Researcher assistant on Epidemiology and management of plant-parasitic nematodes

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Offer Description


Provide support in research tasks in epidemiology and management of phytoparasitic nematodes.


  • Determine and quantify phytoparasitic nematodes of soil and plant material.
  • Study the plant-nematode interaction and multitrophic relationships.
  • Analyze the diversity and microbial activity of the soil.
  • Carry out gene expression dynamics related to plant defense mechanisms.
  • Design the in vitro test experiments.
  • Crop management.
  • Process data and make reports.


Research Field
Agricultural sciences » Agronomics
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Research Field
Engineering » Agricultural engineering
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Research Field
Biological sciences » Botany
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Technical Competencies:

  • Work in laboratories and fields.
  • Writing test reports.
  • Management of statistical programs.

Organizational Skills:

  • Teamwork.

Functional Competencies:

  • Communication skills.
Specific Requirements

Educational requirements:

  • Molecular biology.
  • microbiology.
  • Nematology.
  • Parasitology.
  • Plant production.
  • Protection of crops.

Professional experience:

  • Experience in functions similar to those described, specifically in the development of research activities, both in the university and industrial environment, will be valued.
Research Field
Agricultural sciences » AgronomicsEngineering » Agricultural engineeringBiological sciences » Botany
Years of Research Experience
1 – 4

Additional Information


€35,925.08 gross/year (per full day)

Eligibility criteria

All the candidates who cannot prove the required academic degree will be immediately withdrawn from the selection process.

The CVs will be assessed according the following general criteria:

  • The maximum score for the candidates who accomplish all the eligibility criteria stated in the job offer will be 10 points.
  • Threshold: 5 points.
  • The maximum score (10 points) will be distributed as follows:
    • 1 point for required speciality.
    • 2 points for required academic training.
    • 2 points for technic competences.
    • 1 point for organisational competences.
    • 3 points for professional experience.
    • 1 point for any aspect of the candidate’s professional profile to be determined as specially relevant by the Selection committee.

If the selection committee decide to include a personal interview as additional step of the selection process, only the candidates scored 5 or above for their CV will be retained for the interview step.

The interview will be assessed according the following criteria:

  • Maximum scoring: 5 points.
  • Threshold: 3 points.
  • The maximum score will be distributed according the following criteria:
    • 2 points for adequacy to functional competences of the job.
    • 2 points for adequacy of professional experience.
    • 1 point for any aspect of the candidate’s professional profile to be determined as especially relevant by the Selection committee.

The eligible candidates will be ranked from highest to lowest score, being this the selection criteria.

Selection process

The planned selection process is as follows:

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