“CNIO Friends” International Postdoctoral Research Contracts 2024

Application Review and Selection Process

The CNIO Evaluation Committee will evaluate candidates. The selection process will be based on the candidate´s CV and previous research experience according to the following criteria: the number and relevance of the publications, previously obtained scholarships, participation in international conferences, recommendation letters and other merits (patents, previous positions in centres of research, etc.).

Non-discrimination and equal access policy

The CNIO actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, so that no candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right, on basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, marital or family status, economic situation, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions, and trade union membership. The CNIO has special policies in place to promote work/life balance in the career development of the employees.

Application deadline for the call: 28th April 2024

Preferred start date: 2024

How to apply:

The application can be found here:


The application must be completed online in English and must provide the following documents:
- A CV, not exceeding 5 pages. In case of stays in other institutions, the period, place and name of the principal investigator must be stated, and the candidate´s relation with the centre.
- 2 reference letters
- A letter of motivation from the application
- The completed scientific productivity file
- A 1-minute video in English to outline your research interests, your skills and the reasons why you would like to do a postdoc stay at CNIO.

The applicant is responsible for the veracity, accuracy and completeness of the data provided in the online application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only one application per candidate will be accepted. If more than one application is received from the same candidate, only the last one will be considered as valid.

For any additional information, please contact: postdoc@cnio.es