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 (http://biennialreport2018-2019.cragenomica.es/).
We search technical support in tasks related with current projects of the Plant Virus group, in particular with the project AGL2016-75529-R “Mixed viral infections in crop plants: dynamic of virus-host interactions and effects on vector-mediated dissemination” and the project on "Analysis of multiple viral infections in sweet potato and other plants: interpretation and potential uses"
. Activities include:
- Management of different pathosystems under study (viruses, host plants, and insect vectors)
- Virus infection assays and molecular methods for diagnostics, hybridization and. PCR-based
Grade in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology or similar
- Motivation for research will be appreciated
- Capacity to work in a research team
- English, written and spoken
- Knowledge in informatics
Demonstrated experience in Molecular Biology and Plant Sciences, including Phytopathology and Virology, and in management of insect vectors, will be appreciated.
Contract Duration: 3 months
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: 01-09-2020