University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Postdoctoral Position in Chemical Biology

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Odense M, Denmark

The Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense invites applications for a postdoctoral position embedded in the laboratories of the Biomolecular Nanoscale Engineering Center – BioNEC research unit. The research unit focuses on engineering of state-of-the-art oligonucleotide and peptide bioconjugates for applications in DNA-programmed chemistry, fusion of biomembranes and functional oligonucleotides for molecular sensing and oligonucleotide-based therapies.

We are seeking a highly motivated applicant to join our BioNEC research unit for our project on efficient targeted delivery of CRISPR/Cas gene editing tools in order to complement current oligonucleotide activities within BioNEC.

The ideal candidate has the following competences and skills:

  • A PhD in molecular biology, bioorganic chemistry or related disciplines with a strong molecular biology background.
  • A background in molecular biology techniques and bioconjugation.
  • Documented research expertise for work with CRISPR/Cas systems.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (English) for effective teamwork across disciplines.

Additional valuable skills:
  • research expertise in preparation and characterization of soft nanoparticles (liposomes)
  • hands-on experience with HPLC/UHPLC/LC-MS
  • esearch experience in automated synthesis of oligonucleotides and/or peptides.

Starting date: 1 September 2019 or soon thereafter. The position is for up to two years.

Deadline: 28 June 2019.

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