The Clinical Neuroimmunology Group ( at Vall d’Hebron Research Institute in Barcelona offeres a vacant position for a Postdoctoral Researcher. The position is intended to carry out a project related with the potential of astrocyte-derived extracellular vesicles as prognostic biomarkers in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Education and qualifications (required)

  • – PhD degree in the field of biomedical research and additional post-doctoral training in neurobiology and/or stem cells.
  • – Effective written and oral communication skills in English.
  • – Ability to conduct independent research.

Experience and knowledge (required)

  • – Strong background in neurobiology.
  • – Proven experience with stem cell cultures, preferably human induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation to glial cells.
  • – Proven experience with extracellular vesicles.

Main responsabilities and duties

  • – Differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with multiple sclerosis into astrocytes.
  • – Isolation and characterization of astrocyte-derived extracellular vesicles and their RNA content.

Labour conditions

  • – Full-time position (40h/week)
  • – Starting date: March 2023
  • – Length of the contract: 1 year
  • – Gross annual salary: 31,000 euros
  • – Program: Multiple Sclerosis – Myelin

To apply you should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to the following email addresses: and;