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Competition for the position of Fellow (MSc) at the Jagiellonian University's Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology in the Plant-Microorganism Interaction Laboratory (OPUS 17 project).

The Plant-Microorganism Interaction Laboratory conducts research on the role of microorganisms in the P economy of plants. We are recruiting a grantee to join the OPUS project.

The Plant-Microorganism Interaction Laboratory conducts research on the role of microorganisms in the P economy of plants.

We are recruiting a student to join the OPUS project entitled "Mechanisms of the interaction of plants with endophytic fungi. The student will be granted a scholarship. The impact of endosymbiont on plant phosphate management" The scholarship holder will be involved in the following tasks:

1) P uptake analysis using P radioisotopes,
2) investigating the mechanism of root hair elongation in plants,
3) visualization of symbiotic microorganisms in planta,
4) investigating the role of ethylene in plant phosphate homeostasis

Ideal candidates should have:
1) communicative English,
2) experience in public presentation of research results,
3) good communication skills,
4) knowledge of methods of quantitative analysis of gene expression (qPCR, microarrays, preparation of libraries for RNAseq)
5) knowledge of the methodology of analytical research and the use of molecular biology techniques in environmental protection and agriculture
6) experience in the field of genetic transformation of bacteria and eukaryotes (mainly fungi)
7) experience in working with the use of light microscopy

Position: scholarship holder, graduate student
Unit: MCB, Jagiellonian University
Deadline for submitting documents: August 30, 2022
The deadline for adjudication of the competition: September 5, 2022
Beginning date: July 18, 2021


Required documents for application:
• CV,
• certificate of the status of a graduate student,
• a statement with information on the processing of personal data along with consent to their processing Research Support Centre/NCN Scholarship.
• opinion of the research supervisor is appreciated. The application should be sent as one pdf file to the e-mail address: piotr.rozpadek@uj.edu.pl.

Details.pdf

GDPR.pdf