Job Offer: PhD position in cilia mediated autophagy in neurodegenerative diseases

The Laboratory of Glial and Neuronal Autophagy at ACHUCARRO is looking for a PhD candidate with high interest for Cell Biology, Neuroscience or Biomedicine.  The candidate will study how the primary cilium and its signaling pathways modulate autophagy activity in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases.

Our laboratory is funded by The Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities and the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), and the Basque Government.

Summary Information

Application Deadline: November 30th 2020
Profile of candidates:
  • Excellent academic record (> 2.2 or > 7.5, depending on the scale).
  • Hold a Master Degree in Neuroscience, Cell Biology or related field.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
What we offer:
  • One year contract with possibility to extension.
  • Support for PhD fellowship applications.
  • Immediate starting date.

How to Apply

The candidates should send a motivation letter stating their willingness to take the position, an updated CV and the academic record to Dr. Olatz Pampliega, indicating "PhD 2020" in the subject/header.

Achucarro commits to the principles laid down in the European Commission's Recommendation (March 11, 2005) for the European Charter for Researchers (The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers). See our statement on Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment.