Graduate Position

Position Profile: Masters degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fields. Experience in plant molecular biology or biochemistry will be valued. Proficiency in either English or Spanish is required.

Description of Work: The successful candidate will work at Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas (www.cbgp.upm.es) in Madrid, Spain. He/she will undertake a multidisciplinary project to study intracellular metal-trafficking in Medicago truncatula nodules. This project is part of the ERC Starting grant METALSYM (2014-2019).

Duration of contract: 7 months. Upon positive evaluation, the contract can be renewed on a yearly basis for up to three years (as part of a PhD thesis).

Salary: €16422 per annum (equivalent to FPI grant)

Start date: May 2018

Application deadline: 20.Apr.2018

Contact: Interested candidates should send their CV and contact information of one reference to Dr. Manuel González Guerrero (manuel.gonzalez@upm.es).

For further information about the activities of the group, please visit www.metalsym.com