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Job Record #17360
TitlePostDoc position: Biocatalytic Cascades using Renewables
CategoryPostDoc Position
Employeracib GmbH / University of Graz
LocationAustria, Graz
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateFriday, October 15, 2021
PostDoc position

Biocatalytic Cascades using Renewables

in Graz / Austria for 40 hours a week

The project

The project deals with the design and development of biocatalytic cascades for the valorisation of renewables. Enzymes from literature and databases will be tested first for the single reactions steps. If required, enzymes will be improved to fit the requirements of the desired reaction conditions by engineering based on structural information as far as available. Optimization of the reaction conditions of the cascade is part of the project. 

That could be your future
You are part of an inspiring and helpful work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm. With us, you can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. You expand your expertise and bridge your science to industry.
And not to forget: You make your research visible and broaden your network!

That’s important to us

Ideally, you have a background in biotechnology/organic chemistry/molecular biology and good know-how about biochemistry. You should also

- have completed a PhD from a recognized University in 
Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology or related fields
- have research experience in the following areas (the more the better): 
instrumental analytics (HPLC, GC, NMR, MS etc.), biocatalysis, molecular biology, biochemistry, organic synthesis or related fields.
- show interest in conducting a research project independently
- enjoy the work in an international, interdisciplinary environment

That’s what you should know

The research will take place in the working group of Prof. Wolfgang Kroutil, located at the University of Graz.

- The annual gross salary is set between EUR 44,000 and EUR 55,000.
This corresponds to a monthly net amount of between EUR 2,125 and EUR 2,500 (paid 14 times a year).
- Starting date: December 2021 or January 2022 for 1 year
Find out more about why acib is the right choice for you:

And now it’s your turn! Give us an idea of who you are.

Apply here: 12_2021  I  Application deadline: 15th of October 2021 

Please submit your application comprising a detailed CV, letter of motivation including relevant skills and experiences as well as the earliest possible starting date, copies of your university degree document, and contact details of 2 referees willing to write confidential letters of recommendations.

Of course, we welcome applicants of all sexes (f/m/x), backgrounds and ages.

ACIB – the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology – is one of the leading research centres in the field of industrial biotechnology. ACIB is dedicated to joint research at the industrial-academic interface. Seven Austrian Universities and more than 50 leading industry partners are working together within the ACIB research programme.

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NameJasmin Weber
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