Research Associate (Limited Term)- 1 Year Term
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Job Number: 1901485

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

Department: Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Description:
Research Associate position in the area of metabolic engineering, systems microbiology, enzyme screening and engineering is available at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto. This position is a part of collaborative research project within BioZone at the University of Toronto.

Qualifications:
PhD in microbiology, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biochemical engineering or related discipline
Minimum 1 year of related experience in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biochemical engineering or related discipline
Strong background in microbial fermentation and downstream processes
Demonstrated understanding of fermentation kinetics
Strong knowledge of yeast, yeast stress response
Metabolic modelling
Experience working at different fermentation scales in lab (shake-flask to 100 L)

Duties:
Candidates with experience in yeast fermentation, yeast physiology, metabolic flux analysis, media and bioprocess optimization and scale-up, analytical techniques such as HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS, NMR are encouraged to apply for this interdisciplinary project involving industry.

Travel: None

Notes:
This is a 12-month term position with the possibility of renewal. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Employee Group: Research Associate, Limited Term

Appointment Type: Grant - Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: R01 - Research Associates (Limited Term): $44,209 - $82,891

Job Field: Research Associate (Limited Term)

Job Posting: Apr 22, 2019

Job Closing: Jun 21, 2019, 10:59:00 PM