The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a lab technician to be part of the San Segundo group working on Plant Responses to Stress.
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/).
Performing experiments for the molecular and phenotypical characterization of rice plants during adaptation to stress conditions. These tasks are included within the framework of the project funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Biotechnology Program, ref BIO2015-67212-R). The aim of the project is to investigate how plants respond to pathogen infection, and Signaling Crosstalks between Biotic and Abiotic Stress.
Educational Requirements: The candidate must hold a degree in Biology.
Required Skills: Lab experience in plant molecular biology and plant/pathogen interactions
Contract duration: 2 months
Hours/week: part 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: 25/02/2019