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Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III

Neuroimaging Postdoc para el laboratorio de Imagen Cardiovascular y Estudios Poblacionales

Spain

Closing soon

Status:

Open call

Deadline for submitting applications:

Wednesday, 29 May, 2024

The Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.) CNIC has been conceived to develop research of excellence, competitive and of international relevance in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The CNIC has a research center of 24,000 m2, located in Madrid, with more than 6,000 m2 for laboratories equipped with a state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment.

A position for a postdoc is called to work in the Cardiovascular Imaging and Population Studies laboratory, directed by Dr. Valentín Fuster.

For additional information about the group:

https: // www. cnic.es/en/investigacion/cardiovascular-imaging-and-population- studies

The contract is part of the grant “Studying the connection between subclinical atherosclerosis and preclinical Alzheimer's disease through non-invasive imaging” ( A2022034S) funded by BrightFocus Foundation (Principal Investigator: Dr. Marta Cortes-Canteli, co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Valentin Fuster).

Functions:

The selected candidate will carry out neuroimaging studies and analyses within the group of Cardiovascular Imaging and Population Studies, directed by Dr. Valentín Fuster.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences or related disciplines obtained within the 2 previous years.
  • Minimum of 5 scientific publications in indexed journals (JCR) in the biomedical field. (The CV must include a complete list of publications that details the publication and the authors).
  • Valuable Requirements:

  • C1. Experience working with imaging techniques (MRI, PET…).
  • C2. Expertise on neuroimaging analysis and imaging processing/visualization software such as SPM, MATLAB, Freesurfer, ImageJ, etc.
  • C3. Knowledge of programming languages and statistical software such as R, python, SPSS, etc.
  • C4. Radioactive facilities operator for nuclear medicine (or equivalent) accredited by corresponding qualification.
  • C5. CV.
  • C6. Interview.
  • We offer :

  • Opportunity to work in a leading cardiovascular research institution equipped with state-of-the-art resources and technology.
  • Integration in a young translational research team, in a highly competitive environment.
  • Start date: Immediate.
  • Contrato de actividades científico-técnicas, de duración indefinida”, in accordance with Artículo 23‐bis de la Ley de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación (texto refundido Ley 14/2011, de 1 de junio, de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación), funded by ref: A2022034S , with Title: “ Studying the connection between subclinical atherosclerosis and preclinical Alzheimer's disease through non-invasive imaging ”, as long as the selected candidate complies with the legal requirements for the formalization of the contract in accordance with the Spanish labor law.
  • Recruitment Plan:

    The RESOLUTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR PUBLIC FUNCTION APPROVING THE COMMON ACTION CRITERIA FOR THE RECRUITMENT PROCESSES IN THE STATE PUBLIC SECTOR ENTITIES of April 11, 2022, set forth in point 6.1 that “Unless a specific regulation establishes a merit-bases recruitment system (concurso), the competition (concurso-oposición) must be the recruitment system”

    In CNIC, the specific regulations approved by the Foundation's board of trustees establish a merit-base recruitment system (concurso) including a personal interview.

    At least the 3 candidates with the highest score, as long as they reach the minimum of 70 points as a sum of criteria (C1‐C5) will be interviewed. The candidate with the highest score will be hired given the total score (C1-C6) is higher than 85 points.

    Recruitment Commission :

  • Assistant researcher
  • Postdoctoral Researcher of the group
  • Research Office Manager
  • Research Office Manager
  • HR member
  • The CNIC guarantees, within its field of action, the principle of equal access to employment, and may not establish any direct or indirect discrimination, based on grounds of origin, including racial or ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, religion or beliefs, political opinion, sexual orientation and identity, gender expression, sexual characteristics, trade union membership, social status, language within the State and disability, provided that workers are fit to perform the work or job in question.

    By participating in the selection process, the participant agrees that their data appear in the public resolutions of the selection process. Such resolutions (provisional list of admitted and excluded, definitive list of admitted and excluded and resolution of the process) are published on the CNIC website.

    Scoring criteria:

    C1 - Experience working with imaging techniques (MRI, PET…) (the experience will be valued as a whole based on the time/specialty) - 20%

    C2 - Expertise on neuroimaging analysis and imaging processing/visualization software such as SPM, MATLAB, Freesurfer, ImageJ, etc. (the experience will be valued as a whole based on relation time/specialty) - 20%

    C3 - Knowledge of programming languages and statistical software such as R, python, SPSS, etc. (the experience will be valued as a whole based on time/specialty) - 20%

    C4 - Radioactive facilities operator for nuclear medicine (or equivalent) accredited by corresponding qualification - 5%

    C5 - CV (will be valued as a whole based on quality and quantity of publications, attendance and presentations at meetings and conferences, participation in projects, awards, research experience abroad, etc.) - 15%

    C6 - Interview - 20%

    "In the event of absence of any of the evaluators an alternate evaluator of the same area will be appointed"

    Job details

    Title

    Neuroimaging Postdoc para el laboratorio de Imagen Cardiovascular y Estudios Poblacionales

    Employer

    Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III

    Location

    Spain

    Published

    May 14, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 29, 2024

    Job type

    Postdoc,Research

    Field

    Biology,Computer Science,Engineering,Medicine,Physics