Candidate for PhD Grant to work in the area of Environmental Toxicology at IDAEA Institute

We are seeking a pre-doctoral student to work in the area of Environmental Toxicology. One of the goals of our current research is to study the effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in aquatic organisms at different molecular levels using Systems Biology approaches. This will allow us to better understand the mode of action of EDCs assessing the environmental stress and risks induced by chemical pollutants in both the environment and human health.

Master degree on science (or equivalent) and outstanding academic records. A background in molecular biology, systems biology and bioinformatics will be considered (knowledge in Bioconductor/R environment and matlab software will be an asset).

The candidate will be presented to competitive calls, such as the pre-doctoral contracts AGAUR-FI-DGR (ajuts per a la contractació de Personal Investigador Novell 2020) or FPU Ayudas para la formación de profesorado universitario). Foreign students that are eligible to apply to this call or foreign funding will also be considered.

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Applications should include a letter of motivation and interests, complete CV and academic record. Enquiries and applications should be sent to Dr. Benjamí Piña ( and Dr. Laia Navarro-Martin ( indicating PRE-DOC in the subject of the email. DEADLINE: 31st August 2019.





Tuesday, 16 July 2019