Job Opening at IRB Barcelona for a Junior Group Leader in ageing-associated diseases (ref. GL/23/01)

IRB Barcelona invites applications from outstanding young investigators in the field of ageing-associated diseases for a tenure track junior Group Leader position.

The successful candidate will be expected to tackle—both from the clinical and fundamental research perspectives—ageing-associated pathologies. They will join a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative institution that is strong in research into cancer/metastasis, ageing and cell reprogramming, metabolism, cell differentiation, signal transduction, and gene expression regulation. The laboratories hosted by IRB Barcelona have a broad high-impact publication track in the aforementioned topics.

The successful candidate will be provided with laboratory space, a generous start-up package, running costs and access to state-of-the-art
facilities (listed at In addition, they will be able to take part in IRB Barcelona’s Mentoring Programme for new Group Leaders.

IRB Barcelona strives to provide a supportive and international working environment. The institute recognises the power of a diverse community
and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds, and it is committed to promoting gender
diversity among faculty. To this end, IRB Barcelona adopts family-friendly policies, adheres to state-of-the-art guidelines for advancing gender equality and women's leadership in science, and is happy to discuss specific arrangements to facilitate an optimal work-life balance for the successful candidate with a family, including help with relocation costs and childcare.

Applications, including a CV, letter of intent, brief (2-page) research proposal, and the names of at least three referees.

For any enquiries, please contact the Head of Competitive Funding & International Promotion and the Head of People at