ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat de Barcelona
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE26/06/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONSpain › Barcelona
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK18
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2021
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / ERC
Professor Carme Rovira is looking a technician to help the group in computer and project tasks. The successful candidates will work on the ERC Synergy grant of Prof. Rovira, together with Prof. Gideon J. Davies (University of York) and Prof. Herman S. Overkleeft (University of Leiden).
The perspective researcher will have the opportunity to collaborate on a very exciting project CARBOCENTRE, which aims at developing novel activity-based probes and competitive inhibitors for carbohydrate-active enzymes of interest in biomedicine and biotechnology. She/he will be in care of managing the computer facilities of the group and help group members in supporting tasks. The successful candidate will join the dynamic research group of Prof. Rovira within the Institute of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry and the Department of Chemistry. He/she will work in a sophisticated HPC environment, will have access to systems and computational infrastructures, and will be involved in collaborations with experts in different areas.
The position is available from Sept 1st, 2021 for a duration of five years (the contract will be renewed on a yearly basis). The position will be based at the Chemistry Department of the UB in Barcelona, Spain.
- Manage group computers
- Supporting tasks to group members
- Assist the PI in managerial activities
FBG project number
Activity-Based Profiling of Glycoprocessing Enzymes for Human Health and a Sustainable Society
Department of Chemistry
Gross salary per year
We offer a competitive salary according to Barcelona living standards.
How to apply
1) Application letter
2) Full Curriculum Vitae
Send your application to:
ERC technician application
- Adequacy of the candidate to the position being advertised
CV and skills/qualifications of the candidate
A committee formed by two scientists of the CARBOCENTER team, including the Barcelona PI will make a shortlist. Prospective candidates could be contacted for interview before 01/07/2021.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment
UB is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELChemistry: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: ExcellentSPANISH: Excellent
We are looking for a highly motivated person who has research background in Computational Chemistry and computer management.
- Good academic record
- Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish
At the time of recruitment by the host organisation, the candidates should have a MSc degree in Chemistry (preferably), Physics, Computational biology, Structural biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline. The date of the degree should be earlier than Sept 1st, 2021.
EURAXESS offer ID: 651495
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