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Ref: HCz/2017


The ZebraONCOfish for personalize treatment (The Zebrafish Lab), offers a research assistant position in Cellular Biology.

Eligible candidate will join a research line focused on the development of in vitro and in vivo models of metastasis and experimental/screening of new drugs in zebrafish model.

The ZebraONCOfish is a new department created by the company Ikan Biotech, with the objective of providing innovative solutions to reach a personalize oncology treatment based on the molecular and functional characterization of key steps for tumor dissemination and progression.


What we offer

1- The incorporation in The Zebrafish Lab Joint Unit (

2- A translational research project: The Area of Oncology is configured with the aim that the clinical criteria define the basis of the research projects to rapidly revert to the patient.

3- Integration in a multidisciplinary research team: including inputs from different research fields and covering the areas of molecular and cellular biology, liquid biopsy and preclinical models.

4- Attractive scientific environment: The Zebrafish Lab, providing support to all researchers with fully equipped culture rooms, cold chambers, imaging equipment, DNA sequencing, Real-Time PCR amplification, Circulating Tumor Cell analysis, animal facilities, etc.


What we expect

  1. Applicants should hold a Master degree in biological sciences, biomedicine or any related discipline.
  2. Previous experience in cellular biology, biochemistry, tumor cell culture, microscopy techniques and knowledge of flow cytometric techniques, will be valued.
  3. Any experience in cancer and zebrafish is an advantage.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills in English.
  5. Capacity to work in an interdisciplinary environment and be able to work in a team.


Further information


2 years; 20-22K € gross salary/ year. This contract will be supported by European Commission (SME Instrument).

Application process:

Please, email to our personnel management department: including HCz/2017 and the Applicant’s full name in the subject of the message together with the following attached documents: How to apply

- CV.

- Copy of the applicant’s degree.

- 2 professional references.

- Cover Letter.


Immediate incorporation is expected (September-October 2017).


No application will be eligible if all the above mentioned documents are not attached.

Deadline for applications is midnight on 15 July 2017.

The selection process will include a panel interview.


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