Senior Research Fellow of Gas Fermentation Technologies (ERA Chair)

Updated: about 2 years ago
Deadline: 14 Jan 2019

Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Estonia

Deadline: 14.01.2019

The successful candidate should establish and lead a research group in the field of gas fermentation, design a training platform and pilot plant for industrial fermentation processes, and contribute to the curricula in bioengineering. The role of the ERA Chair will be to bridge between the academic excellence of the Estonian Centre for Synthetic Biology (ECSB) and the industry through planning and coordinating different initiatives of the centre.

The position comes with a seed grant of 2.4 million euros over 4.5 years financed by the H2020 Widespread ERA Chairs programme.

Required experience
• PhD or an equivalent qualification.
• Have international reputation based on research excellence in the field of gas fermentation, especially in the area of production of biofuels and chemicals.
• Have for at least 4 years post-doctoral experience.
• Show leadership ability to work independently and/or as part of a team.
• Good communication skills – written/verbal.
• Track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Information and the address to submit the application documents: ; postal address: 18 Ülikooli St, Tartu 50090 ESTONIA

Further information:
Prof. Mart Loog, Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Nooruse 1, 50411, Estonia

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