Post Doctoral Researcher - Metabolic Engineering and Molecular Biology for Advanced Biomanufacturing
Company: National Renewable Energy Lab
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Posting TitlePost Doctoral Researcher - Metabolic Engineering and Molecular Biology for Advanced Biomanufacturing .
LocationCO - Golden .
Position TypePostdoc (Fixed Term) .
Hours Per Week40 .
Job Summary The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, is the nation's primary laboratory for research, development, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The National Bioenergy Center at NREL has an opening for a full time Postdoctoral Researcher. The initial appointment is for one year, with possible renewal. Successful candidates will use metabolic engineering tools to integrate, evolve, and improve new pathways and new genes in engineered strains for production of renewable fuels and chemicals from various biomass-derived intermediates. The successful candidate will be able to work independently and with the utmost regard to safety. The requirements for this position include generation of novel, engineered strains and authorship of peer-reviewed publications. This position requires a recent Ph.D. in Biological Engineering, Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field and demonstrated experience in metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, and strain and enzyme evolution. .
Required Education, Experience, and SkillsMust be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years. .
Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with metabolic flux analysis, analytical chemistry, biochemical engineering, ability to communicate scientific results effectively, both written and oral, and the ability to work effectively in a large, multidisciplinary team of engineers, chemists, and biologists. . Submission Guidelines Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application. .
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