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SCIENTIST/RESEARCH ENGINEER (m/f) FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PLANT VIGOR

Fachgebiet
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology, Agronomy
Arbeitsstätte
Tulln/Wien
Website
Bewerbungsfrist
17.02.2019

Ausschreibungstext

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest Research and Technology Organisation and an international player in the research areas that we cover. This makes us a leading development partner for industry and a top employer in the scientific community. Our Center for Health & Bioresources is seeking to hire a new Ingenious Partner for our location in Tulln (in immediate vicinity of Vienna):

 

SCIENTIST/RESEARCH ENGINEER (m/f) FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PLANT VIGOR

 

IMAGINE

• You will work in an international research team to better understand the molecular mechanisms underlying stress tolerance and to explore such approaches for innovative crop improvement strategies.

• You will evaluate the significance and robustness of metabolic enzyme activities for plant resilience under different environmental conditions.

• You will transfer fundamental knowledge on stress responses and tolerance from model plants to crops.

ENGAGE

• You will apply a combination of genetic, biochemical and physiological methods to investigate signal transduction and metabolic adjustments in response to environmental stress.

• You will develop enzyme-based approaches for improving plant resilience and seed characteristics under fluctuating environmental conditions.

• You will work together with partners from both academia and industry including international collaborations.

ACHIEVE

• With your innovative work you will contribute to gain new insights into plant stress tolerance mechanisms and bring them into application.

• As experienced researcher you will co-supervise and support undergraduate and doctoral students.

• You will write project proposals in collaboration with academic and industrial partners and your results will play a key role in ongoing and future (contract) research projects.

 

Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner (m/f):

• A PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or a related discipline.

• A profound theoretical and practical knowledge in protein biochemistry and plant physiology.

• Solution-oriented expertise, communication skills, high commitment and motivation.

• Experience in acquisition of third-party funding and project management. Experience with contract research is an advantage.

 

What to expect:

The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is EUR 46.186.-. The actual salary will be determined individually, based on your qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer company benefits, flexible working conditions, individual training and career opportunities.

 

For further information please contact:

Dr. Claudia Jonak, claudia.jonak(at)ait.ac.at

 

Please, submit a complete application in one PDF- file, consisting of your motivation letter, your CV and contact details of 2 to 3 references either via email to claudia.jonak(at)ait.ac.at or apply online: https://jobs.ait.ac.at/Job/101009

Kontakt-Person(en)

Haupt-Kontakt
Name: Claudia Jonak
Telefon: +43(0) 50550-4632

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