The Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Genomics of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly intends to employ one or two researchers, either for the preparation of a doctoral thesis or for postdoctoral research.
Researchers will be supported by a Horizon Europe research program (REACT : Rapid elimination of invasive agricultural insect pest outbreaks by tackling them with Sterile Insect Techniques programs) that concerns the development of technologies for the control of invasions of entomological enemies of agricultural importance, specifically flies of the Tephritidae family.
Among other things, the program involves the creation of genetic sexing strains with cutting-edge technologies. Our Laboratory will focus on the development of molecular markers to assess the quality of mass-reared insects as well as on the analysis of the structure, function and evolution of the Y chromosomes of these flies.
Terms of employment
Recruitment and Terms of appointment will be done according to the national rules and regulations.
Described under Skills / Qualifications and Specific Requirements.
The application, must be submitted by mail to and should include :
The University of Thessaly wish our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.
The deadline for applications for both positions is 2.10.2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.
The project manager will provide all applications to the recruitment committee which will select the best three candidates and ask them for interview.
The applicants will be notified of the final selection and will be given 7 days to accept or decline.
For the PhD candidate :
For the post-doctoral researcher :