The Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics 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.
CRAG is seeking to incorporate highly talented and motivated postdoctoral scientists that are interested in modern, multidisciplinary plant sciences, encompassing experimental, bioinformatic and theoretical approaches.
Currently, we are inviting applications for 1 postdoctoral position within our CRAG Severo Ochoa Internationalization Postdoctoral Program, to start early 2019.
Interested candidates are required to discuss the proposal with the principal investigator at CRAG before submitting the application.
For this Call, applications are accepted for the following CRAG Research Group :
Candidates with a high-quality research trajectory and a competitive publication track record are encouraged to apply.
If interested in applying, please carefully read the Application requirements and procedure :
Application Requirements and Procedure
Extensions to the 3-year rule are allowed for applicants whose academic career has been interrupted for maternity (or paternity) leave or other special circumstances such as mandatory military service or illness.
These circumstances will be indicated in the Motivation Letter and must be documented. Extensions will be of one year per birth in case of maternity (or paternity) leave.
The extension in the case of illness or mandatory military service will depend on its duration.
In addition, applicants must ensure the submission of at least two reference letters from scientists with whom the applicant has studied or worked, including their PhD supervisor.
Letters should be sent directly by the referees to PostdocProgram cragenomica.es, and should also be received by the application deadline, 14th December 2018.
Only letters with official letterhead and signature will be accepted. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that referees submit these letters.
Applications without reference letters will not be considered.
Applicants must submit information in English (CV, Motivation Letter, and Research Proposal). If the PhD certificate is not in English, Catalan or Spanish, applicants must also attach a translation in one of these languages.
Applicants must upload all the required documents as PDF files of less than 10MB .
We offer :
We offer excellent facilities to perform cutting-edge research, and an enhanced training and support program. Contract duration : 2 year
Hours / week : 37.5h / week
Submission of applications :
Interested candidates, please submit (all the documents are mandatory for the application) :
Candidates are required to discuss the proposal with their prospective Group Leader at CRAG before submitting the application.
The prospective Group Leader will be requested by CRAG to submit a statement of acceptance of the candidate.
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.
Deadline : 14th December 2018
Start date : Early 2019