Palma (Illes Balears), Spanien
2-years postdoc position at the University of the Balearic Islands, under the project MARISCO
The aim of the project is to study the performance of Rubisco in targeted phylogenetic branches along the evolution of photosynthetic organisms
Duration: 2 years, potentially longer depending on funding.
Starting date: end of 2019 or by agreement.
Interested applicants should send their CV plus motivation letter to Concepción Íñiguez (email@example.com) or Jeroni Galmés (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications close on November 30th.
The candidate is expected to have a PhD in one of the following subjects: Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Ecology, Microbiology, and/or related topics. Background in bioinformatic analysis, genomic data and familiarity with meta-analysis is also expected. Demonstrated ability in writing and scientific communication, with a sufficient number of publications in relevant positions is a requisite.
Competencies which will constitute an advantage during the selection are:
- Experience in Rubisco biochemistry.
- Experience of working with phytoplankton and aquatic macrophytes.
- Experience of working with extremophyles.
Capacity to take the initiative, be creative and to manage own progress with accuracy.
Good ability to work independently in a cross disciplinary environment.
Good communication skills and a good command of written and spoken English is required.