Senior Researcher the Biomaterials for Regenerative Therapies Research Group

Main tasks and responsibilities / The successful candidate will develop research involving:


  • Lead the workpackages related to biological characterization and constructs testing
  • Biological in vitro preclinical testing of 3D bioprinted constructs
  • Lead deadlines and write the reports.
  • Accomplish with deliverables and milestones.
  • Attend the project meetings
  • Supervision of Master and PhD students
  • Manuscript writting



  • Requirements for candidates:


  • Multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of bioengineering with special emphasis in the area of bone and cartilage regeneration.
  • PhD in biomedical engineering, biochemistry, cell biology or related fields.
  • Experience in biomaterials and biological characterization
  • Competencies and skills: Communication, Teamwork and collaboration, Commitment, Proactivity, Integrity, Critical and Analytical thinking.
  • High level of English
  • Experience in leading projects and coordination.


  • We Offer:


  • Number of available positions: 1
  • Starting date: 16 February, 2021
  • Working conditions:
  • Full time 15-month contract with options to be extended.
  • Very competitive salary.
  • Measures to reconcile work and family life (maternity and paternity leave, flexible schedule working hours, teleworking, 23 working days of paid holidays, 9 leave days for personal matters, among others).


  • IBEC ensures equality of access to professional development opportunities irrespective of employment status, length at IBEC or other factors. The IBEC’s yearly training catalogue offers a wide range of training in technical and transferable skills including mobility grants and a Mentoring programme.


  • Stimulating, interdisciplinary research and high-quality international scientific environment.
  • Induction programme to facilitate incorporation at IBEC and additional support is provided for foreigners to obtain Visa-working permit and to install in Barcelona.


How to apply:


Until February 11th an online application form is available through IBEC dedicated site:



Principles of the selection process:


IBEC is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the Open, Transparent and Merit based Recruitment principles. Thus, there are no restrictions of citizenship or gender and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



Who we are?


The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, IBEC is an interdisciplinary research center focused on Bioengineering and Nanomedicine based in Barcelona. IBEC is one of the top research institutions named as a Severo Ochoa Research Centre by the Ministry of Science, Universities and Innovation, which recognizes excellence at the highest international level in terms of research, training, human resources, outreach and technology transfer.


IBEC’s mission is to develop international high-quality interdisciplinary research that, while creating knowledge, contributes to making a better quality of life, improving health and creating wealth. A close link with key universities, reference hospitals and corporations, are assets that facilitate achieving the mission.


IBEC was established in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia), the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).


IBEC is located within the Barcelona Science Park and is managing 3.800 square meters facilities, 21 research groups and a team of researchers and support services of 300 people from 30 different countries.