Post Doc in “Evolutionary Genomics of insect vectors of apple disease” (151_CRI_IVAD) - deadline June 22, 2014

A postdoc position is available in the Chemical Ecology unit, Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems and Bioresources department of the Research and Innovation Centre (CRI). 

Post Doc in “Evolutionary Genomics of insect vectors of apple disease” (151_CRI_IVAD) - deadline June 22, 2014

Martedì, 20 Maggio 2014

The position is related to the project Scopazzi funded by the Autonomous Province of Trento (Accordo di Programma) and the Association of Fruit and Vegetable Producers in Trentino (APOT) and aimed at providing new insights into the biology and ecology of the insects vectors of apple proliferation for the development of sustainable control strategies.

The successful candidate will work on genomics and evolution of two insects (hemipterans C. melanoneura and C. picta) which are the main vectors of the “apple proliferation”, phytoplasma causing illness in the apple trees. Successful candidate will apply bioinformatics tools to get new insights in the biology and ecology of these insect vectors.

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 . Application and profile are also available at the bottom of the page.

Deadline for application: June 22, 2014.

Supervisor: Anfora Gianfranco .

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.

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