Technische Universität Dresden - Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Institute of Natural Materials Technology, Chair of Bioprocess Engineering
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is starting June 1, 2021 for 3 years with 85 % of the full-time weekly hours in the field of Enzyme Engineering and Metabolic Engineering, subject to the availability of resources. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).
You will be involved in our work in a project with international partners on the development of bacterial strains for the microbial production of value-added chemicals. Your tasks will include molecular biology and enzymology work to develop new enzyme activities that will be used to build new metabolic pathways. In particular, you will develop a new method for screening enzyme variants for improved activities at extremely high throughput.
university degree (Diploma/Master) in bioprocess engineering, biotechnology, biochemistry or a comparable discipline. In addition, you should have (or be willing to acquire) solid mathematical and statistical skills to perform and evaluate deep sequencing experiments.
Practical experience with molecular biology techniques and/or enzyme characterization is desired.
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please send your application with the usual documents by April 13, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Maschinenwesen, Institut für Naturstofftechnik, Professur für Bioverfahrenstechnik, Herrn Prof. Thomas Walther, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany, or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to email@example.com. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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