We are seeking a highly motivated candidate, who would like to start a scientific career doing their doctoral thesis working in understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in how metabolic alterations can affect the cardiac disease, focusing on cardiac metabolism and how the rest of the organs affect it. This work will be supervised by Dr. Guadalupe Sabio.

We offer incorporation to CNIC via an FPU predoctoral contract (FPU 2021 call).


  • This call is open to applicants from all nationalities  holding a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and an academic record with average grade over 8,7 (out of 10).
  • An excellent academic record and previous research experience during their undergraduate period will be valued very positively.
  • Authorship of publicacions in indexed journal will be valued very positively.
  • Candidates must have a solid working knowledge of English.
Predoctoral contract in metabolism and cardiac disease

If you are interested, please send your CV, academic record, a letter of interest and contact details of previous references to Laura Grau (lgrau@cnic.es) indicating in the subject: “FPU2021 Guadalupe Sabio’s lab” no later than December 7th 2021.

Interested candidates will also need to apply officially throught the official governmental application for this predoctoral program (additional information: FPU 2021 call ).