Postdoc marino y evolutivo en las Islas Baleares ~

13 de octubre de 2019

Postdoc marino y evolutivo en las Islas Baleares

2--years postdoc position at the University of the Balearic Islands, under the project MARISCO "Phenotyping Rubisco in aquatic organisms: evolutionary drivers, molecular mechanisms and ecological consequences"

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 (>) or Jeroni Galmés (>).

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.

Additional skills:

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.

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