Phd/Post-Doctoral Positions In Molecular Entomology (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Greece

Greece

October 2, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: University of Thessaly
  • Research Field: Biological sciences › Biological engineering Biological sciences › Biology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 02/10/2022 19:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Greece › Larissa
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/11/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
  • Reference Number: HORIZON-CL6-2021-FARM2FORK-01-04, ID 101059523
  • The Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Genomics of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly intends to employ one or two researchers, either for the preparation of a doctoral thesis or for postdoctoral research. Researchers will be supported by a Horizon Europe research program (REACT: Rapid elimination of invasive agricultural insect pest outbreaks by tackling them with Sterile Insect Techniques programs) that concerns the development of technologies for the control of invasions of entomological enemies of agricultural importance, specifically flies of the Tephritidae family. Among other things, the program involves the creation of genetic sexing strains with cutting-edge technologies. Our Laboratory will focus on the development of molecular markers to assess the quality of mass- reared insects as well as on the analysis of the structure, function and evolution of the Y chromosomes of these flies.

    Benefits

    Terms of employment

    Recruitment and Terms of appointment will be done according to the national rules and regulations.

  • Financial support of the PhD candidate will be covered through a research fellowship up to 2000 € gross monthly (depending on qualifications of the fellow).
  • Financial support of the post-doctoral researcher will be covered through a research fellowship up to 2800 € gross monthly (depending on qualifications of the fellow).
  • Eligibility criteria

    Described under Skills/Qualifications and Specific Requirements.

    Selection process

    The application, must be submitted by mail to kmathiop@bio.uth.gr and should include:

  • Full CV including studies, research experience, work experience and publications if available.
  • Two recommendation letters sent directly to kmathiop@bio.uth.gr.
  • The University of Thessaly wish our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

    The deadline for applications for both positions is 2.10.2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.

    The project manager will provide all applications to the recruitment committee which will select the best three candidates and ask them for interview. The applicants will be notified of the final selection and will be given 7 days to accept or decline.

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Biological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    For the PhD candidate:

  • First degree in Biological Sciences or other relevant biosciences
  • MSc in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genomics, Bioinformatics and other relevant subjects
  • Background in molecular biology, genomics and the use of bioinformatic and biostatistical tools
  • For the post-doctoral researcher:

  • First degree in Biological Sciences or other relevant biosciences
  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genomics, Bioinformatics and other relevant subjects
  • Strong background in molecular biology, genomics and the use of bioinformatic and biostatistical tools
  • Ability to write scientific papers and present the research in scientific conferences,
  • Ability to participate and contribute to the dissemination, networking and training activities of the project
  • Specific Requirements
  • Experience in insect rearing will be an asset.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Thessaly
  • Department: Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // bio.uth.gr/en/research-laboratories-en/molecular- biology-and-genomics...
  • E-Mail: kmathiop@bio.uth.gr
  • Country: Greece
  • City: Larissa
  • State/Province: Larissa
  • Postal Code: GR-41500
  • Street: Biopolis
  • Phone: (+30) 2410565284
  • Mobile Phone: (+30) 6942831411
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