- The expected starting date is from February 2023.
        - 1 year initially with possibility of 2-4 years of extension.
        - Application deadline: 31st August 2022


Project:

The specific aims of the mayFLYeye project are studying the origin and evolution of the regulatory networks responsible for the appearance of wings in insects and the male-specific visual system of mayflies.

Eligibility:

The postdoctoral researchers should have completed a PhD in the field of Biology, Computational Biology or related areas, ability to work independently and as part of a team and proficiency in English (oral and written). The positions will combine molecular biology and bioinformatics. Previous experience in transcriptomics, epigenetics or single cell approaches, programming skills in languages commonly used in bioinformatics (Python or R, etc), creativity and high motivation are highly encouraged.

Application:

Interested candidates should submit a single pdf file with a motivation letter, a short description of current and past research projects and their CV to ialmudi@ub.edu. Recommendation letters are not crucial at this stage.

2 postdoctoral positions open to work on the ERC-CoG mayFLYeye project

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        - The expected starting date is from February 2023.
        - 1 year initially with possibility of 2-4 years of extension.
        - Application deadline: 31st August 2022


Project:

The specific aims of the mayFLYeye project are studying the origin and evolution of the regulatory networks responsible for the appearance of wings in insects and the male-specific visual system of mayflies. The responsibilities of this position will include supporting ongoing research by performing molecular biology techniques, immunohistochemistry, transgenesis, confocal imaging, animal rearing and animal culture maintenance.

Eligibility:

The research technician should have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, etc.) and a minimum of 1 year of related experience is required. Candidates must be organized, able to work well independently and in teams and have excellent communication skills. Previous experience with animal manipulation (rearing animal lines, injection protocols, etc.) and/or molecular biology and -omics techniques are highly recommended.

Application:

Interested candidates should submit a single pdf file with a motivation letter, a short description of current and past research projects and their CV to ialmudi@ub.edu. Recommendation letters are not crucial at this stage.

1 Research Technician positions open to work on the ERC-CoG mayFLYeye project

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We are always looking for people to join the lab, including post-docs, PhD, MSc and udergraduate students. If you find our research interesting and want to work with us, please send me an email

Apart from open positions, there are several PhD and Postdoctoral programs that can support you.