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PostDoc researcher for GLAUKOS-Ecotox (University of Vigo, Spain)


PostDoc researcher for GLAUKOS-Ecotox (University of Vigo, Spain)

The University of Vigo, in Galicia, Spain is seeking a PostDoc researcher for the new GLAUKOS-Ecotox project.

Job description:

  • Research Group: ECOTOX  ( (University of Vigo, Galicia, Spain) 
  • Full-time position (40 h/week) starting by April 2020
  • Duration: 3 years (6 months trial period) 
  • Salary: up to 35.000 € /year (gross salary) depending on qualification



  • Laboratory research on degradation and effects of biopolymers in the environment using aquatic experimental models
  • Laboratory research on effects of polymers and plastic additives on model aquatic organisms at molecular level (gene expression, omics)
  • Preparation of manuscripts and reports
  • Dissemination activities: assistance to international congresses, popular science



  • PhD in biology, environmental sciences or alike
  • Excellent knowledge on marine ecotoxicology, biomarkers and bioassays 
  • Excellent knowledge on molecular techniques applied to environmental sciences (electrophoresis, qPCR, enzyme activities, ELISA, omics)
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Capability to conduct animal testing according to EU regulations (Directive 2010/63/EU, Orden ECC/566/2015)


Applicants are invited to send in the following documents: cover letter, CV, contact details, contact details of two references. Applications must be sent to   indicating in the e-mail subject the reference: GLAUKOS-Ecotox PostDoc Position. Maximum total size of attached documents: 5 MB.

Deadline: March 13th 2020

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