Postdoc Researcher (Ref. 12/2019) | CRAGJobs



Postdoc Researcher (Ref. 12/2019)

Publication date:
5 Mar 2019
Application Deadline:
20 Mar 2019
Staff Type:
Research Staff
Research Type:
Postdoctoral researcher
Research Program: Development Research Group:

Job description

The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to be part of the group working on Dark and Light Signaling Mechanisms.

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 (


The researcher will perform experiments to characterize the response to photodamaging light with a focus on identifying the components involved in the signaling mechanisms.

The tasks are included within the framework of the project 2017SGR-718 “Arabidopsis developmental genomics - GEANARADEV”.


Educational Requirements:

PhD in Biology, Biochemistry or related.

 Required Skills:

The candidate should be familiar with the most advanced techniques for genetics and molecular biology in model plants and algae, with a focus in responses to light. Knowledge of the current status of the field and experimental experience with chloroplast responses to photodamaging conditions are required. 

We offer:

Contract duration: 1 month

Hours/week: Full time

Submission of applications:

Interested candidates, please submit (all the documents are mandatory for the application):

•             Letter of motivation describing detailing experience.

•             CV.

•             At least 3 references (including email address and phone number)


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. 

Deadline: 20-March-2019

Start date: 1-April-2019

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