|RESEARCH TECHNICIAN ADVANCED (RTA_CH4_BIOPOL)
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JOB POSITION DESCRIPTION
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB
- Job location: ICRA – Catalan Institute for Water Research, Girona (Spain)
- Number of positions available: 1
- Expected start: 01/03/2023
- Temporal Position. The position is for 12 months.
- Gross Annual Salary package: 24.000 € - 30.999 € (Depending on merits and experience)
CH4-BIOPOL is a project funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/ 501100011033 and for the European Union “NextGenerationEU”/PRTR. The main goal of CH4-BIOPOL is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) from methane by methanotrophs. Control and optimization of EPS bioproduction, understanding the pathways involved, and unraveling its physicochemical characterization are the main targets of this project. So, we are looking for a highly motivated Advanced Research Technician (microbiologist or related discipline), preferably with experience in the field of methanotrophs ecology or related research activities (e.g., environmental microbial ecology). The hired person will combine both desktop and experimental work.
Performance of laboratory tasks including growth of pure culture strains. Identification of key genes involved in EPS production by aerobic methanotrophs. Edition of technical reports and project deliverables.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Must have – Required
Research Field or Field of knowledge:
Microbiology, Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences or similar
Qualifications and Education Level:
Master’s or Doctoral degree
Capacity of working in multidisciplinary teams, working autonomy, methodic and rigorous. Driving licence required.
Spanish and English compulsory, Catalan recommended.
Experience in research environments, microbial culture maintenance, bioreactors, and molecular biology techniques.
Knowledge of methanotrophs ecology, experience with bacterial pure cultures, and bioinformatics.
Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.
International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of a young and growing team.
Continuous training in a high-quality environment.
APPLICATIONS PROCEDURE & PROCESS
All Applications must be contain:
DNI or NIE (valid and with work permit in Spain).
Deadline for Applications:
Send the required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating ref. “RTA_CH4_BIOPOL” in the subject of the email.
The deadline to submit the required documentation is 01/02/2023
In accordance with the OTM-R principles, a gender-balanced recruitment panel is formed for every vacancy at the beginning of the process. After reviewing the content of the applications, the panel will start the interviews. A profile questionnaire as well as a technical exercise may be required during the process.
In ICRA we are committed to maintaining and developing a work environment in which the values and principles of our organization are respected and equal opportunities between women and men be promoted in each of the areas in which we operate, not tolerating discrimination based on criteria such age, sex, marital status, race, ethnicity, disabilities, political leanings or sexual orientation.
Recruitment will be carried out as provided for in Article 15 of Royal Legislative Decree 1/1995 of 24 March passing the text of the Workers' Statute Act, in accordance with the provisions of Article 2 of Royal Decree 2720/98 of 18 December (B.O.E. 8 January 1999), Act nº 12/2001 of July 9 (B.O.E. 10 July) and concordant regulations.
The principle of equality between men and women is taken into account, in accordance with Article 14 of the Spanish Constitution, the EU Directive of 9 February 1976 and the provisions of the Agreement of the Council of Ministers of March 4, 2005, passing the Plan for gender equality in the General State Administration.
Universal accessibility for persons with disabilities is taken into account, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 1 of Act nº 51/2003 of 2 December on equal opportunities, and 5% of vacancies are reserved provided the candidates pass the selection processes and are able to accredit disability and compatibility in performing the tasks so that we will progressively reach 2% of the total workforce.
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