ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversidad de Lleida
RESEARCH FIELDAgricultural sciences › ZootechnicsMedical sciences › Veterinary medicine
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/11/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Lleida
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37.5
OFFER STARTING DATE01/02/2020
REFERENCE NUMBERFPU - RESILQ
This is an offer for a PhD scholarship (3 years) to be performed in the frame of a Research Project funded by the Spanish Reserach Ministry. The project involves the use of biomarkers and genomic data to identify pigs that show a more resilient phenotype in field conditions.
The candidate is expected to help gathering the field data, and perform lab work related to DNA/RNA isolation, and amplification and sequencing of target genes. High-throughput genotyping data and whole-genome sequencing data will be obtained in the course of this project. The candidate will also be trained in the analysis and interpretation of these data.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application (single pdf‐file preferred) including the reference number, experience and reasons for interest in the position, current curriculum vitae and academic record to:
Dr Romi Pena, email@example.com
Terms of employment: The position as a PhD fellow is available for 1 year and it can be extended up to 2 years more.
Gross salary between 14.700 € and 16.000 €
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELAgricultural sciences: Master Degree or equivalentMedical sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalentBiological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
- Previous knowledge on animal physiology, immunology and production systems
- Interest and expertise in the genetics and genomics of farm animals
- Ability to team working and self-initiative
- Ability to plan, organise and conduct experiments
- High motivation and willingness to learn new techniques and approaches
- Fluency in English (oral and written)
Master's degree or equivalent (300 ECT credits without Master's Degree title, comprising Bachelor's and Master's studies).
EURAXESS offer ID: 428476
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