Postdoctoral position in neurosciences


Application is open for a postdoctoral position at “Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest (Romania) in the frame of the project “Knowledge transfer in redox biology for developing advanced molecular tools in neurodegenerative diseases – focus on the signature of Nrf2 transcription factor in diagnosis and therapy” acronym REDBRAIN, project ID P_37_732, co-financed by the  COMPETITIVENESS OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME 2014-2020, PRIORITY AXIS 1 – RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION (RD&I) TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, Action 1.1.4 Attracting high-level personnel from abroad in order to enhance the RD capacity.

The project is implemented in “Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania between 01.09.2016 and 31.08.2020 under the coordination of Prof. Antonio Cuadrado (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain), and has a budget of 1.915.000 Euro.

The successful applicant will investigate the relevance of the transcription factors NRF2 and NF-kB as biomarkers of disease progression in preclinical models of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and as prognostic and monitoring biomarkers in white blood cells of AD patients and controls.

Job requirements

  1. PhD degree in veterinary medicine, biology, biochemistry or related sciences;
  2. Technical expertise in animal models, cellular and/or molecular biology;
  3. Good knowledge of English.


Additional merits: Points
1.    Previous post-doc position(s) abroad 35
2.    Research and experimental background in:  
a.   Neurodegenerative diseases 20
b.   Neuroscience in other pathologies 15
c.    Immunology 15
d.   Molecular biology 15
3.    Previous publications:  
a.   Publications in ISI-ranked journals

(sum of journal IF in the year of publication/years after getting the PhD degree)

(∑ IFi)/years after PhD



Job details

Institution: “Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, 99-101 Splaiul Independentei, 050096, Bucharest, Romania

Department: Cellular and Molecular Biology Department, Radiobiology Laboratory

Type of job: post-doctoral position (temporary position)

Estimated starting date: 01.08.2019

Duration of the job: approx.14 months (but not later than 31.08.2020)

Periodic evaluation: each 6 months regarding the number and quality of publications generated in the project, as well as design and accuracy of experiments, ability to process and report results, up-dating of knowledge in the research area of the project, initiative and integration in the REDBRAIN team. 


Job contest                                                  

  1. Documents:
    • CV
    • three reference letters (at least 1 letter from the PhD supervisor, previous post-doc coordinator, etc)

Documents should be sent by email no later than 25.06.2019, 11:00 PM, to:

Dr. Antonio Cuadrado:

Dr. Gina Manda:

  1. Interview (by Skype): 06.2019 – 03.07.2019
  2. Communication of contest result: 07.2019


Contact Information

Prof. Antonio Cuadrado Dr. Gina Manda
Phone: (+34) 638 29 65 85


Phone: (+40) 21 319 45 28;

(+40) 744 24 68 87

Fax: (+40) 21 319 45 28

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