Ref. 36-2021 Laboratory Technician (Process Closed)

The Vall d´Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) Seeks a “Laboratory Technician


Reference: 36/2021

Number of vacancies: 1


Job description:

The Tumor Biomarkers Group led by Josep Villanueva at the Vall d´Hebron Institute of Oncology´s (VHIO) is currently offering a Laboratory Technician position. The main goal of the laboratory is to characterize the mechanisms adopted by cancer cells to communicate amongst themselves as well as with their microenvironment during tumorigenesis, and exploit these data to advance biomarker and drug target discovery.



  • Applicants must have a FPII, and at least two years of experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques.
  • We are seeking an organized and team-oriented individual with previous experience working in a molecular/cell biology research laboratory.
  • Previous experience culturing cell lines and performing immunoassay by Western Blot and ELISA is required.
  • Knowledge in fluorescence microscopy will be favorably considered.


Additional information: 

Salary will be based on the specific profile and experience of the candidate.


Application: Potential candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and at least one reference via email to:, including the reference “Ref. 36-2021” in the subject line of your email.


About VHIO:

Under the leadership of Josep Tabernero, the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), has established itself as a comprehensive cancer center of proven excellence internationally. It is also thanks to VHIO’s optimal organizational structure based on a purely multidisciplinary and translational model that VHIO talents continue to anticipate and tackle the many unresolved questions in combatting this multifaceted and heterogeneous disease.

Located within the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, our researchers closely collaborate and interact with Vall d’Hebron physician-scientists. Translational science and clinical research are therefore tightly connected which promotes superb interaction and teamwork which, in turn, accelerates the bench-bedside-bed cycle of knowledge. This privileged environment affords VHIO direct access to patients as well as the entire spectrum of oncology professionals who care for them, and a second-to-none appreciation of how cancer science can translate into more powerful, targeted treatments and better practice for the care of patients.

VHIO’s pioneering model and programs, coupled with its belief in combining strengths through cross-border collaborations, continue to spur advances in reversing cancer resistance, halting metastatic spread, and more effectively treating even the most undruggable tumor types.

VHIO’s translation toward precision oncology:

Vall d’Hebron Institute Oncology (VHIO) endorses the Requirements and Principles of the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers promoted by the European Commission and follows Equal Opportunities policies.

On 10th April 2018 VHIO was awarded the “HR Excellence in Research” logo. Our Institute was consequently granted permission to use the HR Excellence in Research Award logo as demonstration of its stimulating and favourable work environment in line with the Charter & Code.

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