Two well-paid Research Associate positions (postdocs): science at University of Gothenburg
Do you want to work on research projects within the framework of sustainability and develop new innovative processes to solve industrial problems? Do you have good laboratory skills and would enjoy leading applied research projects? Do you have a PhD in a relevant scientific field (bioengineering / microbiology / molecular biology / metagenomics / analytical chemistry / cell biology / physiology)? Are you interested in a full-time, well-paid research position (research associate/postdoc) at a well-ranked university with lots of paid international travel as well as remote working options? This job is not fully remote, as you will need to work in the lab some of the time, but includes a lot of travel to Australia, various Europe, USA/Canada, Asia. When writing up research, you may have the option to work from locations of choice while remaining in regular digital contact with the rest of the group. Full spectrum of benefits.
The position is research-focused, but also requires strong leadership and interpersonal skills, as the candidate must be comfortable interacting with a range of interdisciplinary researchers and leading new strategic research directions. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, highly motivated individual who will be able to lead research on this large international project involving several European laboratories, as well as industrial partners and research collaborators internationally. Required skills involve demonstrated leadership and project management experience, and prior training in a relevant scientific field (e.g. molecular biology, microbiology, analytical chemistry, aquaculture, veterinary science: other fields may be considered).
The position is 100% time for an initial 2-year contract. The position requires excellent English proficiency but does not require EU residency, and is open to all international applicants. Start date is approximately May 1, 2020 (flexible). Please find more details about the two available positions at: