Invitation for applications – open position – PhD or Postdoc – cereal health

Invitation for applications – open position – PhD or Postdoc – cereal health

We are proposing either a PhD grant (PhD student) or post-doc position on the ANTAGONIST research project with the aim to develop innovative strategies for cereal health.

This position will be granted in the frame of a collaborative research project between the CRAW (Walloon Agricultural Research Center), HELHA Agronomie and the Earth&Life Institute,
UCLouvain. The project aims at analyzing the cereal microbiome and its role in supporting the cereal health.

We are looking for a highly motivated and team player researcher (university degree – Master level in Life Science, Microbiology, Agronomy) interested in a research with both applied and
fundamental issues.

Expectations, responsibilities and duties

- Lead a research line in the project in interaction with the research team
- Willingness to perform a PhD thesis or a successful post-doc
- Theoretical and practical knowledge in microbiology and molecular biology
- Previous expertise in plant pathology, bacteriology and/or mycology considered as an asset
- Good command of spoken and written English is expected

For further information, please contact Pr C. Bragard (

Please send your application before September 15 via e-mail at the same address or at

Pr C. Bragard
Earth&Life Institute
Applied Microbiology, Phytopathology
Croix du Sud, 2 bte L7.05.03
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

Publié le 09 septembre 2019