PostDoc/Scientist in Microbial Biotechnology: Germany

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) offers a position of a PostDoc/Scientist in Microbial Biotechnology at the Department of Solar Materials (SOMA).

Project details

  • Develop/ establish microbial whole-cell biocatalysts for the efficient production of high value compounds/ drug metabolites via the employment of oxygenases
  • Test of suitable transporter proteins
  • Test and development of suitable expression systems
  • Development of a suitable reaction setup
  • Collaboration with an industrial partner and project management

Ideal candidate

  • holds a PhD in microbiology, biotechnology, biochemistry or a related field.
  • have demonstrated their capacity in the form of an appropriate publication record for their career stage.
  • have experience with genetic manipulation of microorganisms, quantitative analytics, and bioreactor cultivation.
  • seek a research focus on microbial biocatalysis, molecular biology, quantitative physiology, and metabolic/cell engineering.

To apply

Please use the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research online application system for your application.

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