Technician for Genetic Analysis Service (Ref. 13/2019) | CRAGJobs



Technician for Genetic Analysis Service (Ref. 13/2019)

Publication date:
6 Mar 2019
Application Deadline:
20 Mar 2019
Staff Type:
Research Support Staff
Support Type:
General research support

Job description

The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is looking for a technician to be part of the group working on Genetic Analysis Service.

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 (


Development of genetic markers and genotyping, using mainly SNPs and SSRs, for a broad spectrum of species.

Experience in Cultivar identification, pedigree tests and quality control or F1 hybrid purity testing and Marker-assisted selection.


Educational Requirements:

Master degree.

Required Skills:

Experience in molecular markers laboratory to diagnosis.

We offer:

Contract duration: 2 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:  20/03/2019

Start date: 1st April 2019

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