The Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), together with the Cochin Institute (Paris) is offering a PhD position to work in the area of molecular pharmacology of light-controlled drugs.

The candidate will be involved in a project of photopharmacology involving the design and chemical synthesis of photoswitching compounds that can change their biological activity upon illumination and the pharmacological characterization of the activity in cells.

The selected candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or similar, with competitive marks (> 8)

How to apply?

Those interested may email their CV and academic record to Professor Amadeu Llebaria ( or Ralf Jockers (, adding “PhD Photopharmacology of Melatonin receptors” to the email subject.

Deadline: 6th March