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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbial Fermentation / Biotechnology

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Job Details

  • Full time / Fixed term up to 18 months
  • £29,799 per annum
  • University of Reading, Reading
  • Closes 17th December 2017
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbial Fermentation / Biotechnology

We are seeking to appoint a researcher with expertise in Microbial Fermentation/ Biotechnology who will be working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in a fixed term (18 months) Innovate UK funded project, at the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences. The aim of the project is to develop a bioprocessing platform for the conversion of an insect-based substrate into high value functional feed for aquaculture.

You will have:

  • A PhD in a relevant area
  • Skills in Applied Microbiology/ Biotechnology
  • Ability to work with Small Scale Bioreactor Systems
  • Knowledge and experience in Microbial Fermentation and Enzymology
  • Knowledge and experience in Downstream ProcessingThe University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Informal contact details:

  • Contact role: Principal Investigator
  • Contact name: Prof Dimitris Charalampopoulos
  • Contact phone: +44 (0) 1183788216
  • Contact email: d.charalampopoulos@reading.ac.uk

Alternative informal contact details

  • Contact role: Co-Investigator
  • Contact name: Dr Afroditi Chatzifragkou
  • Contact phone: +44 (0) 1183786724
  • Contact email: a.chatzifragkou@reading.ac.uk

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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