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Junior Group Leader

Junior Group Leader

Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas (CBGP, UPM-INIA)

 

CBGP is seeking for a new Group Leader to cover one of the following research areas:

  • Genomic Assisted Breeding
  • Computational Structural Biology
  • Synthetic and Systems Biology

 

We are looking for a highly motivated and productive scientist at Junior level to initiate a recognized research group into the one of mentioned areas.

 

The expectation is that the candidate will be successful in grant applications for National, ERC and/or EU project calls and also to develop new synergies within other CBGP groups (http://www.cbgp.upm.es/). The main criteria for selection will be scientific excellence, CV, research impact and future projection.

 

 

CBGP offers:

The CBGP offers 4 years of contract at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. CBGP offers a competitive negotiable salary that will depend on qualifications of the selected candidate. This position is regulated by Spanish legislation and regulations under a full‐time contract, having all the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.

 

CBGP will provide a partially equipped laboratory, individual office, and funds to cover the salaries of one PhD student (4-year term), one scientist at the postdoctoral level (3-year term), and negotiable start-up financial support up to 40-60 k€.

 

Position requirements, application procedure and deadline

 

Junior Group Leader candidates should have less than 10 years of postdoctoral experience. Applications have to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and three recommendation letters with contact details. In addition, the applicant should submit a brief research planning (no longer than 3-4 pages) along with a brief description of singular equipment needed to carry out the proposed research. Application should be submitted to so.cbgp@upm.es (reference: YIA-SO-CBGP-2018).

 

For further information, please contact humanresources.cbgp@upm.es

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Application deadline: June 23th

Final decision by July 15th

 

Position is funded by the Severo Ochoa-CBGP award:

 

For more information, visit: http://www.cbgp.upm.es/

Location: 
CBGP, Marid, ES
Deadline: 
23/06/2018

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