27/07/2020

Predoctoral Fellowship - Molecular Markers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidad Católica de Valencia "San Vicente Mártir"
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesOther
    ChemistryBiochemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/08/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Valencia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/09/2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Availability of a UCV sponsored predoctoral fellowship towards the completion of a doctoral thesis degree in the

laboratory of the CITSAM Institute at the UCV Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, C/ Quevedo 2, 46001

Valencia, Spain is hereby announced. The study will aim at identifying Molecular Markers of Myalgic

Encephalomyelitis for diagnostic purposes and for therapy monitorization.

The scholarship/contract will start between September 15th and October 1st, 2020, will have a total duration of 3 years,

and an approximate endowment of € 16,000/year. A three to six month stay at the Oxford University, UK is

programmed as part of the PhD training process.

Candidate requirements:

• Have Spanish nationality, or be a national of a member state of the European Union or be a foreigner with

authorization or residence or stay permit for study in Spain, where appropriate.

• Be in possession of a degree issued by a Spanish or foreign University in Biochemistry, Biotechnology (or similar

fields), after January 1st, 2017.

• Accredit a weighted minimum average grade in your grade transcript: Health Sciences: 7.90 / Sciences: 7.80 over 10.

Equivalencies to the Spanish grading system should be provided.

• A Master´s degree or advanced knowledge of Bioinformatics will be valued.

Documentation to be presented and procedure: Curriculum vitae, copy of complete academic record and motivation

letter of the candidate. The documentation should be sent to: elisa.oltra@ucv.es indicating "APPLICATION FOR

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP" as the subject.

Application period: July 1st through August 31st, 2020

Candidates will receive notification by e-mail for a teleconference interview within 7 days of application.

Recent publications of the group on thesis topic:

Cheema AK, Sarria L, Bekheit M, et al. Unravelling myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS): Gender-specific changes in the microRNA

expression profiling in ME/CFS. J Cell Mol Med. 2020;24(10):5865-5877. doi:10.1111/jcmm.15260

Ovejero T, Sadones O, Sánchez-Fito T, et al. Activation of Transposable Elements in Immune Cells of Fibromyalgia Patients. Int J Mol Sci. 2020;21(4):1366.

Published 2020 Feb 18. doi:10.3390/ijms21041366

Almenar-Pérez E, Sarría L, Nathanson L, Oltra E. Assessing diagnostic value of microRNAs from peripheral blood mononuclear cells and extracellular vesicles in

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):2064. Published 2020 Feb 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-58506-5

More Information

Selection process

Documentation to be presented and procedure: Curriculum vitae, copy of complete academic record and motivation

letter of the candidate. The documentation should be sent to: elisa.oltra@ucv.es indicating "APPLICATION FOR

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP" as the subject.

Application period: July 1st through August 31st, 2020

Candidates will receive notification by e-mail for a teleconference interview within 7 days of application.

Additional comments

Recent publications of the group on thesis topic:

Cheema AK, Sarria L, Bekheit M, et al. Unravelling myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS): Gender-specific changes in the microRNA

expression profiling in ME/CFS. J Cell Mol Med. 2020;24(10):5865-5877. doi:10.1111/jcmm.15260

Ovejero T, Sadones O, Sánchez-Fito T, et al. Activation of Transposable Elements in Immune Cells of Fibromyalgia Patients. Int J Mol Sci. 2020;21(4):1366.

Published 2020 Feb 18. doi:10.3390/ijms21041366

Almenar-Pérez E, Sarría L, Nathanson L, Oltra E. Assessing diagnostic value of microRNAs from peripheral blood mononuclear cells and extracellular vesicles in

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):2064. Published 2020 Feb 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-58506-5

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Chemistry: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Medical sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

• Have Spanish nationality, or be a national of a member state of the European Union or be a foreigner with

authorization or residence or stay permit for study in Spain, where appropriate.

• Be in possession of a degree issued by a Spanish or foreign University in Biochemistry, Biotechnology (or similar

fields), after January 1st, 2017.

• Accredit a weighted minimum average grade in your grade transcript: Health Sciences: 7.90 / Sciences: 7.80 over 10.

Equivalencies to the Spanish grading system should be provided.

• A Master´s degree or advanced knowledge of Bioinformatics will be valued.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universidad Católica de Valencia "San Vicente Mártir"
Spain
Valencia
46001
C/ Quevedo 2

EURAXESS offer ID: 545894

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