Website Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG)

The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is currently seeking a Junior Group Leader in the area of plant or animal genetics. We look for Junior applicants to start an independent Research Group at CRAG.

Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to: plant or animal genomics and epigenetics (including DNA methylation, histone modifications, and epigenomic heritable traits), genetic improvement of domestic species; directed evolution of crops and traits; genome editing; genome-assisted breeding, including genomic selection, statistical and quantitative genetics, and speed breeding. A strong track record I research areas related to the position is required.

It is expected that the new research line will create synergies with the current Research Programs at CRAG ( Our main criterion is scientific excellence and we favor projects with a potential for high impact. Candidates are expected to develop an independent research line at the highest standards.

Please submit all the application through CRAG website:  Reference: JGL CRAG 38/2021

Informal inquiries are welcome and may be addressed to the Director, Prof. José Luis Riechmann ([email protected])

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