Ref 161-22 Postdoctoral Researcher in Plant Pathology for the Sustainable Plant Protection Program

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Jan 2023

IRTA is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher in Plant Pathology with knowledge on the biology, epidemiology and management of diseases of fruit trees, accordingly with the main research lines of the Sustainable Plant Protection Program. We invite applications from ambitious candidates with relevant research experience and passion in the field. The appointed candidate will participate in research of excellence to boost advances in this area of knowledge.

Tasks and Responsabilites

- Promote in a proactively manner and participate in national and international research projects and in contractual research with private companies. - Supervise and contribute to the design, implementation and analysis of experiments and field tests, and their subsequent reporting. - Update continuously with scientific knowledge to be positively transferred to stakeholders and end-users. - Help positioning the Sustainable Plant Protection Program as a group of excellence through regular peer-reviewed publications, contributions at national and international congresses, and supervision of students. - Work in close collaboration with other teams of IRTA, as well as with external academic, institutional and industrial partners.

Required qualifications and experience

- Ph.D. in Agronomy or Biology with proven practical experience in Plant Pathology.

- Experience in fruit tree diseases will be highly valued.

- Full driving license for Europe and travelling availability.

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