2 PhD positions for three years initially in the field of Synthetic Microbiology
for three years initially in the field of Synthetic Microbiology
We expect a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Life Sciences (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry). Suitable candidates should have a strong background either in molecular biology or in biological chemistry. Experience in microbiology is advantageous but not required. Applicants should have very good communication skills in English and a high motivation to perform team-oriented as well as independent work.
The field of work includes:
- the genomic manipulation of model organisms (e.g. Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Aspergilli);
- the identification and isolation active metabolites;
- the elucidation of metabolic pathways and their key elements (e.g. polyketide synthases).
Salary is paid according to German TV-L (salary agreement for public service employees). As an equal opportunity employer the HKI is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.
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