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PostDoc Position on Ageing and Fertility

Posted by , on 21 September 2017

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated candidate to join our group for a PostDoc position. In the Payer lab (, we study epigenetic reprogramming in the mammalian germ line and the effects of ageing on fertility. In this project, which will be performed in collaboration with a fertility clinic, the prospective candidate will study molecular links between ageing and fertility decline in women.

We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in Mammalian Cell Culture, Stem Cell Reprogramming and Differentiation, Epigenetics, Reproduction and Molecular Biology. Excellent candidates from other related fields will also be considered.


Work Environment


Our lab is part of the Gene Regulation, Stem Cells & Cancer Programme at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain ( The CRG is a vibrant International Research Institute with Research Groups working in diverse fields such as Genomics, Cell and Developmental Biology, Systems Biology, Stem Cells, Cancer and Epigenetics. English is the working language.




  • Candidates can be of any nationality, but must undertake trans-national mobility and must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the call deadline. Furthermore, applicants working at CRG for more than 3 months before the deadline will not be considered.
  • Candidates must have a PhD degree from a recognized university, plan to obtain a PhD degree by the time of employment, or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. Candidates who already hold a PhD degree at the time of application are eligible to apply only if they passed their PhD exam (or equivalent) in the four years prior to the call deadline. Exceptions up to 3 years for maternity/paternity leaves and other documented career breaks will be considered.
  • Candidates must have at least one publication as first author (either in press or published) at the time of the deadline
  • Candidates must provide two letters of reference




36 months by the INTREPiD Fellowship programme.

Applications are accepted exclusively online through:


The application deadline is the 19th of November 2017, at 5:00pm (local time).


For informal questions regarding the position, please contact:

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