Postdoc on Arundo donax metabolic engineering for improved biomass production (103_BEM_ADME)

Segnalato da: Francesco Loreto

We are recruiting for the position of

Postdoc on Arundo donax metabolic engineering for improved biomass production

We are seeking a highly motivated and independent researcher to carry out a project aiming at:

  • the development of genetic and genomic resources for this non model species by next generation sequencing;
  • the characterization of selected biosynthetic pathways for isoprenoids production;
  • the manipulation of Arundo donax volatile organic compound emissions;
  • the characterization of photosynthetic performance, secondary metabolism and stress tolerance.

Please read the position details to understand if you are eligible for the position. In order to apply send your cv and fill the application form, both also available in the download area.

Deadline for application: 17th July 2012

Supervisor: Violeta Velikova

Equal opportunities
The position is open to both gender, Law 125/91, art. 4 comma 3. The policy and practice of the Edmund Mach Foundation require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment. Entry into employment with the Edmund Mach Foundation and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each particular post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of his or her sex, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, racial group or disability. Where suitably qualified individuals are available, selection committees will contain at least one member of each sex.

Data protection code
All data supplied by applicants will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the post and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Personal Data Protection Code, Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003.

More details
http://www.fmach.eu/sperimentazione_context2.jsp?ID_LINK=4424&area=6