Postdoctoral Researcher -2019 Position in Portugal, iMM
Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Researcher -2019
Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM), Portugal invites application for Postdoctoral Researcher – 2019 position from eligible and interested candidates
About- Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM) opens a call to hire a Postdoctoral Researcher correspondent to the initial level according to the Applicable Regulation, under an Unifixed-term contract, under Sistema de Apoio à Investigação Científica e Tecnológica (SAICT) – Call nr 02/SAICT/2017 – Projeto de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (IC&DT), funded by Investment and Structural European Funds (FEEI) – Programa Operacional Regional de Lisboa and National Funds (FCT-MEC) under the research project LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-029469 – “Gene-edited organoids to study the functional impact of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations” (BRCA_RNA).
Research/Job Area- Health and Life Sciences – Biomedicine,
cell and molecular biology
Location- Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM), Portugal
Any National, foreign and stateless candidate(s) that hold the following requirements can apply:
Ph.D. degree in Health and Life Sciences – Biomedicine;
Publication track record in the field of cell and molecular biology;
Expertise in stem cell culture and differentiation;
Expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry and microscopy of human/murine cells;
IMPORTANT NOTE: In the event the PhD degree was awarded by a foreigner higher institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law nr 66/2018, 18 th August, and all formalities established there must be fulfilled by applications deadline.
Job/Position Description- This project aims to develop an innovative breast cancer model based on mammary progenitors differentiated from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) derived from carriers of BRCA mutations. The researcher to be contracted will 1) optimize protocols to induce iPSCs from human fibroblasts; 2) differentiate iPSCs into mammary progenitors and carry out their characterization; 3) induce DNA lesions in mammary progenitors and study their ability to repair DNA.
How to Apply- The call is open from 22 January until 4 March 2019 (30 working days), and the application documents (indicated below) should be sent, in PDF format, to Human Resources Office through the email [email protected], indicating the Reference of the position (mandatory):
a) Motivation Letter in English;
b) Detailed CV;
c) PhD Certificate;
d) Other documents that applicant may consider to be relevant to prove the scientific course (optional).
B The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of application.
Both admitted and excluded candidates list and final classification list shall be posted at Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Ed. Egas Moniz, 1649-028 Lisboa, at iMM website and al candidates will be notified by email.
Last Date for Apply– 4 March 2019