Specialist Technician for the Cardiovascular Risk factors and Brain Function program

REF: ST-MAM-04.24


IMPORTANT: The interested person must send the Curriculum Vitae, the degree and the work life report MANDATORY through the CNIC application web, which can be found at the following link:

https://www.cnic.es/es/convocatoria/specialist-technician-cardiovascular-risk-factors-and-brain-function-program-0

Requests that are not sent through the CNIC website cannot be accepted

The Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.) CNIC has been conceived to develop research of excellence, competitive and of international relevance in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The CNIC has a research center of 24,000 m2, located in Madrid, with more than 6,000 m2 for laboratories equipped with a state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment.

CNIC is searching to hire a Specialist Technician with experience in animal models of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease, to join the Cardiovascular Risk Factors & Brain Health Research Program, coordinated by Dra. MA Moro. Candidates with previous solvent experience in research laboratories will be valued.

The contract is part of the grant CEX2020-001041-S funded by MCIN/AEI /10.13039/501100011033 in the Centros de Excelencia «Severo Ochoa» y Unidades de Excelencia «María de Maeztu» call.

Functions:
Technical support in the research tasks related to the scientific lines and objectives of the program that will involve, among other tasks, knowledge in behavioural and neurological tests in animal models.

Mandatory Requirements:
1. Professional Training (Formación Profesional Grado Superior) in the field of Life Sciences.
2. Certification to work with experimentation animal, Function A, B and C (Orden ECC/566/2015)
3. A minimum of 8 years of experience in handling experimentation animals.
4. Previous experience in research centers and/or international.

Valuable Requirements:
• C1. Experience in colony management and genotyping, experimentation with animal models (especially mice models)
• C2. Research experience in behavioural testing in animal models
• C3. Experience in mouse microsurgery and animal care and well-being.
• C4. Experience in the use of laboratory databases for animal management
• C5. Interview

We offer:
• Opportunity to work in a leading cardiovascular research institution equipped with state-of-the-art resources and technology.
• Integration in a young translational research team, in a highly competitive environment.
• Start date: Inmediate.
• “Contrato de actividades científico-técnicas, de duración indefinida”, in accordance with Artículo 23‐bis de la Ley de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación (texto refundido Ley 14/2011, de 1 de junio, de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Innovación), supported by ref: CEX2020-001041-S, funded by MCIN/AEI /10.13039/501100011033 in the “Centros de Excelencia «Severo Ochoa» y Unidades de Excelencia «María de Maeztu» call, as long as the selected candidate complies with the legal requirements for the formalization of the contract in accordance with the Spanish labor law .

Recruitment Plan:
The RESOLUTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR PUBLIC FUNCTION APPROVING THE COMMON ACTION CRITERIA FOR THE RECRUITMENT PROCESSES IN THE STATE PUBLIC SECTOR ENTITIES of April 11, 2022, set forth in point 6.1 that “Unless a specific regulation establishes a merit-bases recruitment system (concurso), the competition (concurso-oposición) must be the recruitment system”

In CNIC, the specific regulations approved by the Foundation's board of trustees establish a merit-base recruitment system (concurso) including a personal interview.

At least the 3 candidates with the highest score, as long as they reach the minimum of 65 points as a sum of criteria (C1‐C4) will be interviewed. The candidate with the highest score will be hired given the total score (C1-C5) is higher than 80 points.

Recruitment Commission:
• Group Leader
• Postdoctoral Researcher of the group
• Research Office Manager
• Research Office Manager
• HR member

The CNIC guarantees, within its field of action, the principle of equal access to employment, and may not establish any direct or indirect discrimination, based on grounds of origin, including racial or ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, religion or beliefs, political opinion, sexual orientation and identity, gender expression, sexual characteristics, trade union membership, social status, language within the State and disability, provided that workers are fit to perform the work or job in question.

By participating in the selection process, the participant agrees that their data appear in the public resolutions of the selection process. Such resolutions (provisional list of admitted and excluded, definitive list of admitted and excluded and resolution of the process) are published on the CNIC website.

Criterios de puntuación:
C1 - Experience in colony management and genotyping, experimentation with animal models (especially mice models) (the experience will be valued as a whole based on the time/specialty) - 20%
C2 - Research experience in behavioural testing in animal models (the experience will be valued as a whole based on time/specialty) - 20%
C3 - Experience in mouse microsurgery and animal care and well-being (the experience will be valued as a whole based on time/specialty) - 20%
C4 - Experience in the use of laboratory databases for animal management (the experience will be valued as a whole based on time/specialty - 20%
C5 - Interview - 20%

"En caso de ausencia de alguno de los evaluadores se nombrará un evaluador alternativo de la misma área"