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Asociación Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Bioaraba

Call for candidates interested in applying for an Ikerbasque Research Fellowship in Proton Therapy

Research Field: Medical sciences 
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Job Summary

The Bioaraba Health Research Institute seeks?outstanding researchers to apply for

The Bioaraba Health Research Institute (HRI) is seeking a promising young researcher to apply for a five-year Fellowship and the possibility of a track towards a Research Associate position.
We offer a cutting-edge research Group and specialized support for the applications.
The selected candidate will be invited to submit an Ikerbasque?Research Fellow application hosted by Bioaraba HRI.?
44,185 € gross annual salary, and 10,000 € start-up funding for the research costs. There is also a moving allowance up to 4,000 € for researchers that come from a foreign research institution.
We support excellent candidates willing to join us.

Job Description

•Promising young researchers of any nationality with a solid research track and international experience.
•Must be in possession of a PhD degree completed between 01/01/2013 and 31/12/2021. This eligibility period might be extended under special circumstances such as maternity (18 months for each child) or long-term illness (documented amount of leave actually taken).
•75% of the positions will be awarded to candidates that have not lived/worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the three years immediately prior to the deadline of this call (Marie Curie international mobility criteria).
•Application from women are especially welcomed.

Bioaraba HRI is non-profit research and innovation center with the aim of promoting translational biomedical and health research in our region. We are one of the four research and innovation centers of the Basque Public Health System, that together with BIOEF (the Basque Foundation for Health Research and Innovation) make up the map of R&D&I entities of the Basque Public Health System. Bioaraba HRI has over 400 researchers (most of them clinical researchers) working in several research lines included in seven main research and innovation areas. Among these scientific areas and in line with our Strategic Plan, the Institute is committed to strengthening the Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics and the Digital Health and Medical Devices research areas. Additionally, Bioaraba HRI has five research and innovation support platforms to aid the work of researchers (a Clinical Trials Unit, an Innovation Unit, a Methodology and Statistics Unit, a Genetic, Epigenetic and Cell Biology laboratory and a Biobank unit. Bioaraba HRI is an equal opportunity employer (

Bioaraba HRI is located in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava, Basque Country, Spain. Vitoria was awarded a Green Capital of Europe in 2012. It is a beautiful, medium size city (260k inhabitants) of medieval foundation surrounded by a Green Belt of parks, natural parks, hills and mountains located 67 km south of Atlantic and 45 km north of Rioja wine region. Vitoria is the administrative capital of the Basque Country (2,1 million inhabitants) and hosts the Basque Parliament, the Basque Government´s Headquarters and the Health System´s Headquarters. The city is a hub of University of Basque Country faculties (Medicine and Nursery, Pharmacy and Nutrition, Education and Sports, Engineering, Economy and Enterprise, Arts, Social Labor and Labor relationships), research centers and industry (mainly located within the Álava Technology Park, an innovative ecosystem of knowledge and talent which is currently home to 169 companies with 3.811 highly qualified employees). Children can attend any of the 25 public infant schools in Vitoria Gasteiz, of which 5 of them offer admission for 0, 1 and 2 year-old and ecologic canteen. There is also an international private school offering Montessori methodology for children 0-12 years old.


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How to apply
If you are interested in applying for an Ikerbasque Fellowship with us, email your CV, a motivational letter and one-page outline of your research idea as early as possible and latest by February 23rd, 2024. Questions and applications should be sent to the Institute’s Scientific Coordinator Dr. Estibalitz Orruño ( Please include "Ikerbasque Research Fellows 2024" in the subject line of your email. The deadline for the Ikerbasque Research Fellowship application is the15th of March, 2024.

For further information, a webinar will be held on 20/02/2024 at 16:00 CET regarding this call. If you want to join, you can sign in to the webinar in the following link:

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 35  
Company/Institute Bioaraba Health Research Institute 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Álava 
City Vitoria-Gasteiz 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization Asociación Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Bioaraba 
Organization/Institution Type Other 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Vitoria-Gasteiz 
State/Province Araba/Álava 
Postal Code 01009 
Street José Atxotegi s/n 
Phone + 34 945 20 79 24 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-08-11 
Application Deadline 2024-03-15 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree PhD or equivalent 
Degree Field Medical sciences 

Required Research Experiences

Required Research Experiences 1
Research Field Medical sciences 
Research Sub Field  
Years of Research Experience 4 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language SPANISH 
Language Level Excellent 
Required Languages 2
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent