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DIPC - Donostia International Physics Center

PhD Student position in "Metal Modulation of Glucose Metabolism"

Research Field: Physics 
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Job Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated student recently graduated in Chemistry, or related fields interested in performing a PhD as part of a collaborative project between the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) and the Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials (CIC biomaGUNE).

Job Description

The PhD candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Cano (DIPC), Dr. Susana Carregal Romero and Prof. Jesus Ruiz Cabello (both CIC biomaGUNE) to develop organometallic catalysts as therapeutic modulators for glucose metabolism. This will be ultimately aimed at developing therapeutic agents against pathological conditions such as metabolic syndrome (which increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes), cancer or pulmonary hypertension.

Previous experience in synthetic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis are particularly welcome.

Please contact Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Cano ( for more information.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week   
Company/Institute Fundación Donostia International Physics Center 
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization DIPC - Donostia International Physics Center 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
Postal Code E-20018 
Street Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal, 4 
Phone +34 943 01 53 68 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-12-01 
Application Deadline 2022-10-21 
How To Apply e-mail