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/).
The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a PhD Student to be part of the group Floral Induction and Development
The candidate will be in charge of project to uncover the TEM/MYC mechanism of action in Arabidopsis
The tasks are included within the framework of the project PGC2018-095804-B-I00 ”FLOwering Repression in Abiotic stress (FLORA)”.
Educational requirements: Ms in Plant Biotechnology.
Skills: Deep knowledge of plant development and molecular biology. Experience with ChIP-qPCR in Arabidopsis. Capable to handle different mutant plants and generate higher order mutants and transgenics. Fluent in English. Good oral and written scientific communication in English.
Experience: Several years of experience in Arabidopsis genetics and molecular biology.
Contract Duration: 6 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 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
Start date: October 2021