ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversitat de Barcelona
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Analytical chemistry
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/08/2021 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSpain › Santa Coloma de Gramenet
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK37,5
OFFER STARTING DATE17/10/2021
Research tecnician contract (6 months) + PhD Position for 3-4 years provided the fellow is granted in one of the competitive calls from the Spanish Ministry or the Generalitat de Catalunya.
The PhD will be a part of the MCBYFATS project funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades from Spain. It is a coordinated project with the Veterinary Faculty of the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. The objective will be to study the utilization of fat by-products rich in medium chain fatty acids for feeding monogastric animals (hens, broilers and fish) with a special attention on the effects on intestinal inflammation and on the composition and quality of the foods obtained from them (egg, meat and fish fillet).
The tasks will include:
- Literature review
-Evaluation of the intestinal barrier function by cell culture experiments
-Chemical Analysis of samples by general techniques, GC-FID, GC-Ms and HPLC-FLD.
-Statistical evaluation of data by univariate and omic techniques
- Presentation of results in international conferences and writting of scientific articles
-Possibility of research stays in foreign institutions
Work place location:
- Food Campus - Universitat de Barcelona. Av Prat de la Riba, 171. 08921 Santa Coloma de Gramenet (80% of the PhD)
-Faculty of Pharmacy - Universitat de Barcelona. Av Joan XXIII, 27-31. 08028 Barcelona (20% of the PhD)
Conditions: Two periods
a) Research technician - 6 month contract (gross salary 1250€ aprox/month)
b) Application for a grant/contract within one of the public competitive calls of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona or Spanish Ministry of Science and Universities. Lenght: 3-4 years depending on the call conditions. Salary similar to the previous period, but depending on the call conditions.
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Selection of candidates according to qualifications and previous expertise. Possibility of e-interview to selected candidates.
The following items will be positively evaluated:
- Authorship of scientific publications and communications on conferences and symposia
- Previous fellowships and awards
- Stays in other countries and instutitons (such as Erasmus program and similar)
-Participation in research projects
Eligibility conditions: BsC and MsC on Food Science, Analytical chemistry. Pharmacy or similar with and average qualification above 8.0/10 (spanish system)
EURAXESS offer ID: 662209
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