Postdoc in Plant Sciences

University of Bern Institute of Plant Sciences

Postdoc Researcher
80-100 %

Crop Breeding & Genomics Group of the Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern (Switzerland) seeks applications from motivated individuals for the position of Postdoc Researcher to support activities in the group where molecular and bioinformatics tools are applied to improve the under-researched crop tef (Eragrostis tef). Tef is economically important cereal crop from the Horn of Africa due to its adaptation to diverse extreme climatic and soil conditions and also tolerance several pests and diseases. In addition to its nutritional advantages, the grain of tef is free of gluten, a substance found in wheat and other cereals for which high number of people are allergic. Further information about the research group is available here:

Work place
University of Bern, Institute of Plant Sciences, Switzerland
PhD in Plant Biology or related field; experience in molecular lab techniques and bioinformatics
Duration of appointment
3-4 years
Starting Date
July 1, 2023
Applications including a CV and the names and addresses of references should be submitted as a single pdf file to: Zerihun Tadele; email:

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