PhD Position in a project focused on the role of nuclear receptor RXR in cardiac homeostasis and disease

Application deadline:

Dr. Mercedes Ricote´s lab is looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated candidates interested in developing a thesis project in her lab. The student will work in a project focused on the role of nuclear receptor RXR in cardiac homeostasis and disease. Different models and techniques, including tissue‐specific knockout mice, genome‐wide analysis, in vivo imaging and bioinformatic approaches, will be used. The candidate is expected to apply to the 2020 FPU call (expected to be published by the end of October 2020).
Detailed information of the group can be found at: Nuclear receptor signaling group:
http://www.cnic.es/en/desarrollo/receptoresnucleares/index.php

DESIRED PROFILE:
University Degree in related biomedical sciences
An academic record above 8.5 (scale 1‐10) is mandatory
Master degree is required (finished in 2020)
Solid communication skills in English
Previous research experience in molecular biology and mouse models will be valued
Additional experience in genomics and/or bioinformatics analysis will be a plus (R and/or Python language)