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PhD position: Biocatalytic Oxidation Employing Peroxygenases

Biotechnology / Biochemistry
Closing Date


You want to work in a university environment? But you also want to know how to work with industry? Don't worry! acib is the perfect choice for both! Be part of us!


PhD position

Biocatalytic Oxidation Employing Peroxygenases

in Graz / Austria for 30 hours a week



That’s the project

The project deals with the investigation of peroxygenases. It is for 3.5 years funded, starting around July 2020 in the group of Prof. Wolfgang Kroutil, located at the University of Graz.


That could be your future me

You are working in an enjoyable work climate, have numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. You are part of a challenging and helpful work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job. You expand your expertise and bridge your science to industry.

And not to forget: You make your research visible and broaden your network!


That’s important to us

The ideal candidate will have a background in organic chemistry/molecular biology and good know how about biochemistry/biotechnology. If you are the perfect candidate, you should


have completed a Master’s degree or Diploma from a recognized University in Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biotechnology or related fields.

have research experience in the following areas (the more the better): instrumental analytics (HPLC, GC, NMR, MS etc.), biocatalysis, molecular biology, biochemistry, organic synthesis or related fields.

show interest in conducting a research project independently and should enjoy the work in an international, interdisciplinary environment.

You should enjoy the work in an international interdisciplinary environment.


That’s what you should know

It is intended to offer a minimum yearly gross payment of EUR 30,200.

Application deadline: March 08, 2020

Please find further information about the acib on our website:




And now the stage is yours! Give us an idea about you.


Get in touch online here: I 07_2020


Please submit the application comprising a detailed CV, letter of motivation including relevant skills and experiences as well as the earliest possible starting date, copies of your university degree document, and contact details of 2 referees willing to write confidential letters of recommendations.


Don’t worry about a few missing demands – maybe we can do this together! Of course, we welcome applicants of all sexes (m/w/x), backgrounds and ages.


ACIB – the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology – is one of the leading research centres in the field of industrial biotechnology. ACIB is dedicated to joint research at the industrial-academic interface. Seven Austrian Universities and more than 50 leading industry partners are working together within the ACIB research programme


Main contact
Name: Jasmin Weber

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