leader positions at the senior rank of Ikerbasque Research Professor in the areas of biophysics and structural biology. Candidates must hold a PhD degree and be experienced in leading a research group. In addition, candidates must demonstrate scientific excellence with a strong publication record, evidence in obtaining competitive research funding, and significant international research experience.

The Biofisika Institute is a joint research centre of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). The centre focuses on fundamental and translational biophysics research and offers a highly collaborative culture. Accredited as a Basque Excellence Research Centre (BERC) the Biofisika Institute provides outstanding shared facilities for advanced biophysical and structural biology approaches in a new research building in the main Leioa campus of the University of the Basque Country.

Successful candidates are expected to establish dynamic and independently funded research programs. We encourage women candidates to apply. We offer a salary commensurate with experience, a competitive benefits package, and startup support. Please submit by email (to a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 5-page description of research interests and future plans, copies of 3 relevant publications and the names and contact information of 3 referees willing to provide recommendation information.

The deadline to receive applications is June 15th, 2018 at 17:00 h CET.