Research Associate Position: APPLIED ROOT BIOTECHNOLOGY


Research Associate (Ayudante de Investigación de la Comunidad de Madrid) Position: APPLIED ROOT BIOTECHNOLOGY

Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics in Madrid

A Research Associate (Ayudante de Investigación de la Comunidad de Madrid) position is available to perform applied root biotechnology aimed to: 

1) increase productivity in response to cold and salt and 

2) sequester atmospheric CO2 to palliate climate change. 

The Research Associate will learn cutting-edge multidisciplinary biotechnologies to identify biomarkers and generate gene variants. These technologies include the generation of protoplasts and their analysis by flow cytometry and confocal laser microscopy, single-cell-RNA-sequencing (scRNAseq) and derived computational analysis, as well as genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 of model plants (Arabidopsis) and crops (poplar).

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding academic record and genuine interest in science. Having a master in life sciences is compulsory. Previous research experience will be considered. The position will be funded for a maximum of 2 years. 

Applicants should be registered with Fondo de Garantía Juvenil de la Comunidad de Madrid.

Interested applicants should send their C.V., student’s academic record and cover letter to 

Miguel Moreno-Risueno (


Mary Paz Gonzalez Garcia ( 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

More information about research at the laboratory can be seen at:

CBGP (UPM-INIA) - Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas

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Location: Spain, Madrid
Categories: root biology, Biotechnology, genomics, Plant Sciences, Research Associate,


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