CRAG is an independent research institution engaged in leading-edge basic and applied plant and farm animal sciences. CRAG is established as a Consortium of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA), Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), and University of Barcelona (UB). The Center is located at the UAB Campus, and currently hosts 200 members from across the world.
Research Programs at CRAG (from basic science to applied research using plant experimental model systems, crops and farm animals) make extensive use of genomic technologies and large sets of genetic and genomic data (https://biennialreport2016-2017.cragenomica.es/).
The hired technician will assist in undergoing research aimed at characterizing the components of light, high light and retrograde signaling in the model organisms Arabidopsis thaliana and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
The tasks are included within the framework of the project PGC2018-099987-B-I00 “La Señalización Retrógrada en Fotoprotección”.
Educational requirements: Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related. Completion of a Master degree will be positively evaluated.
Skills: The candidate should be familiar with fundamental genetic and molecular biology techniques. Knowledge of plant responses to light and experience working with Arabidopsis and/or Chlamydomonas will be positively evaluated.
Experience: The candidate should have at least 1 year of working experience in a plant molecular laboratory
Contract Duration: 3 months
Hours/week: full time
Please submit all the application through CRAG website: http://www.cragenomica.es/jobs
CRAG is committed to the principles of the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers of the European Commission. All candidates will be considered qualified for the job without restrictions of gender, race, nationality or disability.
Interested candidates must submit the following documents:
- Curriculum vitae
- A motivation letter, including a brief summary of work experience (1 pages maximum).
Start date: April 15, 2020