Postdoc or Experienced Graduate

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Oct 2021

Postdoc or Experienced Graduate

The ETH Zurich Bioprocess Laboratory (Prof. Panke), an international (currently 9 different nationalities) and interdisciplinary (microfluidics, enzyme engineering, synthetic biology, bioprocesses) group located at the Basel campus of ETH Zurich and part of the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D‐BSSE) ( , ). We are in direct vicinity to – and constant exchange with – the life-science industry and academic research groups of the greater Basel area.

Job description

We are committed to the design, optimization, and application of microbial whole-cell biocatalysts. You will become part of a team closely collaborating with industrial partners and you will be involved in R&D touching on most aspects of industrial biocatalysis on its way “from gene to product”.

Your profile

You have a solid background in molecular biology, biochemistry, and / or microbiology. Achievements in at least one of these fields are mandatory. Additionally, experience with hydroxylases (especially with CYP450 monooxygenases; E.C. 1.14.13.X), big data, and / or fermentation technology are pluses.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • Short motivation letter
  • CV with publication list
  • Reference letters / Contact information of two potential references

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about the D-BSSE and the Bioprocess Laboratory can be found on our website . Questions regarding the position should be directed to (no applications).

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

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