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 working on Brassinosteroid signaling in plant development (https://www.cragenomica.es/research-groups/brassinosteroid-signaling-in-...).
The candidate will investigate the mechanisms of BRL3’signaling to confer drought resistance in the framework of the ERC-COG-2015 project IDRICA (https://erc.europa.eu/projects-figures/erc-funded-projects/results?searc... ).
Educational requirements: PhD in Biological Sciences or related.
Skills: Plant Molecular Biology with solid knowledge of physiology and genomics. Candidates with high-quality research trajectory and a competitive publication track record are encouraged to apply.
Contract Duration: 7 months, until 30th April 2022.
Hours/week: Full Time
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