PhD student in Biochemical Engineering: Natural Product Biotechnology

The Bioprocess Engineering Lab @ TU Dortmund university is concerned with developing new biotechnological processes for the synthesis or production of higher value chemical products with enzymes or whole cells.

Activities and responsibilities

There is an opportunity for a Ph.D. student to join the Lab for Bioprocess Engineering @ TU Dortmund. The prospective student should be willing to work in a collaborative environment on a topic related to natural product biotechnology, e.g. engineering silent cluster activation.

The following skills are advantageous :
- microbial fermentation
- isolation of secondary metabolites from complex mixtures
- chemical analytics for secondary metabolites (HPLC-MS/MS)

Qualification profile

Candidates should have a background in (bio)-chemical engineering, biotechnology or chemistry.
Please include a short CV (1-2 pages) and a pdf of your M.Sc. certificate (including grades) in your eMail-application.

Send application to

Prof. Dr. Stephan Lütz
Chair for Bioprocess Engineering
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering

TU Dortmund University
D-44221 Dortmund
Phone: +49 231 755 4764
Fax: +49 231 755 7382

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About Bioprocess Engineering @ TU Dortmund

Der Lehrstuhl Bioprozesstechnik beschäftigt sich mit biotechnologischen Verfahren für Wert- und Wirkstoffe und bildet Bioingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler aus.
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