Postdoc Scholarship in Yeast Synthetic Biology 2022

Postdoc Scholarship in Yeast Synthetic Biology 2022

Scholarship Description:
Under Postdoc Scholarship in Yeast Synthetic Biology 2022 applications are being invited from eligible candidates. Domestic Students, International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Post Doctorate level programm(s) in the field of Synthetic Biology taught at Chalmers University of Technology . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 23/03/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for Synthetic Biology taught at Chalmers University of Technology

Funded by: Chalmers University of Technology.

The project is embedded in a research group that focuses on the development of synthetic biology tools for yeast metabolic engineering. It is funded by the Swedish Research Council. The Division of Systems and Synthetic Biology at the Chalmers University of Technology is one of the world leading research groups in systems biology of metabolism. Our research interests involve a wide range of activities from understanding the fundamental operational principles of metabolism and studies of metabolic diseases, to highly applied research directed towards development of new cell factories for the production of valuable chemicals.

Sponsor Value

The selected candidates will be offered full-time temporary employment for up to 3 years along with a competitive salary, excellent working conditions, and access to world-class facilities and infrastructure.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must have a PhD degree in a biological field with a strong background in synthetic biology. Experience with yeast genetic engineering is a must. You should have strong skills in molecular biology, metabolic engineering, data analysis, statistics, and communication of scientific results. Experience with CRISPR technologies, GoldenGate and Gibson cloning, flow cytometry, FACS, droplet microfluidics, analysis of next generation sequencing data, HPLC, GC-MS is a bonus.

The employment is open for candidates having obtained a PhD degree normally within no more than three years.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not a requirement but Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Application Procedure

The application should be marked with Ref 20220053 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:
• Introduce yourself
• Describe your previous research fields and main research results
• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).