Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Chemical, Paper & Biomedical Engineering: The Jones research group at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct industrial biotechnology research in the areas of metabolic engineering and synthetic biology and play a key role on a project to enhance the production of bioactive small molecules from a variety of microbial hosts.
A wide range of technologies will be used to develop enhanced strains and processes including, but not limited to, transcriptional and translational pathway optimization, media optimization, fed-batch bioreactor optimization, as well as conventional metabolic engineering assisted by the development of novel synthetic biology tools.
Require: PhD (by date of appointment) in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or related areas; experience in microbial fermentation and familiarity with a range of molecular cloning techniques. Applicant must have strong organizational capability and experience with data analysis and presentation.
Desired: Experience with lab-scale bioreactors, metabolite analysis by HPLC and LCMS, chromosomal integration in bacteria, and yeast genetics.
Submit cover letter (including a brief description of research interests) and curriculum vitae to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496490/. Direct inquiries to Andrew Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications begins February 17, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 496490
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