ID 935/2023 - Research Scientist (f/m/o)

in the third-party funded project “ESIA – highly efficient, enzymatic sialylation of oligosaccharides”

Department 2 | Pay group 13 | Part-time 80 % | fixed-term contract until 30.06.2026

Your responsibilities

  • Development and elaboration of methods for the preparation of sugar nucleotides and sialylated oligosaccharides in analytical and (semi-)
    preparative scale
  • Molecular cloning, heterologous expression and purification of sialyltransferases
  • Development and application of analytical methods to characterize neutral and sialylated glycan structures
  • Laboratory management / administrative tasks
  • Participation in the dissemination of results (e.g. publications, conferences)
  • Presentation of results at scientific and project workshops / events

Your profile

  • Advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemical process engineering, molecular biology or a related subject; A M.Sc. degree or Ph.D. would be seen favourably, as would be a M.Eng.
  • Extensive practical laboratory experience
  • Profound knowledge of glycobiology, enzymology and protein chemistry
  • Experience in planning and conducting biochemical experiments and the associated data analysis
  • Self-motivated and well organized way of working with ability to collaborate effectively
  • Commitment and motivation to work on demanding projects
  • Good communications skills in English; additional German skills are a plus
  • Ability to consider and integrate gender and diversity aspects in your work environment

We look forward to your application!

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