Postdoc Researcher (Ref. 55/2019) | CRAGJobs



Postdoc Researcher (Ref. 55/2019)

Publication date:
21 Oct 2019
Application Deadline:
10 Nov 2019
Staff Type:
Research Staff
Research Type:
Postdoctoral researcher
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 (



The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a Postdoc Researcher to be part of the group Protein regulation in development and stress.

The candidate will be in charge of:

1.            Plan and conduct research under the supervision of Dr. L. Maria Lois:

a.            day to day responsibility for the conduct and satisfactory progress of the research

b.            keep meticulous experimental records, analyze data, interpret reports and bring new insights to research area

c.            keep up to date with the relevant literature, evaluate and criticize texts

d.            contribute ideas and be involved with the longer term planning of the project

e.            work safely and responsibly with regard to CRAG rules

f.             be prepared to share their expertise and guidance with more junior members of the laboratory; participate in laboratory organization and function

g.            contribute to group meetings


2.            Write up results and present internally and externally as appropriate, under the overall supervision of Dr. L. Maria Lois

3.            General office duties as required.

The tasks are included within the framework of the project with reference: BIO2017 89874R “Role of SUMO in enviromental cues integration to control plant development”.



Educational requirements:

PhD in Biochemistry


•             Strong knowledge of Biochemistry.

•             Critical thinking and creativity.

•             Strong analytical capacity.

•             Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others, internally and externally.

•             Willingness to learn new experimental/intellectual techniques.

•             Motivation and commitment.

•             Report writing skills.

Experience: proven experience of participation in research projects involving biochemical approaches to study plant biological processes.



Contract Duration: 6-months

Hours/week: Full time



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.

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: 10/11/2019

Start date: February 1st, 2020

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