Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology (non-tenured)

Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology (non-tenured)

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 an assistant professorship in the Biomolecular Nanoscale Engineering Center – BioNEC research unit. The research unit focuses on development of state-of-the-art oligonucleotide and peptide technology to control programmable chemistry in confined space. We apply a combination of automated synthesis technologies for the synthesis of highly modified DNA oligonucleotides and peptides, lipid nanoparticle biophysics and spectroscopy. We collaborate closely with colleagues in biophysics and chemistry.

We are seeking a highly motivated applicant to join the BioNEC research unit to develop a cutting-edge research programme closely linked to current activities within BioNEC, and to share responsibilities in teaching and supervision of students.

The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in chemistry or a related field and at least two years of relevant postdoctoral experience. The applicant should have evidence of prior productive scientific work in the form of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates with experience in automated DNA and peptide synthesis or within the field of membrane biophysics and lipid-nanoparticles are preferred.

The applicant should also have experience in teaching. She/he will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching at the department’s study programmes: within bioorganic and chemical biology. This will also include supervision of students for bachelor and master projects.

In addition, the assistant professor is expected to supervise PhD students and postdocs. The assistant professor will also contribute to departmental administrative affairs as defined by the head of department.

Deadline: 10 April 2019.

Please see the full call, including how to apply, on www.sdu.dk.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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