"CBGP is seeking for a new Group Leader to cover one of the following research areas: Genomic Assisted Breeding, Computational Structural Biology, Synthetic and Systems Biology. We are looking for a highly motivated and productive scientist at Junior level to initiate a recognized research group into the one of mentioned areas. The expectation is that the candidate will be successful in grant applications for National, ERC and/or EU project calls and also to develop new synergies within other CBGP groups (http://www.cbgp.upm.es/). The main criteria for selection will be scientific excellence, CV, research impact and future projection. The CBGP offers 4 years of contract at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. CBGP offers a competitive negotiable salary that will depend on qualifications of the selected candidate. This position is regulated by Spanish legislation and regulations under a full‐time contract, having all the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work. CBGP will provide a partially equipped laboratory, individual office, and funds to cover the salaries of one PhD student (4-year term), one scientist at the postdoctoral level (3-year term), and negotiable start-up financial support up to 40-60 k€. Junior Group Leader candidates should have less than 10 years of postdoctoral experience. Applications have to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and three recommendation letters with contact details. In addition, the applicant should submit a brief research planning (no longer than 3-4 pages) along with a brief description of singular equipment needed to carry out the proposed research. Application should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org (reference: YIA-SO-CBGP-2018)."