Oferta para un técnico de investigación en un proyecto de evolución experimental con ácaros ~ Bioblogia.net

14 de junio de 2023

Oferta para un técnico de investigación en un proyecto de evolución experimental con ácaros

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The University of Lisboa and FCiências.ID (Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências) are opening a call for of a Research Technician with a Master Degree within the scope of the project GeneticBarriers: Interactions between reproductive isolation mechanisms (Ref. 2022.03475.PTDC).

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and transfer of populations of spider mites within an experimental evolution project. The work plan will involve:
  • Maintenance and transfer of population of spider mites;
  • Conducting experiments to estimate fitness of spider mite populations and experiments to test mating choices in spider mites;
  • Growing plants to rear spider mites;
  • Laboratory management, specifically ensuring orders, management of consumables and reagent stock, ensuring the maintenance of laboratory..
Applications can be submitted by candidates of any nationality a master degree (MSc) in Biological Sciences or equivalent areas.

Skills and competences

  • Demonstrated experience in the maintenance of laboratory populations or behavioural assays (required)
  • Research experience in laboratory (preferred)
  • Professional experience in laboratory management (preferred)
  • Experience with spider mites or similar systems (preferred)
  • Experience in maintaining plants (preferred) 
The candidate should be able to work well within a team and have excellent English and communication skills.

Application formalization
Applications will be submitted online, through the electronic platform of FCiências.ID.
The following documents are required in a digital form (PDF format):
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Motivation Letter (including a brief description of research experience and why the candidate is suitable for the announced position);
  • Qualification Certificates;
  • Other relevant documentation
The application period is from 29th May until 27th June 2023.
Expected starting date: 1st September 2023.

Complete description of the job offer: https://www.euraxess.pt/jobs/111424
For queries, please contact Inês Fragata (irfragata@ciencias.ulisboa.pt) and Alex Blanckaert (apblanckaert@ciencias.ulisboa.pt)

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