The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a technician to be part of the group working on Bioengineering lignocellulosic biomass in maize.
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 candidate will be responsible for the techniques required for the biotic and abiotic stresses performed in maize. Thus, s/he will be responsible for the preparation of media and protocols that will be required.
S/he will be also involved in greenhouse and in vitro culture techniques.
Master degree in plant Biotechnology.
Knowledge of most relevant molecular biology techniques in maize. Previous experience in setting up biotic and abiotic stress experiments and expertise on all the techniques required for study of gene expression, protein purification and analysis of proteomics data in maize.
Contract duration: 2 months
Hours/week: full time
Submission of applications:
Interested candidates, please submit (all the documents are mandatory for the application):
• Letter of motivation describing detailing experience
• At least 3 references (including email address and phone number)
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.
Start date: 01/04/2019