Postdoctoral Researcher (Ref. 43/2019) | CRAGJobs



Postdoctoral Researcher (Ref. 43/2019)

Publication date:
30 Aug 2019
Application Deadline:
15 Sep 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 Floral induction and development.

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 study a gene regulatory network involved in controlling flowering under stress conditions in Arabidopsis and rice.


The tasks are included within the framework at the project Arabidopsis Developmental Genomics with reference 2017SGR718.


Educational Requirements: PhD in Biology, Biotechnology or similar

Required Skills: Broad knowledge of floral induction both in Arabidopsis and rice. Expertise in Molecular Biology and Genetics, especially in RT-qPCR, miRNAs detection, Y2H assays and transient expression techniques.


We offer:

Contract duration: 3 months

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: 15th September 2019

Start date: September 2019

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