Position: Postdoctoral Researcher

Principal investigator: Prof. Isidro Sánchez-García


We are offering a 3 years postdoctoral contract (starting beginning of 2024) and the possibility to apply for additional programs. The contract will be financed by a project funded by the Consejería de Educación-JCyL (CSI016P23).

A 3-years postdoctoral researcher position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Isidro Sánchez-García based at the Cancer Research Institute in Salamanca, Spain. The laboratory is primarily focused on deciphering the mechanisms responsible forclonal evolution with the aim of childhood leukemia prevention (Cancer Discovery-2015; Nature- 2017; Cancer Research-2017; Cancer Research-2018; EMBOJ-2018, Leukemia-2018; Trends in Cancer-2018; Nature Communications-2019; Blood-2020; Nature Reviews Immunology-2021, Trends Immunology-2021; Blood-2021; Cancer Research-2022; ; Nature Communications-2023).



The Project aims to mechanistically dissect immune-evasion mechanisms using both mouse models and clinical samples. The over-arching goal is to use the gained insights to make important contributions to the fundamental understanding of key mechanisms in childhood leukemia, which will lead to a paradigm shift in the clinical treatment of this disease.


What we offer

A clinically relevant research project with high potential for therapeutic translation in an inspiring international research team. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with other researchers in our group and also interact with external collaborators, including clinical and industrial partners.The laboratory has access to state-of- the-art facilities thus offering a vibrant and highly stimulating work environment.

Moreover, the candidate will have ample opportunities to participate in international organized networking events, sectorial meetings and the possibility to expand expertise through short stays in the laboratories of other collaborators.


Qualifications and Experience

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and dedicated candidate holding a PhD in Life Sciences with a strong interest in translational research.


Please send your CV, a statement of prior experience/research interests (1page max) and the contact details of two references to isg@usal.es


Deadline for applications: December 31st, 2023 (will be extended If no suitable candidate is found)