Postdoc Scholarship in Yeast Synthetic Biology 2022

  • Partial Funding
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • Post Doctorate
  • Synthetic Biology
  • International Students, Domestic Students
  • Sweden
  • 03/23/2022
Expired in
03/23/2022
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Scholarship Description:

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.

Degree Level:

Postdoc Scholarship in Yeast Synthetic Biology 2022 is available to undertake Post Doctorate level programs at Chalmers University of Technology.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Synthetic Biology

Scholarship Benefits:

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.


Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

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).

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