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 ( 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).

€16422 per annum (equivalent to FPI grant)

Start date:
May 2018

Application deadline:

Interested candidates should send their CV and contact information of one reference to Dr. Manuel González Guerrero (


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