ERA-Chair Holder in Nanomedicine in Iaşi

The Regional Institute of Oncology – Iasi, Romania, is looking for a senior researcher to serve as the ERA Chair in Nanomedicine to create and lead a team of researchers in the new research center - TRANSCEND.


Description of the job, documents and selection process:


The applicants should be active leading researchers, with significant research and leaderships achievements in the last 10 years.


Expected experience/competences:


The ideal ERA-Chair candidate should be an outstanding researcher with proven track record in line with the level of responsibility (i.e. R4), as follows:

  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications;
  • International experience in multidisciplinary research institutions;
  • Capability of setting up a research laboratory, particularly for the development of nanomaterials;
  • Competence to conduct high-quality nanomedicine-oriented research;
  • Ability of attracting research funds from national and international sources;
  • Ability to motivate researchers to produce and publish scientific research;
  • Scientific reputation and international connections catalyzing the creation of network collaborations;
  • Critical judgment in the identification and execution of research activities;
  • Acts as a professional development role model for others;
  • A proven creative approach towards inter-and multidisciplinarity;
  • Referee and/or editor at leading journals in Nanomedicine, Chemistry, Nanomaterials, and related areas;
  • Experience in nanomedicine for oncology and technology transfer will be a plus in the decision-making.




  • Established Researchers (R3) are also invited to apply for the job under the condition to fulfill the conditions for R4 level.
  • In Romania, R3 and R4 levels are equivalent to scientific researcher II (CSII) and scientific researcher I (CSI), respectively.


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Set-up a and supervise her/his own research team recruited based on a merit-based process (6 - 8 Full time equivalent);
  • Leading research and innovation activities in nanomedicine at TRANSCEND;
  • Implement the necessary structural changes to achieve excellence on a sustainable basis;
  • Interact with institutional, regional, national authorities, and international funding bodies, as well as other stakeholders to attract the corresponding infrastructure and/or research funds;
  • Establish key academic and industrial collaborations at national and European level;
  • Ensure the national and international visibility of TRANSCEND and IRO;
  • Involvement in the development of the organizational structure for technology transfer;
  • Preparation of a long-term development plan for the new laboratory.


Minimum documents required for the application:


  • PhD degree in a relevant field for Nanomedicine (Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Nanoscience/Pharmacology/Biochemistry and related) or its equivalent;
  • Detailed CV;
  • Summary of previous achievements and current scientific interests;
  • List of scientific publications highlighting the role of main and/or corresponding author in leading journals in Nanomedicine, Chemistry, Nanomaterials, and related areas (3-5 representative publications to be attached);
  • Bibliometric indicators: total number of citations and h-index;
  • Invited talks at relevant international scientific meetings;
  • Relevant national and/or international grants/projects where the candidate was the main investigator or project coordinator (those focused on the inter-/multidisciplinary approach will be a plus);
  • Documents attesting the experience in management of laboratory/ department/ faculty/ research institute, research teams;
  • Documents attesting the experience in mentoring activity;
  • Contact information for three references.


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