PhD Student (Ref 28./2024) | CRAGJobs



PhD Student (Ref 28./2024)

Publication date:
23 May 2024
Application Deadline:
28 Jun 2024
Staff Type:
Research Staff
Research Type:
PhD Student
Research Program: Development Research Group:

Job description


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


Perform molecular and cellular analyses in plants following established protocols.

Prepare biological samples and perform DNA, RNA, and protein extractions.

Utilize PCR, gel electrophoresis, and spectrophotometry techniques for molecular analysis.

Maintain and operate laboratory equipment, ensuring proper functioning.

Document and analyze experimental results accurately.

Collaborate with team members in planning and executing experiments.



Educational requirements: Masters degree

Skills: Experience in plant molecular biology


Contract Duration: 1 year

Hours/week: 37.5h


Please submit all the application through CRAG website:

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.

Integration policy: reserve the place in a first turn for disabled staff.

Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

-      Curriculum vitae

-      A motivation letter, including a brief summary of work experience and a statement of research interests and career goals (2 pages maximum).

-      Student’s certified Academic Record, including a detailed record of study / transcript (a list of attended courses and corresponding grades)

-      Any additional files considered relevant to the application, but please only provide documents that are important to support it two reference letters from university lecturers or scientists with whom the applicant has studied or worked

Deadline: 28 June 2024

Start date: September 2024

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