Expression of Interest for Lab Technician @ EVCA Project


We are looking for 1 Technician for EVCA Twinning Project team at NOVA Medical School. 

Deadline: 17th February 2023

EVCA stands for Extracellular Vesicles in Clinical Applications and is an acronym of the project titled " Centre for Excellence in Diagnostic and Advanced Therapeutics based on Extracellular Vesicles (EV)".

EVCA focuses in three pillars: 1) methods and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for EVs, 2) advanced therapeutics based on EVs, and 3) diagnostics based on EVs. 

By partnering with two internationally-leading institutions, Institut Curie, France, and CIC bioGUNE, Spain, EVCA will leverage the existing multidisciplinary knowledge and experience, research and training best practices, widen collaborative networks, and step up the excellence of the researchers and research management at NOVA Medical School. 

NOVA Medical School is a leading Portuguese institution including biomedical research, aiming to study disease mechanisms and develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.


We are looking for candidates with a Degree in Biochemistry, Cell, Molecular Biology or other related fields.

Preferred Experience in:

  • extracellular vesicles (EVs) isolation and characterization;
  • molecular biology;
  • protein biochemistry;

Skills and abilities:

  • Good Communication Skills;
  • Planning, organizing and prioritizing;
  • Meticulousness;
  • Autonomy;
  • Proactiveness,
  • English fluency (written and spoken);

We will rely on you to:

  • Isolate and characterize EVs;
  • Optimize storage procedures of functionalized EVs;
  • Test functionalized EVs in model systems;
  • Organize and optimize EV protocols;

What do we have to offer

  • Competitive salary;
  • Training in training in cutting edge EV technologies at the advanced partners (Institut Curie, Paris, France and CIC bioGUNE, Biscay,Spain;
  • Participation in workshops, for example at Institut Curie:
    a) career development;
    b) soft skills;
    c) strategies for mental health promotion within the research environment;
  • Learning & Development support at NMS, you will be part of a mentoring program for example;
  • Support and Guidance in the Exploratory project to develop methods in EVs field;

Expression of Interest: 

Email the following documents to

  • Motivation letter ;
  • CV including major achievements;
  • Two reference contacts;