Biocruces Bizkaia Institute Coordinator in Advanced Therapies

Biocruces Bizkaia Health Research Institute in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) together with Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science invite applications for an immediately available position as Institute Coordinator in Advanced Therapies and Responsible of Neuro regenerative Laboratory. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant discipline with a focus on Neurology or Neurosciences, demonstrate scientific excellence and experience in Advanced Therapies coordination and Neuro- regeneration, strong links and cooperation at international levels.

The successful candidate is expected to organize and coordinate the advanced therapies in Biocruces Bizkaia, support and supervising projects in the Clean Room and promote and provide assessment in new projects related obtaining competitive research funding. Besides the candidate is going to be a Group Leader Researcher with the commitment to create a new laboratory of neuro regeneration at the Institute and establish a productive and independently funded research program in these areas. Candidates must be skilled and experienced in both areas. Strong communication and organizational skills will also be important.
Biocruces Bizkaia, as a scientific structure conceived as a cornerstone of the Basque Government’s strategy to consolidate the Biomedical Sector in in the province of Biscay in the Basque Country (1 million of population), seeking to improve the health and life expectancy of the population. Improving health innovation and research with a clear translational research vision, is the main focus of the institutions that are part of Biocruces Bizkaia, namely, the Basque Department of Health, the Basque Health Service (Osakidetza), the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), the Basque Foundation for Health Research and Innovation (BIOEF) and the BBK Banking Foundation, together forming the largest health research institute in the Basque Country. Biocruces Bizkaia is a Health Research Institute accredited beyond the model of the Carlos III, the National Health Institute.
Ikerbasque is the Basque Foundation for Science created by the Basque Government to reinforce the Basque scientific system by recruiting the best researchers from all around the world. Currently more than 300 researchers from more than 30 different countries in all fields of knowledge for the Ikerbasque research community.
This position is jointly funded by Biocruces Bizkaia and Ikerbasque. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and encuarage women candidates to apply. Please submit through the Biocruces Bizkaia website:
  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A 3-page description of research interests and future plans
  • Copies of 3 relevant publications
  • Names and contact information of 3 referees willing to provide recommendation information
The deadline to receive applications is 15th jun 2022 at 17:00h.