Group Leader Position In Advance Pharmaceutical Development

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Tecnalia ( is the first private applied research center in Spain and the seventh in Europe, with a workforce of 1,405 highly qualified people (229 doctors). Tecnalia is a leading Research and Technological Development Centre in Europe, whose mission is to transform technology into GDP to improve people's quality of life, by creating business opportunities for companies, being member of BRTA (Basque Research and Technology Alliance). Tecnalia works with an increasingly strategic business relationship model based on trust, collaboration, and a shared technological approach, whereby our main scopes of action are: digital transformation, advanced manufacturing, energy transition, sustainable mobility, health, and the urban ecosystem. The group is the first private Spanish organisation in contracting, participation, and leadership in the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme and we are ranked second in European patent applications.

About Joint Research Laboratory on Advanced Pharma Development

The JRL is a joint initiative of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and Tecnalia supported by Diputación Foral de Álava to promote research in pharmaceutical developments. The objectives of this initiative include:

  • Promote research collaboration in the fundamentals of 3D printing and 3D bioprinting,
  • Promote research in new pharmaceutical forms
  • Increase scientific production by means of high quality scientific journals and intellectual property.
  • Explore transfer routes of the intellectual property to the surrounding business network, providing a value chain for the community.
  • Select PhD candidates which will become the doctors and professionals in the field.
  • Attract financing from public regional and European funds.

Job description:

TECNALIA, together with The Joint Research Laboratory on Advanced Pharma Development invites applications for a Group Leader position in new pharmaceutical developments in collaboration with the established projects based in developing 3D printing technology for fabricating pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

The candidate is expected to acquire competitive national and European funding and drive scientific and technical innovation. He/she will work at the interface of multiple research fields while promoting collaborations with international and national research centers and will work as a member of Pharma Lab_services area in TECNALIA, being part of the Joint Research Lab on Advanced Pharma Development initiative.

It is also essential to have outstanding oral and written communication skills and be fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque will be considered useful, but it is not compulsory.


Studies: PhD in Health Sciences

Experience: at least 5 years experience

Languages: outstanding oral and written communication skills and be fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque will be considered useful, but it is not compulsory.

Candidates must provide:

  • A cover letter.
  • Curriculum Vitae. Maximum length 5 pages.
  • Names and contact information of at least three references.

Additionally, a research statement outlining the research vision, motivation, and a description of the proposed research to be developed is not compulsory but will be considered favourably. The statement should explain how the work will fit within the mission of the Joint Research Lab on Advanced Pharma Development initiative and include a brief summary of previous research experiences. Maximum length 2 pages.

*We will positively value the applications of people with a disability certificate equal to or greater than 33%, in compliance with current legislation, the General Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and their social inclusion (LGD).

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
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