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 Postdoc Researcher to be part of the group Floral Induction and Development
The candidate will be in charge of the evolutionary-developmental project of RAV genes, from mosses to angiosperms.
The tasks are included within the framework of the project PGC2018-095804-B-I00 ”FLOwering Repression in Abiotic stress (FLORA)”.
Educational requirements: PhD in Molecular Biology
Skills: Deep knowledge of plant molecular biology. Experience with CRISPR-Cas9 technique in Arabidopsis and mosses. Capable to handle different plant species, including non-model plants. Characterization, isolation, phylogenetic and phenotypic studies of RAV genes along evolution. Project leading capacities. Fluent in English. Good oral and written scientific communication in English.
Experience: 3-year postdoctoral experience in plant molecular biology, preferable in evo-devo.
Contract Duration: 13 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
- PhD Certificate or official notification of the award
- A motivation letter, including a brief summary of work experience and a statement of research interests and career goals (2 pages maximum), including references
Deadline: 3rd August 2021
Start date: September 1st, 2021