Pre and Post Research Assistant

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Predoctoral Research Assistant for the Kinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group

Reference: AIPREKPPC

Applications: Applicants should send their applications by e-mail to, clearly quoting the Reference: AIPREKPPC in the subject line of the e-mail. Applications and resumes without a reference will not be considered.

José Lorenzo Pérez
917 328 000


The Kinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group, within the Structural Biology Program at CNIO, is seeking a Predoctoral Research Assistant to do her/his doctoral research.
The Kinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group, focuses on the molecular understanding of protein kinase function, regulation and signaling at atomic and molecular levels, and how these mechanisms are corrupted in cancer and disease.

Selection criteria

- Graduate in Biochemistry, Biology or related disciplines.
- Previous experience in protein biochemistry and structural biology (X-ray crystallography) will be desirable.
- Knowledge and previous experience in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) will be a plus.
- Previous knowledge and experience in cell biology and signaling will be a plus.
- Fluent English both, spoken and written.

The CNIO offers

- The opportunity to be part of a Cancer Research Centre of excellence.
- Competitive salary.
- An energetic working environment.
- Contract linked to a project.


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