Searching for the last doctoral candidate to join our Consortium!

The RETORNA Consortium “Targeting RNA as an approach for treating retinal diseases” is searching for the last candidate to join our 4 years project.


Details of the research project DC1

The selected candidate will be enrolled in a PhD program of 3 years at the Universidad Católica de Valencia (UCV).

The details of the DC1 research project can be found here.  



Some of the requirements that will make you eligible are:

  • to possess a MSc degree in fields related to the project research
  • not to possess a PhD degree
  • not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date (1st of September 2023). Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.


Skills we are searching for

  • Skills we consider necessary to be able to implement the project 
  1. Experience in handling lab animals (or at least willing to learn) 
  2. Cell cultures


  • Skills that are very welcome
  1.  Biology lab tecniques
  2.  Possess a good working level of English: candidates must demonstrate during the interview a good ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English, sufficiently high to fully benefit from the experience 


What else is highly important to us 

  • be highly motivated to participate in the 3 year programme and commit to obtain the PhD degree
  • be available and agree with travelling in the RETORNA consortium for secondments
  • have passion for lab research


Read the full offer on Euraxess.