ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Biology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE09/08/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Kanagawa
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Cell Factory Research Team
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
(Team Leader: Akihiko Kondo)
Cost reduction of raw materials and processes is needed in order to use biomass as an alternative to fossil resources. Our team aims to integrating conventional processes, which are typically complicated and costly into a bio-process that is innovative, consistent, less costly and energy-saving. This will be achieved by optimizing, in an integrated manner, a plant's capacity to produce and degrade cellulose and the process of microorganisms' degrading and synthesizing biomass.
Note: For more details about the lab, please refer to the following Web page:
Cell Factory Research Team | Center for Sustainable Resource Science
[Job title and Job description]
One opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher.
*Postdoctoral Researcher is defined as those with a doctoral degree of 5 years or less.
Project* : "Development of Informatics Fundamental Technology to Accelerate Development of Innovative Bio-Materials / High-performance Products"
Metabolic pathway design of biosynthesis of valuable chemical compounds.
*This project is part of the Japanese government's "Cross-Ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP)"
Postdoctoral Researcher: Carries out research and other work in accordance with laboratory research themes under the mentorship and training of supervisors.
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Yokohama Campus)
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
[Start of Employment]
Earliest date possible (negotiable)
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EURAXESS offer ID: 437565
Posting organisation offer ID: D119080677
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