Ref. 65-2022 Laboratory Technician/Lab Manager -Functional Cancer Genomics Group (Process Closed)

The Vall d´Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) Seeks a “Laboratory Technician/Lab Manager – Functional Cancer Genomics Group 


Reference: Ref. 65-2022

 Application deadline: 30.01.2023

 Number of vacancies: 1

Job description:

 The Functional Cancer Genomics Group is focused on dissecting the role of large-scale chromosomal changes in cancer. Our goal is to identify the mechanisms by which these genetic events allow tumor cells to evade immunity and resist to various therapies. For this we use novel genome engineering approaches and in vivo models of cancer.

Our team is looking for a highly motivated technician who would be a key player in setting up the lab and establishing challenging and exciting research in a fun and inclusive environment.


  • General lab management (ordering/stocking lab supplies, assisting other lab members)
  • Experimentation as required for ongoing projects (cloning, CRISPR-Cas9 editing, cell culture, in vivo experiments).
  • Maintenance of mouse colonies and assistance with in vivo projects.



  • Experience: relevant laboratory experience in biomedical lab working with mice will be mandatory and positively considered. Certified experience in mouse colony maintenance and handling.
  • Studies: Ph.D., M.Sc., and B.Sc. will be valued although not mandatory
  • Languages: fluency in English, and in Spanish and/or Catalan
  • Basic computer skills

Additional information:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Motivated and engaged with research


Applicants should send a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to including the reference “Ref. 65-2022” in email subject line. Please also attach the names and contacts of references.

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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