Fellowship in breast cancer

March 17 2016
Position Type
Full Time
The Research Group on Breast Cancer Biology is part of the INCLIVA Health Research Institute that is located to Valencia (Spain). The Institute consists of over 200 researchers, forming 40 focused research groups. INCLIVA aims at furthering biomedical research and the commitment to training and transferring of biomedical research.

Our group is focused in deciphering the signaling pathways implicated in breast cancer development and progression. We are interested in the molecular mechanisms responsible of resistance to current treatments. We intend to develop new strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic intervention to reverse the resistance identified, based on combinations with other biologic agents and the use of predictive biomarkers of resistance.

We are looking for a PhD candidate that will be integrated in a new, challenging and promising research line of the group focused in the role of tumor heterogeneity and dynamic programming in breast tumor cell resistance to anti-HER2 antibody.

Successful candidates shall have outstanding academic achievements in Biological or related disciplines, highly committed to research and fluent in English or Spanish. The fellowship period is for 3 years and is granted by the "Santiago Grisolia" Program from the Valencian Regional Government

The candidate needs to fulfill the following requirements:

Bachelor in Science.

Studies concluded no sooner than January 2013.

Degree granted by a NON Spanish University.


The call is open and the positions can be filled as soon as proper candidates are found. The deadline for the first round of applications is April 27th 2016. Applications should consist of a scientific CV, publication list, two reference letters and the transcripts of studies. You'll find all the details on our website (www.incliva.es) in the "Employment" section. Inquiries should be sent to:




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