ORGANISATION/COMPANYFundació Centre de Recerca en Agrotecnologia-AGROTECNIO
RESEARCH FIELDAgricultural sciences › OtherAgricultural sciences › Soil scienceAgricultural sciences › Zootechnics
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE22/12/2017 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Lleida
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?Yes
Agrotecnio seeks a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist with a solid background in statistical and quantitative genetics or genome analysis and proven abilities to produce knowledge of international relevance to join a productive research team to carry out innovative research into ‘Genomics of Complex Traits’, aiming to understand molecular bases of phenotypic variation and to improve selection response for complex traits in animals and crops. The successful candidate is expected to analyze large genomic data and contribute to developing strategies to implement genomic selection in animal and plant breeding programs.
Agrotecnio (http://www.agrotecnio.org/) is an International Center of Excellence developing translational research intended to have a major scientific and economic impact in different elements of the Agri-food chain. Agrotecnio is located in the Campus of the School of Agronomy (ETSEA) of the University of Lleida in Catalonia, NE Spain (Lleida is located c. 160 Km west of Barcelona, with affordable accommodation and reasonable cost of living, and well communicated with major cities through highways and high-speed train).
The position is offered for a 3 year period with a gross salary of 33,000 € per annum. Qualified candidates should submit: (i) a brief curriculum vitae (no more than 4 pages); (ii) a motivation letter (less than 500 words); and (iii) the names and e-mail addresses of three internationally recognized scientists who will be required to provide references, to Miquel Buenestado (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline to receive the application package is 22 December 2017. The anticipated starting date will be in early 2018.
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EURAXESS offer ID: 259404
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