Doctoral student – Emerging Technologies for Bacterial Spore Control

Updated: 1 day ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2020

The candidate should have excellent academic qualifications, good communication skills, and strong self-motivation. In addition, enthusiasm and talent to engage in microbiological and engineering questions and the underlying mechanisms are required. Basic skills in working with microorganisms are expected.

Experience in working with bacterial spores, food preservation principles and emerging sterilization technologies will be considered a plus.

Furthermore, the successful candidate must have a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Food Microbiology, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Food Engineering, Bioprocessing, Biology, or a closely related area. The position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.


We look forward to receiving your online application including a CV, diplomas, a short statement of research interests and motivation (one page), a research proposal on the topic Emerging Technologies for Bacterial Spore Control (max. two pages) and contact details of 2 referees. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Furthermore, applications without a research proposal will not be considered either.

For further information about the group please visit our website www.sfp.ethz.ch . Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Alexander Mathys by email at [email protected] (no direct applications).


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