Technical University of Denmark invites applications for Postdoctoral fellowship in the field of Yeast metabolic engineering and synthetic biology. The position will be a part of European-funded international project DAFIA. DAFIA aims to develop processes for production of added value products from waste streams.

Duration: 3-year

Starting date: 1st of January 2017


  • Applicant must hold PhD in Biotechnology or Molecular Biology
  • Applicant must hold an outstanding track-record of scientific achievements (publications, patents, awards, grants, conference presentations, etc.)
  • Applicant must have hands-on experience with yeast metabolic engineering
  • Applicant should be able to work independently, to plan and carry out complicated research tasks, and also to be a part of the large research team
  • Applicants with experience in project planning and supervision of students or laboratory technicians will have an edge over others.
  • Applicant must possess high team spirit and exceptional collaboration skills; strong analytical skills and excellent judgment ability.
  • Applicant must possess excellent communication skills (fluent written and oral) English.
  • Applicant must be well-organized, resourceful, proficient, have excellent record keeping abilities.

Application procedure

  • Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration.
  • Apply online and attach all materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
  • Application (cover letter)
  • Resume
  • Diploma/degree certificates (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Technical University of Denmark
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Denmark
Subject areas Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Life Sciences, Biology
Fellowship amount According to the norms
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 January 2016

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