Postdoctoral Position


We offer a postdoctoral contract to work on an Alzheimer’s disease research project funded by BrightFocus Foundation within the Neurovascular Research Group.
Education and qualifications:

-PhD degree in neurosciences, biochemistry or cell biology

Experience and knowledge:

-Background in Neurosciences. Previous experience in Alzheimer’s disease models will be positively considered.

-Strong background in molecular and cell biology.

-Experience on cognitive and behavioral experimental tests will be considered.

– Minimum of 3 publications as the first author in impact factor journals

-Strong sense of responsibility, motivation and social skills as key personal abilities.

Main responsibilities and duties:

-Working with animals: management of mouse colonies, drugs administration, sample processing, behavioural tests.

-Molecular and cell biology techniques.

-Experimental design, statistical analysis, results interpretation and manuscripts preparation.


Labour conditions:

-Full-time position (40h/week)

-Starting date: September 2017

-Length of the contract: 3 years

-Gross annual salary:   33.000 euros

Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter with the reference” Postdoc BrightFocus” to


New job offer for a postMIR/PIR

Neurovascular Research Lab is looking for a candidate to apply for a Rio-Hortega or Post-MIR/PIR  grant in the next call,  to collaborate with the project of the stroke prevention line: “Cerebral small vessel disease progression: risk factors, involved mechanisms and clinical consequences”.

Before the contract is granted, we offer the possibility of a part-time job to start collaboration in the same project.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

-Candidates must have obtained a Medical Degree and the Spanish FSE (MIR– Medical internship residency)  between 01/01/2012 and 10/31/2016.  Preferable specialists would be Neurology, Family Medicine, Radiology or any medical specialty. As alternative, other candidates would be those that hold a Psychology Degree and the Spanish PIR internship residency obtained between 01/01/2012 and 10/31/2016.

-Prior research experience (authorship in publications, congresses, complementary training) will be highly valuable.

Responsabilities and duties

-Patient recruitment, data management activities and execution of the project protocol.

-Collaboration in literature review, brain imaging, clinical and neuropsychological data collection and interpretation.

-Statistical analysis and results interpretation, dissemination of findings.


Labour Conditions:

  • The conditions for the Rio Hortega contract (if granted) are as follows: planned start time January 2017, full time position (40 h/week), 2-years duration, annual gross salary 26.866 euros

Before grant is granted, we offer the possibility of a part-time job to start collaboration in the same project. The candidate must be able to work as self-employee during this period. Conditions will depend on the previous experience.


Interested candidates should submit a full Curriculum to the following email: address:,