Postdoctoral position in Microbial Oil Processes 510 views

The Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science (KBM) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has vacant a 2.5-year position for a postdoctoral researcher in the field of fermentation processes and downstream processing. The position is part of the Oil4Feed project, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

  • Fermentation process development
  • Production of microbial biomass in fermentors up to 100 L scale.
  • Development of downstream processing pathways
  • Extraction and refinement of microbial oils
  • Characterization of biomass using advanced analytics
  • Write and publish high-level scientific publications


  • Applicant must hold PhD degree in Biotechnology and/or Bioprocess technology
  • Training and research experience in running fermentations in bioreactors
  • Knowledge of downstream processing
  • Good research performance during the PhD and, if applicable, as a post-doctoral researcher, preferably documented by high quality scientific publications
  • Experiences and skills with some of the following topics are desirable: Experience with oil-accumulating microbes (heterotrophic algae and/or fungi); Hands-on experience with downstream processing of microbial biomass; Knowledge of drying processes; Experience with oil extraction, in particular supercritical fluid extraction; Experience with analysis of oil-blends; Knowledge of fish feed formulations

How to apply:

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—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Biotechnology, Bioprocess technology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline February 28th, 2021

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 60 Jobs
  • Address Norway
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