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The core competence of the research group of Prof. Schwaneberg (http://www.biotec.rwth-aachen.de/) is the evolutionary and rational design of proteins. Our projects range from basic research to elucidate structure-function relationships and their modeling, methodological developments for Directed Evolution and optimization of biocatalysts for industrial production and peptides as materials for medical applications.

4 PhD positions

In the field of Molecular Biology (Monooxygenases) and High Throughput Screening

Your profile:
We are looking for enthusiastic and talented PhD with a M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Biology or related fields. You are highly self-motivated and ambitious and can work well in a highly active international research team, but also work on your own. Additionally you show a high level of English language proficiency (verbally and written) and excellent communication skills. Analytical thinking and self-motivation complete your profile.

We offer:
The Group of Prof. Schwaneberg offers a highly international and stimulating research environment with state-of-the-art equipment and core facilities for molecular biology, High Throughput Screening (HTS) and computational biology. The Institute is well funded and provides a creative working atmosphere.

The position limited for 3 years. The salary is based on the German public service salary scale (TV-L).
If we have aroused your interest, please send your application (german or english) preferably as a single PDF including the cover letter, CV, certificates as well as List of publications, manuscripts, thesis, recommendations (if applicable) to Dr. Nursen Sözer (n.soezer@biotec.rwth-aachen.de)

Contact detail

How to apply:
via e-mail as single pdf file
Send application to
RWTH Aachen University
Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie
Frau Dr. Nursen Sözer


Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
52074 Aachen
Area of expertise
Biotechnology, Biology & Life Sciences