The Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) is looking for a PhD student to work on the BiodeCCodiNNg project, decoding novel reaction chemistries in biocatalysis, through the ITN – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fellowships. The research will be focused on genome-guided identification of novel carbon-carbon bond forming enzymes and Cloning, expression and biochemical characterization of identified candidates, among other tasks.

The candidate must hold an outstanding M.Sc. degree in Chemistry, Biological chemistry, Biotechnology, or related field, and experience in organic synthesis, analytical methods, enzyme purification and assays and notions of molecular biology. The applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain, for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to the reference recruitment date.

Working conditions

  • Contract duration: 36 month
  • Target start dates: between May 1st and July 1st 2023

How to apply?

Upload your CV, a motivational letter, names and contacts of three referees and copies of relevant diplomas at the BiodeCCodiNNg website (DC3) and at the application form of the University of Groningen.

Deadline: 20th July 2023