The Department of Molecular Sciences
The Department of Molecular Sciences at SLU, where the employment is located,
currently consists of approximately 110 employees and provides a high quality
infrastructure including consisting of plant cultivation facilities, advanced
microscopy and molecular biology, X-ray and NMR. The Department provides the
scientific community, trustee and the public with knowledge about chemical
compounds and biological processes, as well as their importance to society and
its development. The department conducts research, teaching and environmental
monitoring in the field of inorganic, physical and organic chemistry,
biochemistry, natural product chemistry, food science and microbiology.
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We are looking for a highly motivated researcher in the field of NMR
metabolomics and Food Sciences. The research includes:
Developent and applications of NMR-based metabolomics protocols for study of
different biological matrices, involving biofluids, cells, microorganisms,
plants, food matrices.
Develop and validate algorithms for analysis of large numbers of metabolomics
Lead and manage complex projects and supervise PhD students and Post-Docs.
The candidate will also be project leader for the Formas project “
Fermentation of Swedish faba beans for foods with improved texture, flavour
and nutritional properties”
The research will be performed in collaboration with other departments both
within and outside SLU .
The applicants should hold a PhD in Chemistry and have a Post-Doc experience
with significant documented experience in NMR spectroscopy, metabolomics
analysis, statistical data analysis and method developments in these fields.
Experience of supervision of both PhD-students and undergraduate students is
required. Knowledge on food science is meritorious. Personal qualities such as
sense of responsibility and ability to independently perform duties as part of
a research team will be valued. Mandatory experiences and skills include
experimental laboratory work, scientific writing skills and ability to work in
interdisciplinary projects. Well written and spoken English is required.
Place of work:
Form of employment:
Permanent employment. SLU uses probationary employment.
According to agreement.
We welcome your application no later than 2022-06-02, use the button below.
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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class
international university with research, education and environmental assessment
within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp,
Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations,
experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring
together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the
same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and
SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3
billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive
environment on its campuses.
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