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PhD Student (m/f)

Workscope: Research Associate

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The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. (HZDR) has an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for research in the sectors health, energy and matter with more than 1,100 employees. HZDR is a member of Germany`s largest research organisation – Helmholtz Association (HGF). Further information can be found at http://www.hzdr.de.

The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology invites applications as

PhD Student (m/f)

The position will be available from 01.05.2016. The employment contract is limited to three years. The salary is based on the collective agreement TVöD-Bund. The place of work is Dresden-Rossendorf.

Requirements:
  • Diploma or Master's degree in biotechnology, molecular biology or related field knowledge in biotechnology, genetics, chemistry
  • experiences in the heterologous expression of proteins and purification of fusion proteins
  • interest in the immobilisation of proteins for the development of biosorptive materials
  • experimental skills, ability to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • willingness to write a doctoral dissertation
  • interest in applied research and work in an interdisciplinary project
  • very good English skills and experience with MS Office
Tasks:
  • Application of Phage surface Display Technology for the isolation of metal binding phages
  • synthesis of recombinant metal binding proteins
  • characterisation of the interactions of the proteins with metals
  • development of a biosorptive material for the removal of metals
  • publication of the results and presentation on conferences
  • writing of a doctorate dissertation

Contact detail


How to apply:
Please submit your complete application (cover letter, CV, certificates,…) by 15.03.2016 via Online application https://www.hzdr.de/jobs.
Send application to
For further information, please contact Dr. Katrin Pollmann, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 2946 and Dr. Martin Rudolph, Tel.: +49 351 260 - 4410, +49 3731 39 3450.

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Sachsen)
Working place
01328 Dresden
Area of expertise
Biotechnology, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry