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 are looking for a technician to give us support for the current ongoing project in the lab. Main responsibilities include maintaining microalgal cultures, media and solutions preparation, perform bacterial, yeast, and microalgal, transformation, etc. The candidate will be trained in the transformation methods and basic molecular biology methodologies. He/she will have the opportunity to actively participate in the design of best supportive schemes for optimization of the daily lab work.
The tasks are included within the framework of the project PID2020-117772GA-I00 / AEI / 10.13039 / 501100011033: Development of Chlamydomonas as a bioengineering platform: a synthetic biology.
Educational requirements: Degree in Biology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology
Skills: We look for candidates with basic knowledge in plant molecular biology
Experience: Experience in microalgae transformation, microalgae culture, yeast two hybrid will be positively valued.
Contract Duration: 6 months, with possibility of extension.
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: 01/10/2021