2022 May 12

Boost your research career as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in our Institute

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute welcomes Expressions of Interest from excellent postdoctoral researchers to apply jointly with a research supervisor from Josep Carreras Institute to the European Commission Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship call (MSCA-PF-2022).

The MSCA-PF grant provides living allowance covering one to two years' salary, a mobility allowance and a family allowance (depending of the family status of the fellow), as well as research, training and networking costs, which translates in a very competitive salary conditions in relation to the average cost of living in Barcelona, which is a dynamic, vibrant and multi-cultural European capital city.

Applicants must have a strong publication record corresponding to their research experience (at least a first author publication in IF publication) and provide evidence of independence, a clear idea of what you will achieve during your fellowship and a reflexive understanding of your career development needs. Candidates will be expected to co-create their proposal with their host supervisor.

Enjoying a MSCA fellowship at Josep Carreras Institute will allow you to gain research experience, develop research independence and maturity, improve your professional skills and make grow your international profile and network.

If you are ready to take the next step in your research career, look into our research groups' host offers and find the one that best suits yours interests. Follow then the application process to express your interest (deadline 15/06/2022) and, if the Scientific Supervisor agrees, you will jointly submit a Postdoctoral Fellowship proposal to the European Commission MCSA-PF call (tentative deadline 14/09/2022).

Our fellows!

Berta Nieves

"Being a MSCA fellow at the Josep Carreras Research Institute is a great opportunity to interact with world-class scientists and to perform cutting-edge research. As MSCA fellow I have started developing my own research lines with the full support of my mentor"

Berta Nieves - Link to the complete interview

Talia Velasco

"MSCA fellowship gave me the opportunity to work in a top-science environment such as the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute and fully develop my research project using state-of-the art techniques. Additionally, during this time, I have extended my professional network and collaborated with scientists of different fields, expanding my knowledge and expertise and gaining new future professional opportunities"

Talia Velasco - Link to the complete interview

Research Groups Host Offers


Call for Expressions of Interest of the Regulatory RNA and Chromatin research group, led by Dr. Guil.


Call for Expressions of Interest of the Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) research group, led by Dr. Ribera.


Call for Expressions of Interest of the Cellular Systems Genomics research group, led by Dr. Elisabetta Mereu.


Call for Expressions of Interest of the Regulatory Genomics research group, led by Dr. Tanya Vavouri.

Information regarding the Group Leaders of the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, composition of their research teams and lines of research of each group can be found in our institutional website. If you are interested in any of the other research groups, please contact our Research Grants Office

How to apply?

If you are ready to take the next step in your research career, please visit our job site and apply to the individual research projects.