Lund university, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemistry
Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's
top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than
8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts
to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.
LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9
000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international
standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting
our courses to current needs.
Work duties This position is connected to the project MARIKAT, which aims
at unveiling enzymatic tools of marine origin for utilizing seaweed as
feedstock. The project involves characterization of enzymes, evaluation of
enzymes on the target macroalgae to develop special bioconversion process, and
investigation of marine microbiomes targeting novel activities for processing
sulphated polysaccharides and thermostable counterparts to enzymes relevant
for the processes under development. The work duties in the project include:
Research related work duties within the areas described above, including
enzyme characterization and development of bioconversion processes.
Writing reports and manuscripts related to project.
Administration related to the work duties listed above.
A Master's in Biotechnology, Food Technology, or other similar fields.
Knowledge in enzyme biotechnology, microbiology, and genetic engineering.
Ability to analyse and interpret research data as well publish the
research findings in the peer reviewed journals.
Good oral and written proficiency in English.
Good problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse and merge data
from research findings and other scientific writings.
Good collaborative skills, independent and self-motivated performance.
Understanding on protein structures and functions.
Experience in microbiological techniques, fermentation and related
Experience in analytical skills such as HPLC and HPAEC.
Experience in scientific writing .
We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also
be given to applicants whose experience and skills complement and strengthen
ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to
its future development.
Terms of employment Fixed-term employment, 100 %, 2 years.
Instructions on how to apply Applications should include a cover letter
stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the
employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also
contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish
to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references,
letters of recommendation, etc.).
Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly
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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2021-07-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
County Skåne län
Reference number PA2021/2059
Eva Nordberg Karlsson, +46462224626
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Last application date 23.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CET
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