18/12/2018

CINBIO 31. Postdoc Researcher on Biomass and Sustainable Development.

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CINBIO University of Vigo
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringChemical engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/01/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Ourense
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/03/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    CINBIO 31
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

Profile: The Biomedical Research Center (CINBIO) offers one full-time interim postdoctoral position to a highly motivated and qualified researcher on “production and evaluation of new prebiotics for human health from biomass”, related to the area of Biohealth and Active Ageing, in the EQ2 group (Biomass and Sustainable Development), based in Ourense.

Time frame: initially for 7 months (starting on march 2019), and may be continued.

Application deadline: 10 JANUARY 2019 (12:00 hours, local time).

Mandatory Degrees:

  • Degree in Food Science and Technology.
  • PhD degree, related to the processing of biomass and the use of their components.
  • Certification as “Profesor Contratado Doctor” or higher.

Expected Skills:

  • Sound experience in the use of technologies of oligosaccharide production from biomass and on their purification processes.
  • High expertise in polysaccharide, oligosaccharide and fermentation metabolites analysis including techniques as HPLC, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF-MS and UPLC-DAD-ESI-MS.
  • High experience in the determination of the prebiotic properties by in vitro fermentation assays, including the FISH technique.
  • Experience in MSc students supervision
  • Experience in working in foreign research groups (international stays)
  • Language skills: English
  • Visibly high communication skills and ability to work in a research team.

Salary:  It is 2000 €/month, before taxes (gross salary + employee social costs). It is also covered end of contract compensation, and social security costs from employer side.

 

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Official Academic degrees: 40%
  • CV, proved experience related to the post: 60%.

Candidates have to  send, together with the APPLICATION FORM, ANNEX II, these documents:

1.- Official Degrees. (Academic records). (name the file: cinbio31_YourName_ Degrees).

2.- Curriculum vitae (name the file: cinbio31_YourName_CV). This should include:

  • Experience in research projects, and outcomes (publications, patents, etc).
  • International stays: extension, Institution, and work performed.

3.- Cover letter, summarizing the applicant’s career and experience, and interest (one A4 page in pdf format, please name the file cinbio31_YourName_Letter).

 

Please, send these pdf documents to: cinbio@uvigo.es; indicating the reference on the subject of the email (CINBIO 31. Postdoc Researcher on Biomass and Sustainable Development)

Application deadline:  10 JANUARY 2019 (12:00 hours, local time).

Evaluation process:

The Human Resources Board will decide on selection and hiring.

Please, find more information about CINBIO, in our website:  www.cinbio.es; and follow the recruitment process here: http://cinbio.es/en/category/job-opportunities/

Eligibility criteria

Evaluation criteria:

  • Official Academic degrees: 40%
  • CV, proved experience related to the post: 60%.

Selection process

A Human Resources Commission of at least three members will decide along the process.

The recruitment board will select one candidate, and other qualified candidates will end up in a waiting list for future consideration.

Follow the recruitment process here: http://cinbio.es/en/category/job-opportunities/

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringChemical engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    SPANISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Expected Skills:

  • Sound experience in the use of technologies of oligosaccharide production from biomass and on their purification processes.
  • High expertise in polysaccharide, oligosaccharide and fermentation metabolites analysis including techniques as HPLC, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF-MS and UPLC-DAD-ESI-MS.
  • High experience in the determination of the prebiotic properties by in vitro fermentation assays, including the FISH technique.
  • Experience in MSc students supervision
  • Experience in working in foreign research groups (international stays)
  • Language skills: English
  • Visibly high communication skills and ability to work in a research team.

Specific Requirements

Mandatory Degrees:

  • Degree in Food Science and Technology.
  • PhD degree, related to the processing of biomass and the use of their components.
  • Certification as “Profesor Contratado Doctor” or higher.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universidad de Vigo. Chemical Engineering. EQ2
Spain
Ourense
32004
Edificio Politécnico-Facultad de Ciencias de Ourense

EURAXESS offer ID: 364637