Postdoc of Crop Bioengineering
Department of Plant and
Faculty of Science
The laboratory of Stephan Wenkel at Copenhagen Plant
Science Centre, Denmark investigates the function of microProteins in model and
crop plants. We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to work on a
three-year project aimed at manipulating metabolic pathways in crop plants
using microProtein engineering. The group is housed at the Copenhagen Plant
Science Centre (www.cpsc.ku.dk
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with
a PhD in molecular biology or related disciplines with at least one
first-author publication in a respected, international peer-reviewed journal. The
ideal applicant has experience in working with monocotyledonous plants,
preferentially barley, knowledge in genome-engineering and protein
biochemistry. The postdocs duties will be primarily focused on experimental
research but may also include some teaching.
The position is
open from 1 April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity
of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates
regardless of personal background.
The position is
covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of
Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics
in the State.
salary is currently up to DKK 426.625 including annual supplement (+ pension up
to DKK 72.952). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
one-page motivation letter describing your background and why you would like to
be part of our team.
- Maximum 3-page CV
(Master and PhD degree or equivalent), including transcripts and grades
- Complete publication list
reprints of up to three particularly relevant papers
The deadline for
applications is 23 January 2019, 23:59 GMT +1.
the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager
selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
Interviews will be
held in the end of February.
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