REVERT - taRgeted thErapy for adVanced colorEctal canceR paTients

Colorectal surgeon Regional Institute of Oncology


The Regional Institute of Oncology – Iasi, Romania, is looking for a Colorectal surgeon within the REVERT team. The position is available in the H2020-SC1-BHC-2018-2020/H2020-SC1-2019-Two-Stage-RTD grant (

The main contribution of IRO Iasi in the REVERT project wiil be on WP6, a phase II clinical trial in which patients will be treated on a single study arm according to a computer algorithm derived from the previous packages. The study will propose the use of standard therapies that can be used in the treatment for metastatic colon and rectal cancers as first line options, without interfering with the standard treatment. The Regional Oncology Institute of Iasi (IRO Iasi) will be the co-leader of WP6.

REVERT Project in brief

H2020 project “REVERT-taRgeted thErapy for adVanced colorEctal canceR paTients

  • Budget: € 237 187.50
  • Period: 01.01.2020 – 31.12.2023
  • Location: Regional Institute of Oncology Iasi, Romania
  • Description of the project:

Description of the job, documents and selection process

  • Job title: Colorectal surgeon

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced colorectal surgeon to join our multidisciplinary team working on a groundbreaking project. The successful candidate will have a strong background in colorectal surgery and will work closely with other medical professionals in our team to provide exceptional patient care and advance the biomedical research in colorectal cancer.

  • Expected competences and responsibilities

-Data and sample management;
-Collaborate with other researchers, both within the research group and the wider academic community;
-Contribute to the development and execution of the research project, clinical trials, and quality improvement initiative;
-Provide expert consultations and second opinions for challenging cases, working closely with the referring physicians and team members;
-Participation in relevant consortium meetings;

  • Main requirements

-Surgeon with the main interest domain in colorectal cancer
-Higher education in medical sciences- Master degree from an accredited college or university in medicine or an equivalent degree at the level of state examination in medicine and have had at least 5 years-experience in colorectal and vascular surgery (high number of segmental colectomies, hemicolectomies, total colectomies, low anterior rectal resection, colostomies performed).
-Communication skills, fluent in both English and Romanian.
-Commitment to professional development of his/her own career.
-Strong time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
-Previous experience in teaching or mentoring students.
-Publications in peer-reviewed journals.
-Experience presenting research findings at conferences and workshops.

  • Documents required for the application:

-Motivation letter
-Copies of diplomas and transcripts of records
-Copy of ID or other identity document


-All documents should be in English.
-The electronic file containing the pdf version of all documents will be sent at (Dr. Bogdan Gafton, Project Manager)
-Please use the subject: “PhD Researcher- REVERT”
-Incomplete applications will be excluded from the selection process.

  • Application period:

19.06.2023 – 19.07.2023

  • Selection procedure:
  • Ranking of candidates based on the information provided in the application file.
  • Shortlisting of the most suitable candidates and communication of decision to the applicants (20.07.2023)
  • Online interview (21.07.2023)

The most appropriate candidates will be invited to interview in front of the Recruitment Committee. For 10 min, the candidates will present their knowledge, achievements and skills in line with the requirements for the job.

(The interview will take place either at Regional Institute of Oncology or online via webcam depending on the location of the candidates and  their availability.)

  • Ranking of candidates and decision of the Recruitment Committee (24.07.2023)
  • Complaints and appeals and results (24.07.2023 – 25.07.2023)
  • Notification to the successful applicant (26.07.2023)

Note: The estimated deadlines depend on the number of applications. A high number of applications may postpone the subsequent steps of the selection process accordingly.

  • What is offered to the successful candidate?

-A part time position contract (depending on the starting date, The position should be filled by August 2023)
-Remuneration package, covering the hours worked;
-An opportunity to work in an inter- and multidisciplinary team;
-Professional development;

For more information click at the following LINKS: ENGLISHROMANIAN


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 848098”.

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