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Turning elegant photosynthetic bacteria into commercial micro-factories is not a piece of cake.

Positions Strain Development Team

Position Available

Photanol is opening a whole new research line in collaboration with a new partner (https://www.photanol.com/single-post/2020/07/03/Photanol-in-strategic-partnership-with-Renolit-SE ). Multiple positions are available in the strain engineering team.

Interested in driving translation of science and technology to a commercial industrial process?  Passion for biotechnology and ready to change the world? Join the Photanol team to develop optimized cyanobacteria to produce monomers based on light and CO2. We are looking for full-time candidates to strengthen the development and execution of cyanobacterial strain engineering strategies for the (improved) production of selected products in industrial environment.

Junior Researchers Strain Development Team

Position Available

Characteristics

  • Trained in molecular biology or biotechnology/systems biology (MSc/HLO level)

  • Experience in industrial R&D and/or experience with cyanobacterial research (photosynthesis & metabolism) highly appreciated

  • Team player, versatile, performs under pressure

  • Creative, but target-oriented

  • Good report and writing skills, in English


Responsibilities include:

  • Find creative and sustainable approaches to increase strain productivity and robustness in industrial environment

  • Application/development of molecular techniques for strain construction and evaluation

  • Cultivating cyanobacteria to evaluate performance of developed strains

  • Development of new strain engineering tools and research protocols

Please send your cover letter and resume to hiring@photanol.com​

Closing date: 24 July 2020

Researchers Strain Development Team

Position Available

Characteristics

  • Proven track record in molecular biology or biotechnology

  • PhD level in synthetic biology or >3-year experience in industrial R&D

  • Background with cyanobacterial research (photosynthesis & metabolism) or enzyme characterization

  • Team player, versatile, performs under pressure

  • Creative, but target-oriented

  • Good report and writing skills, in English


Responsibilities include:

  • Formulation of research strategy for green chemicals

  • Find creative and sustainable approaches to increase strain productivity and robustness in industrial environment

  • Development of new strain engineering tools and research protocols

  • Application and development of molecular techniques for strain construction and evaluation

  • Cultivating cyanobacteria to evaluate performance of developed strains

  • Development, supervision, training and support of junior lab personnel and interns

Please send your cover letter and resume to hiring@photanol.com​

Closing date: 24 July 2020

 

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