Project Manager for the Unit of Nutrition and Cancer (UNAC)

Informació de Contacte:
Unitat de Talent
Tel.: +34 93 260 7472

Categoria: Suport científic

Data límit: 28/06/2021

IDIBELL is looking for a Project Manager for the Unit of Nutrition and Cancer (UNAC)


Our institute

IDIBELL is a research center that integrates the biomedical research of the Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB), the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), and the University of Barcelona in the Bellvitge Campus (UB), and the Viladecans Hospital (HV). The research focuses of IDIBELL are cancer, neuroscience, translational medicine and regenerative medicine. Research, innovation and society are the pivots on which researchers work every day in order to improve the quality of life of citizens.

IDIBELL is located in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, south of Barcelona. It is a member of the Campus of International Excellence of the University of Barcelona (HUBc) and Research Centers of Catalonia (CERCA). In 2009, it became one of the first five Spanish research centers accredited as a health research institute by the Health Institute Carlos III. In 2015, the European Commission recognized IDIBELL with the ‘HR Excellence in Research’ award, which identifies IDIBELL as a provider and supporter of a stimulating research work environment.


About the Unit

The Unit of Nutrition and Cancer (UNAC) basically investigates the role of nutrition in cancer prevention, including nutrients, foods, dietary patterns, body composition and physical activity.


About the role

The candidate will coordinate the different Institutions and manage the different tasks of an European Project (Food4Health – Tackling muscle loss in cancer patients through nutrition solutions and lifestyle interventions). The candidate will also prepare reports and manuscripts related to the results of the project. The candidate will also help with the day-to-day administrative tasks of the group.


Job requirements

Professional experience

  • Project manager in a research group

Education and training

  • Degree or master related to biomedical sciences

Technical skills

  • Intermediate computer skills (office, internet searches,…)
  • Good scientific writing skills


  • Good command of the English language


We will value, but not required

  • Knowledge in nutrition
  • Author of scientific manuscripts
  • Formal education for project management


Working conditions

  • Nº of positions: 1
  • Start date: 01/07/2021
  • Contract duration: 6 months partial time (20h/week)
  • Estimated annual gross salary: salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay ranges

We provide a highly stimulating working environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional development opportunities.

IDIBELL is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission and the implementation of open, transparent and merit-based recruitment (OTM-R) practices.

We offer and promote diverse and inclusive working conditions and applicants are made free from any discrimination based on age, national original, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

We are committed to reconciliation of work and family life such as employees can benefit from flexible working hours.



All applications must include the following:

  • A motivation letter addressed to Dr Raul Zamora Ros
  • A CV including contact information


Reference: 089_R1_RZ


Selection process

  • Pre-selection: The pre-selection process will consist on an eligibility check based on qualifications and expertise reflected on the candidate’s CV.
  • Interview: Best positioned, pre-selected candidates may be called to arrange an interview. Candidates will be interviewed by the hiring manager and an ad hoc selection panel.
  • Formal offer letter: Once identified, the People Management Unit will send a job offer to the successful candidate indicating start date, salary, working conditions, and any additional relevant details.


Deadline: Please submit your application by 28 June 2021.


Data protection notice

IDIBELL ensures that applicants’ personal data are processed as required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Spanish Law 3/2018 on Data Protection. Personal data is processed solely for the purpose of the selection procedure.



The ‘HR Excellence in Research’ award represents IDIBELL’s commitment to the implementation of Human Resources policies, which oversee the attracting and development of talent in an open, transparent, and based on personal merit, in alignment with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment Researchers (Charter and Code).

The project leading to this labor contract has received funding from Food4Heath, a collaboration between EIT Health and EIT Food, supported by the European Union, under the project code Tackling muscle loss in cancer patients through nutrition solutions and lifestyle interventions.

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