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Research Scientist for metabolic engineering and synthetic biology

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 12.7.2018

Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term
Locations: Espoo, Finland
Job area: Industrial biotechnology and food solutions
Application period: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Friday, August 31, 2018

With us you will be responsible for

  • Scientific project work in the fields of metabolic engineering and synthetic biology.
  • Writing scientific reports and presenting research data
  • Working with customers to help them solve challenges

We expect you to have

  • Completed MSc or PhD in relevant field
  • Excellent laboratory skills and experience in molecular biology techniques
  • Experience working with yeast or filamentous fungi
  • Strong spoken and written English skills

As a person you are

  • Motivated and willing to take initiative in getting projects accomplished
  • You have strong communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Curious towards various scientific and technological challenges
  • Willing to travel to customer and scientific meetings

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our personnel are at the core of VTT, where wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. The tasks are versatile, independent and challenging, with support and coaching where needed.
We offer this excellent opportunity to work with an experienced research team to better understand and develop fungal production hosts used for production of fuels and other chemical compounds. Position is fixed-term of two years.

For further information

For more information about the position you can contact Jussi Jäntti, the leader of the Production Host Engineering Research Team, jussi.jantti@vtt.fi.