Prebiotics, probiotics ad postbiotics in metabolic diseases. Recruiting MSCA Postdoctoral fellow candidate

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Prebiotics, probiotics ad postbiotics in metabolic diseases. Recruiting MSCA Postdoctoral fellow candidate


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The University of Navarra (UNAV) is a non-profit private university founded in 1952 based in Pamplona, Spain. It confers 56 official degrees and administers more than 90 postgraduate programs (including 20 doctoral programs and 42 master’s programs) through 10 schools, two superior colleges, the IESE Business School and its 5 comprehensive Research Centres: CCUN ( ), BIOMA ( ) and DATAI ( ), ICS ( and CIN ( ).UNAV has more than 14.000 students in 5 campuses: Pamplona, San Sebastian, Madrid, Barcelona and New York with a wide network of international universities and research centres.UNAV has a sound track record in participating in European Research Programs. The university has participated in 126 European projects from FP4 to Horizon Europe, including LIFE, ERASMUS+ and INTERREG Programs; of which 22 projects were coordinated by the university. The University also counts with a thorough experience in MSCA and ERC grants with over 26 signed grants.UNAV been awarded with the HR Excellence in Research quality seal (HRS4R) that guarantees the implementation of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.Offer descriptionResearch line: Gut microbiota modulation in metabolic diseases: study of new probiotics, prebiotics and postbiotics

  • Previous experience in interpreting data obtained from omics tools (transcriptomics, metagenomics, metabolomics). Use of Python, R or MATLAB would be advantageous.
  • Previous research on functional compounds with possible application in functional foods or nutraceuticals, especially in the field of probiotics /prebiotics and gut microbiota.
  • Experience in cellular models
  • Capacity to work with animal models (C.elegans, mice,…)
  • Capable of managing research projects, including budgets.

Key wordsNutrition, Microbiota, Probiotics, Prebiotics, MetabolomicsResearch FieldNutritionREQUIREMENTS OF THE CANDIDATEMain research fieldNutritionSpecific requirements– PhD in Health Sciences (e.g. Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology)– Date of PhD degree: No more than 8 years since the date of PhD defense at date 2024 September 11.– The candidate must not have lived or worked in Spain more than 12 months in the last 36 months calculating from 2024 September 11.LanguageEnglishLevelGoodRequired research ExperiencePost-Doc (at least 2 years)Applications: documents to be submitted and deadlinesCV, letter of motivation, one letter of referenceShare this page

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Pamplona, Navarra

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Fri, 07 Jun 2024 01:04:42 GMT

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